Monthly Archives: February 2011

A HBR primer on co-creation

Source: HBR Blog, Feb 2011 But what is co-creation, really, and how do you do it right? Co-creation involves working on new product and service ideas together with the customers who are going (you hope) to buy them. It turns … Continue reading

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Ideas to Disrupt Your Industry

Source: Mashable, Feb 2011 Step 1: What Do You Want to Disrupt? Step 2: What Are the Business Clichés? Step 3: What Are Your Disruptive Hypotheses? What Can You Invert? What Can You Deny?

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Learning WebGL (an IAP Course)

Source: http://people.mozilla.org/~bjacob/iap2011/slides/#slide1

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Uniqlo’s Uniqlooks

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iPad – cool! retail device

Source: Chicago Tribune, Feb 2011 Since Apple Inc. unveiled the iPad in April, a spate of retailers including Burberry, Puma, Things Remembered, Converse and Nordstrom, to name just a few, have rolled out tests of tablet computers at select stores around … Continue reading

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Flash Sales Companies’ Business Model

Source: NYTimes, Feb 2011 some analysts wonder whether Gilt, and the band of flash sales sites, will prosper as the economy recovers, inventory levels tighten and consumers open their wallets wider. “This business model relies on selling designer merchandise at a … Continue reading

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Flash Sales Companies Challenges: Scaling & Daily Deals

Source: Business Insider, Feb 2011 All of these companies have grown extraordinarily quickly, rattling traditional retailers and the online ecommerce giants in the process. Two of the companies–Rue La La and HauteLook–have now been sold (GSI Commerce bought Rue La La … Continue reading

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