Mike's Industry View - Issue #167
AI / Creativity
A headteacher has found a way of showing new students around his school during the lockdown by recreating it brick for brick on the game Minecraft.
As Nike seeks to boost its direct-to-consumer sales, it not only has to convince customers to buy more products from its store, but also to visit its stores more frequently, as well as to use more of Nike’s services like its app that will give Nike more data about the customer.
Face Cover "one of the most rapidly produced products we've ever made" says Adidas — www.dezeen.com Adidas developed its face cover in response to the coronavirus pandemic in less than a month, making it one of the quickest products it has ever made.
Millions of Americans Have Moved Due to Coronavirus — www.bloomberg.com Young adults are most likely to have relocated, new data show.
The companies that most aggressively adapt and extend new ways of operating will turn this crisis to their advantage.
No, Really, Your Boss Wants You to Take Vacation—Now — www.wsj.com Companies’ latest memo to workers: Take a vacation already! Businesses want workers to use their paid time off to stave off burnout and avoid a year-end vacation crunch. But fewer workers appear to be doing so.
Experts suggest the current market conditions set TikTok up as a worthy challenger to Facebook’s ad dominance, fairly early into TikTok’s existence.
Twitter shares rose as much as 12% amid speculation that the social media company is building a paid subscription-based service.