London fire: Smiling faces of missing a stark contrast with anger and grief

June 17, 2017

… the disaster has been handled that they descended on the local town hall on Friday afternoon chanting, “We want justice.” Holding fliers, placards and wearing T-shirts with images of missing people, protesters climbed the building’s front steps and shoved their way in. Across town, a second protest flared up in central London, bringing popular shopping destination Oxford Circus to a standstill as demonstrators staged a sit-in during the city’s rush hour. Back in …


London fire: Blaze engulfs apartment block in West London

June 14, 2017

… million redevelopment, according to property firm Rydon. Close to Notting Hill, the tower block is around a five minute walk from the Latimer Road Underground station and near the Westfield shopping center in the west London suburbs. According to property website RightMove, the average rent in the building is around $2,500 a month. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Traffic Jacker OTO 1 – 27 100% Automated targeted social media traffic jacking.FanContact 5k Get many …


Amazon’s great at selling its own batteries and baby wipes. But Food and fashion? Not yet

June 11, 2017

… of marketing spend thanks to guaranteed display space. That allows retailers to offer them at bargain rates. The rationale in Amazon’s case is no different, but the company’s many-tentacled business model also affords its brands a few functions that other companies can’t offer. For one, Amazon has the wealth of data to predict exactly what people want. Decades of accumulated knowledge on its customers’ online shopping habits inform every inventory decision. The company is …


This startup is building an online shop around unboxing videos

June 9, 2017

A YouTuber unboxes a "loot crate."Image: youtube Eric Feng thinks he’s found the perfect intersection of media and online retail, and it’s, well, a little outside the box. The former Hulu executive and Kleiner Perkins partner is launching a new shopping platform built entirely around an obsession among certain parts of the internet with so-called “unboxing” videos. SEE ALSO: The future of retail is permanent pop-up shops, according to this startup The company …


Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… it’s not exactly a hobby, she’s also known for her love of shopping for shoes. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has an interest in the design and history of manhole covers – a hobby which he himself has described as “zany”. Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Tim Farron gets a Buzz out of the Apollo space programme Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron is fascinated by space, saying: “I love the Apollo programme… the immense risks …


Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events – BBC News

… said there were still “important” lines of inquiry to pursue but urged the public to “go out as planned and enjoy yourselves”. Police had reviewed security at more than 1,300 events across the country and people could be “100% confident” they were doing everything possible to protect them, he added. “Whatever events you are going to – whether you are going shopping or to sporting events or music events, I’d encourage the public to carry on. …

May 27, 2017

Apple will host big-name musicians and high-profile workshops to kick off new program

Image: Leon Neal/Getty Images Apple is doubling down on its quest to turn its stores into more than just a stop on a shopping trip. The Cupertino giant unveiled a host of new programs on Tuesday meant to make its retail locations feel more like community gathering places of sorts. One of these moves is a new “Today” section on Apple’s website that will serve as a central hub for daily happenings in the company’s nearly 500 stores worldwide. SEE ALSO: Apple launches …

May 17, 2017