Business, Fashion, Footwear, Lifestyle

The Sneaker Stockbroker, StockX’s Josh Luber

Josh Luber wants to revolutionise the streetwear economy with his platform StockX, a marketplace for sneakers and luxury goods that ensures pricing stability and product authenticity, while providing users with hard data on how specific products are selling. Having grown up in Philadelphia, attended school during the 90s and played basketball when Michael Jordan was […]

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Business, Startup, Tech

But What Does A Co-Living Community Manager Do?

Paris-based business incubator Station F – which calls itself the largest ‘startup campus’ in the world – will start offering co-living leases later this year. In preparation, it’s currently hiring a community manager to help new tenants settle in. The job description offers an interesting insight into what this role entails. Take a look at the […]

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Business, sports

What Is The Lebron Effect?

  What exactly is “The LeBron Effect,” and is it something that can be tracked and evaluated?   Personal income James’ four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers certainly makes for excitable headlines and pushes him into territory no NBA player has ever seen before. He will make $35.6 million next season, with his salary rising annually to $41 million […]

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Business, Investment, Tech

Uber Is Going To Renting Electric Scooters

It’s been announced that Uber will be teaming up with electric scooter rental company Lime to add a new type of transport to its existing offering. Lime, which was founded by ex-Uber executive Travis VanderZanden, is currently growing at a rapid pace and just completed a $335 million financing round led by Alphabet Inc., valuing […]

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Business, sports, Sportswear

Time For Change, Federer Swaps Out Nike For Uniqlo

Wimbledon’s number one seed Roger Federer has announced a new partnership with Japanese clothing company, Uniqlo, ending his association with Nike, which he first signed with in 1994. The new deal was confirmed on the first day of Wimbledon when the SW19 favourite arrived for his opening match wearing the new brand’s kit. However Uniqlo […]

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Business, Cars, Design

Tesla Finally Hitting Model 3 Targets

Having struggled to keep up with demand for quite a while now, Tesla has finally hit its production goal of 5,000 Model 3s per week. The target was hit during the last week of its second quarter (even though the 5,000th car technically came off the production line a few hours after midnight), which was […]

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Business, Startup

What Successful People Do With Their Morning Commute

Unlike James Bond our mornings don’t consist of sitting in the bath, reading papers, on the phone and leisurely taking out time.  Well for some they might. But how did you spend your commute this morning? It can be strange, being squashed up on a bus or train for up to an hour every morning, […]

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Business, Lifestyle, Tech

Myspace Tom Beat Facebook In The Long Run

Well… Wouldn’t you rather be a rich nobody than whatever the fuck Mark Zuckerberg is? My MySpace profile was abandoned when, at the ripe age of 18, I decided it was just a little too juvenile — the glittering GIFs affixed to every page, the garish customized designs, the pressure on maintaining your top 8. […]

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Business

The Influencer Bubble Pops For “Mega” Influencers

According to a new report from Launchmetrics, “mega” influencers — described as having a following between 501,000 and 1.5 million — are becoming increasingly less valuable to brands. The study finds that most advertisers and brands prefer influencers with smaller followings as micro-influencers (10,000 to 100,000 followers) are seen as the most effective partner by 46 percent of […]

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Business

How To Get An Internship With The Worlds Best Brands

“Choose a job you love,” assert thousands of self-help books, fridge magnets, and school guidance counsellors, “and you will never have to work a day in your life.” If only it were that easy. For many who love the worlds of fashion and footwear, a life spent working at the brands that define those industries would […]

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Business, sports

2018 NBA All-Star Players, Who Earn the Most From Endorsements?

Ahead of this weekend’s highly anticipated 2018 NBA All-Star game, Forbes has compiled a list of the players involved ordered in the amount of money each one earns annually in endorsements. While some of the highest ranked players’ earnings come as no surprise—after all, LeBron James did sign a seven-year, $90 million contract with Nike while he […]

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Business, Tech

Amazon GO Store Opens to the Public Today In Seattle

Amazon’s attempt to remake shopping as we know it will take a major step forward Monday, when members of the public will get their first chance to shop in the AmazonGo convenience store. The store, which has been open to Amazon employees since 2016, uses advanced technology to let shoppers walk in, take what they want […]

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Business, Design, Investment, Startup

How WeWork Became The Starbucks Of Office Life

WeWork has spent 2017 riding a rocket. The co-working company leases buildings, renovates them to be luxe Silicon Valley-style offices, and then rents out those offices one desk or a conference room at a time. Just within 2017, WeWork raised $4.4 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund. As of October, it had 172 locations in 18 countries, used by more than 150,000 members. WeWork itself employs over […]

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Business, Music, Uncategorized

The Tidal Could Dry Up In Six Months

Jay-Z, one of the world’s highest-paid musicians, but despite this his Tidal streaming service is reportedly suffering from financial difficulties. According to Norwegian business paper Dagens Næringsliv, Tidal is facing both cash flow and user growth issues, leading to the service having enough funds to last just six months. The news comes less than a year since Tidal received investment from […]

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