After years of hype, Tesla Motors is scheduled to pull the covers off of its Model 3 electric car at the company's facility, adjacent to the SpaceX factory -- tonight at 8 PM PT. It's widely known that Elon Musk is betting the bank on mass production of this more affordable edition of Tesla EV.
If you need a little push to get you motivated to work out (or to finally succumb to the athleisure trend), just watch Beyoncé run on a treadmill and hang out with Blue Ivy, and before you know it, you’ll be wearing a sweatshirt that says “IVY PARK” on it afterward and attempting to go on a jog. Lululemon is not very happy about it. See the story about today's tweet.
Stand on a ledge in a Rift, and you’ll instantly understand why VR is fundamentally different. You will in fact feel like you’re on the edge of a thousand-foot drop – and, if you’re like me, you’ll instantly take a reflexive step back. There’s no interpretation or reconstruction involved in VR; the experience is as visceral and direct as the real world.
For small businesses, creating a native ecommerce app is almost unthinkable, both from the technical and economical point of views. When it comes to consumer retention and ease of purchase, this may be the biggest step in SMB retail since Shopify recently released it's SDK.
Postmates, which is now completing 1M deliveries a month, is digging in deeper to the e-commerce space with the launch of Postmates Plus Unlimited. Adopting an on-demand subscription strategy that was once tested successfully in Columbus, Ohio - Postmates makes this work by building in margins on the vendor side.
Carter claims that Wimp’s business was in much worse condition than what was indicated in the statements he received at the time. Perhaps that might partly explain why Jay Z told Billboard at the time of the sale that he would ensure fair artist payments “even if it means less profit for our bottom line” – having bought a company which posted a $10m loss In 2014.
The company, which says its turnaround is taking hold, has greatly reduced its U.S. presence in the past six years. It was just a few years ago that Mike Jeffries departed and the brand adopted a maturing brand position and selection. It seems to be paying off, in public sentiment and top line sales.
Starbucks, a pioneer in getting consumers to pay for products with a mobile phone, is boosting spending on digital ventures this year as it enhances the capability of its app in Asia, Europe and Latin America. It's relationship with Jack Dorsey's Square is beginning to pay off, profitably, for both companies.
Amazon's all over the place from ecommerce and delivery to cloud-computing and electronic gadgets. These charts show just how crazy its business really is. One thing that these charts communicate? Expect Amazon to one day become a $1T business.
If you've ever been interested in the dynamics of competition and foreign investment to India, read this. The battle for eCommerce supremacy continues to shape up in India between Flipkart, China's Alibaba, and America's Amazon. These new policy initiatives explain what's in the pipeline and how even Wal-Mart is throwing chips into the center.
A last word: Will you buy a Tesla Model 3?
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Per Elon Musk:
Incredibly inspired by the interest in Model 3. You won't be disappointed. Also, small token of appreciation coming for those who lined up.