Here’s the thing about luxury watches: though they can be great investments, they can also deal a severe blow to the wallet. After all, many sell for six-figure sums that, to many, might seem like an unnecessary spend. Your desire to own a luxury watch does not always have to come at a significant cost.
E-commerce / New Retail
Remember the infamous sales interview task—“sell this pen to me”? Honestly, there’s only so much you can do with that. Pens are boring, everyday products that don’t really need marketing, but lo and behold, the tact you use tells the interviewer how good your sales abilities are. If you can convince someone to buy a pen, you can convince them to do anything.
Singer, rapper and chaotic personality Kanye West, a.k.a. Ye, has been all over the news and the place for the past few months. What’s more? Media personality Kim Kardashian is not all that he has lost. The famous rapper has also lost his billionaire status as his over-a-decade-long relationship with Adidas ended following his antisemitic (i.e. against the Jewish community) comments on social media. Now, he is worth US$400 million.
It has not been an easy year for those in the tech industry, witnessing massive layoffs and hiring freezes. For those on the sidelines, the tech bust has been eye-opening, and we understand that even though tech may be the future of the world, it might not be so for employment, as has been validated by CEOs.
Black Friday is just around the corner, with Amazon, Walmart, Target and Best Buy already rolling out big sales ahead. If you’re wondering where to find the best Black Friday deals, good news—we’ve done the job for you! The Jumpstart Team has compiled a list of the best Black Friday gadgets offers available right now to help you save a good amount of money. Whether you’re looking for a new TV, smartphone, laptop or gaming console, be sure to check out our list of Black Friday deals. You won’t be disappointed!
As the world becomes increasingly digitized, small businesses must adapt to survive. One of the best ways to do this is to take advantage of social media and instant messaging apps like WhatsApp. Owned by Meta, WhatsApp is a cross-platform application that allows users to communicate with each other via text, voice and video calls as well as share images, documents and locations.
On September 28, 2022, EscapeWelt launched its Kickstarter campaign for its limited edition Force of Elements Puzzle box collection. Returning readers may remember the review of EscapeWelt’s House of the Dragon puzzle that we posted in May this year. I was glad to find that the company also wanted our opinions on their latest collection of puzzles.
Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) make up the vast majority of today’s global population. Yet, when you walk into a makeup store, you see 50 shades of beige catering to a smaller percentage of makeup users with lighter skin tones, and there are only very few or no selections for darker complexions.
This year, watchmakers pulled out all stops to ensure that connoisseurs were impressed, as watch events, like the Geneva Watch Days and Watches & Wonders, sprung back to life. From materials like platinum ruling the roost to tourbillons and skeleton watches stealing the thunder, we round up some of the top luxury watches of 2022 so far for different kinds of wearers.
If you Google “maximalist fashion”, you will be swamped with dressing guides dedicated to this “the more, the better” trend published by leading fashion magazines in 2022. Rapidly gaining popularity in the last couple of years, maximalist styles are breaking out of the runway of an Haute Couture fashion show, a red carpet event or a K-pop performance to conquer streets in high fashion neighborhoods.
As the world increasingly moves online, businesses need to have a strong ecommerce presence to remain competitive. Once you’ve set up all your ecommerce essentials, from setting up payments to managing delivery and inventory, you have to figure out how to make it all profitable. There are a few things to consider when developing your ecommerce strategy. First, you need to understand your customer base and what they want from your online store. Secondly, you need to set some realistic goals for your ecommerce business.
Organization and efficiency have a way of scratching an itch we didn’t even know we had, be it searching through hundreds of boxes in your storage unit for your high school yearbook or having to squeeze in all your makeup and skincare products in your bag before a business trip. At those moments, you’d wish there was a particular product that could make your life so much easier.
Last year, a physical Elon Musk-signed Tesla Model X toy car was minted as a non-fungible token (NFT) and put up for auction on OpenSea. The auction didn’t turn out to be very successful (probably because it wasn’t an official release made by Tesla), but this caused some car fans to wonder: will NFTs get into the automotive market someday?
When we hear the word “luxury”, we think of the sparkle of chandeliers; we think of the purr of a sports car engine; we think of…gold-plated staple pins? Don’t we?
But what makes these coveted items worth so much more than the average ceiling lights, the average family car and the good old staple pins that you can get a dime a dozen? Well, as they say, the devil is in the details, and the value is in the label of luxury.
You may be wondering how you can use your blog to generate leads (individuals who are interested in a firm’s services in any form). After all, isn’t a blog supposed to be a forum for sharing your thoughts and opinions with the world? It can certainly be that, but it can also serve as a powerful lead generation tool. According to HubSpot, 60% of consumers read blogs.
For many millennia, what we wear is an important part of our lives. Evolving from simply protecting our bodies, clothes have become an indicator of culture, profession and even social standing; and lately, as a means of self-expression as well. As such, fashion touches everyone on the planet, quite literally, and we may even call it our second skin.