In the realm of (ultra) fast fashion, there’s a name that’s been creating waves: Shein, where you can find tops for as low as US$5 and jeans at US$10. This Chinese fast-fashion giant, beloved by fashionistas and trend-followers alike,
Who knew that social media, our go-to spot for fun and relaxation, would become a lucrative income stream? Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube aren’t just for scrolling anymore—they are stages where content creators, maybe even like you, can showcase their talents and pull in pretty pennies, sometimes enough to live on!
From Storefronts to Smartphones: What Is Mobile Commerce and How Is It Changing the Way We Shop in 2023?
Gone are the days when brick-and-mortar stores were the primary destination for our shopping needs. Thanks to the growth of mobile commerce (m-commerce), shopping has been liberated from the constraints of time and place. By tapping on our screens, we can access a virtual world filled with endless shopping choices.
A few months ago I came across Paper Shoot—a company that produces environmentally friendly digital cameras, specifically catering to the aesthetic of vintage reel photography, all while minimizing the fuss and waste the hobby can generate.
Amazon, the popular e-commerce platform, continues to enhance the shopping experience for customers worldwide. In a bid to further streamline the process, the online shopping giant has recently introduced an innovative service known as Amazon Anywhere.
As the world continues to evolve, so does the nature of work. The traditional nine-to-five job is no longer the only option available, and more and more people are choosing to freelance or work in the gig economy. This shift has had a significant impact on many industries, and startups are no exception.
Business owners often struggle with boosting website traffic, lowering their bounce rate and converting followers into paying customers. However, many are unaware of the great potential offered by YouTube. Since its launch in 2005, YouTube has established itself as a world-renowned platform for modern media. As per Alexa’s global ranking, YouTube is the second most trafficked website in the world.
Gifts are essential in our lives. From Christmas to birthday gifts, these little things help build and strengthen our connections with others. When we give someone gifts, our bodies will release chemicals like dopamine and endorphins, which are known to make us happy. These chemicals also play an essential role in promoting positive feelings in social interactions, including those in the workplace.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar will generate roughly US$6.5 billion in revenue, topping the previous record of US$5.4 billion from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Thanks to the once-in-four-year tournament, Qatar’s GDP is estimated to grow by 4.1% in 2022, and the tournament alone could add up to US$20 billion to Qatar’s economy.
According to a recent report by investment banking company Credit Suisse, global wealth per adult increased by 8.4% to US$87,489 in 2021. As expected, this growth in wealth isn’t evenly distributed among all of us, with the top 1% of the world holding on to 45.6% of the world’s financial assets. But where do these wealthiest people live, and why did they get so loaded? To make sense of that, here is a list of the top five countries with the highest number of millionaires per capita and why they are a playground for the rich.
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!
The demand for luxury fashion brands worldwide has remained strong, driven by the wealthiest people in the world. Estimated at US$253.11 billion in 2021, the global luxury fashion market is predicted to reach US$332.98 billion in 2029, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.0%. To get you started on your designer brands-hunting journey, we’ve compiled a list of four companies worth keeping an eye on in 2023.
Employees of a startup are essential to its success. They keep the company running to ensure that the vision gets carried out and that the day-to-day operations continue seamlessly. High turnovers can be harmful to a company, especially for startups with less established internal structures, organizations and systems to mitigate handover disruption. This makes retaining employees a particularly important goal for startups.
As of 2021, the global maritime industry is worth US$1.6 billion and is expected to reach US$2.9 billion by 2027. For our readers who may not be familiar with this space, maritime refers to the movement of people and goods across the world over water. This industry is the backbone of the shipping sector, handling over 80% of international trade.
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.