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.
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.
To stand out in a highly competitive market, even the highest-quality products need appealing and functional packaging—think about Apple’s products. As per a report by international packaging authority Smithers Pira in 2019, the global packaging industry is forecasted to grow to US$1.05 trillion by 2024.
Have you ever heard of Slenderman? A tall thin figure with no discernible features wearing a black suit lurking somewhere in the forests, ready to kidnap unsuspecting people? At one point in the internet’s history, Slenderman was a horror staple featured in several real-seeming horror series (also called alternate reality games) on YouTube as the main antagonist.
Microsoft Excel (MS Excel) is a must-have for any business. It is a powerful spreadsheet software application that allows users to store, organize and analyze data. While Excel is fairly easy to use, it can be tricky to become an expert. Don’t know where to start? We have compiled a list of easy-to-follow hacks that will help you become a pro at Excel!
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.
Amazon India and Flipkart, the two biggest ecommerce giants in India, have always been in a neck-to-neck competition for supremacy in the country. There is no better occasion to showcase their strength and take advantage of people’s shopping mood than during the Indian festive season, which begins in late September featuring various festivals, like Durga Pooja, Dussehra and Diwali.
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.