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Rishi Taparia - Issue #67

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This week we look at Alibaba's monster Singles Day, Amazon's HQ2 (and HQ3?), the new realities facing
 

Rishi Taparia

November 11 · Issue #67 · View online
Links and posts largely on fintech, commerce, climate and energy with a few random tidbits here and there

This week we look at Alibaba’s monster Singles Day, Amazon’s HQ2 (and HQ3?), the new realities facing grocers, Bill Gates reinventing the toilet, Google’s ongoing affair with China and more. Enjoy!

Commerce
Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records
Walmart is building an AI lab inside one of its stores
The tragedy of Amazon’s HQ2 selections: Long Island City, NY, and Crystal City, VA
GIF credit: Scott Galloway
The Grocery/CPG Business Wakes Up to A New Reality
FinTech
Advance Pay Service May Reduce Use of Payday Loans
Technology
Bill Gates Aims to Save $233 Billion by Reinventing the Toilet
Google Never Stopped Trying to Go to China
Random Tidbits
Can libraries save America?
Survival of the Richest – Future Human
Quote I’m thinking about: “Humans think in stories rather than in facts, numbers or equations, and the simpler the story, the better. Every person, group and nation has its own tales and myths.” - Yuval Noah Harari
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