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Rishi Taparia - Issue #69

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Thanksgiving week brings a few more random tidbits than normal! This week we look at Black Friday sal
 

Rishi Taparia

November 25 · Issue #69 · View online
Links and posts largely on fintech, commerce, climate and energy with a few random tidbits here and there

Thanksgiving week brings a few more random tidbits than normal! This week we look at Black Friday sales, the resilience of Costco, Amazon looking to move Pay offline, Tencent looking to grow non-gaming revenue, robot caregivers, what worries Americans and more. Enjoy!

Commerce
Black Friday Sees Record-Breaking $6.2 Billion in Sales
Casper Co-Founder Predicts the Death of (Bad) Retail
The Resilience of Costco
FinTech
Amazon Pay Accepted Here? Web Giant Aims to Put Digital Wallet in Stores
Ezetap's Bobby Bose to be Whatsapp India head
Tencent’s WeChat testing money market fund and score system in bid to catch up with Alipay
Technology
Meet Zora, the Robot Caregiver
Wanted: The ‘perfect babysitter.’ Must pass AI scan for respect and attitude.
Random Tidbits
The Industrial Revolution was the most important event in history
30 Years of American Anxieties
Young People Are Having Less Sex
Your Brain Is Wired to Suck the Joy Out of Good News
Quote I’m thinking about: “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” - J.K. Rowling
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