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Rishi Taparia - Issue #70

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This week we look Payless' new high end brand, Amazon's deceptive baby registry ads, China's further
 

Rishi Taparia

December 2 · Issue #70 · View online
Links and posts largely on fintech, commerce, climate and energy with a few random tidbits here and there

This week we look Payless’ new high end brand, Amazon’s deceptive baby registry ads, China’s further crackdown on the P2P lending business, the first genetically modified babies, hedge fund performance coaches and more. Enjoy!

Commerce
‘They had us fooled’: Inside Payless’s elaborate prank to dupe people into paying $600 for shoes
Over a third of all Black Friday web sales were made on smartphones
New Parents Complain Amazon Ads Are Deceptive
FinTech
China Is Said to Plan Purge of a $176 Billion Loan Market
Ohio becomes the first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments
Technology
EXCLUSIVE: Chinese scientists are creating CRISPR babies
Bird’s new Platform program and the rise of the “business in a box”
What's next for marketplace startups? Reinventing the $10 trillion service economy, that's what.
Random Tidbits
Can India Afford to Cool Down?
Inside the Secretive World of Hedge Fund Psychiatrists and Performance Coaches
Writing Is Thinking
Quote I’ve been thinking about: Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” - Victor Frankl
‘They had us fooled’: Inside Payless’s elaborate prank to dupe people into paying $600 for shoes
‘They had us fooled’: Inside Payless’s elaborate prank to dupe people into paying $600 for shoes
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