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Shopkick Crosshairs

Jul 14 2014 4:01am CDT | Source: reveries

The nexus of the mobile and physical worlds is obvious. "It’s called shopping," says Cyriac Roeding in a Forbes article by Hollie Slade (7/21/14). Since 2010, Cyriac has been developing this simple reality into Shopkick, an app that "can guide you through the clutter" of the shopping experience, "and reward your perseverance." Say you walk into Macy’s. First the app reminds you to open it, and then you are rewarded with points, or ‘kicks’ just for doin ...
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Alliance Rubber

Jun 5 2014 4:01am CDT | Source: reveries

Bonnie Swayze keeps her ‘Made in the USA’ rubber-band company growing by finding new uses for rubber bands, reports James R. Hagerty in The Wall Street Journal (6/2/14). Alliance Rubber is a family-owned, 150-employee business, and it gets plenty of competition from manufacturers in Thailand and China. In addition, "some of the biggest traditional uses for the product — such as holding together newspapers and bundl ...
Full article at: reveries
 

 

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