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‘Instagram for classwork’ Seesaw in 1/2 of US schools

Kids don’t try their hardest unless they think someone’s watching. Overcrowded classrooms and distracted parents can make pouring effort into school work feel pointless. But Seesaw‘s app turns their assignments into social media they share with teachers, peers and mom and dad. Now it’s invading …

Amazon effect steamrolling the restaurant industry

Retailers are in the throes of adapting to a shopping environment completely revolutionized by e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), but restaurants are now facing the same challenge thanks to what has become known as the “Amazon effect.”<p>Delivery apps, including Amazon Restaurants, Uber Eats and …

How Restaurant Brands Can Leverage Both Tradition And Innovation To Win

In the always evolving restaurant industry, one fact remains constant: consumer demands are always changing. Often, they are influenced by trends affecting other industries. The experience economy is certainly such a trend. According to Eventbrite, three in four millennial consumers would rather …

Hospitality

Instagram content best practice: winning examples from global brands

<b>This month saw the release of the 2016 cross-border business handbook: Going global with Facebook. It is a good body of research for budding social</b> …

Boston Japanese Restaurant News

Battle of the Data Science Venn Diagrams

Data science is a rather fuzzily defined field; some of the definitions I've heard are:<br>• "Work that takes more programming skills than most …

Google's grand ads signal it's taking on the iPhone directly

New name, bigger marketing, and a new focus on hardware<p>Google is buying up massive swaths of vertical real estate to advertise its upcoming October 4th hardware event. Billboards in the United States, building-side projections in Germany — timed to coincide with Cologne’s Photokina exhibition — and …

Shopify’s resident entrepreneur makes e-commerce look easy

Jane Lee is using her knowledge and experience in the world of e-commerce to help fellow entrepreneurs. At 26, she already has three years of e-commerce experience under her belt after graduating from the business program at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.<p>Since taking …

Entrepreneurship

What Happens When Yelp Restaurant Reviews Turn Political?

Until Sept. 19, if diners had wanted to see Yelp reviews for Elizabeth, N.J., restaurant First American Fried Chicken, they would have found just two of them, praising the food, wide selection and late hours. Now, the majority of reviews give the restaurant one star, refer to the owners as …

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

Dining Out: Where America Eats

Eating out isn’t just for special occasions anymore: It’s now the American way of life. We’ll spend an estimated $720 billion at restaurants this …

How Changing the UX 180 Degrees Made Grew Sales By 180%

You're reading How Changing the UX 180 Degrees Made Grew Sales By 180%, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

Japan Isn't Having Very Much Sex & It's A Problem

A study says that nearly half of young men and women in Japan are still virgins.<p>According to<i>The Japan Times</i>, the National Institute of Population and …

32,000 people in Japan turned 100 this year and the economy can't keep up

Japan doesn't really believe in dying young.<p>At least, not according to conventional timelines.<p>New data from the country's Ministry of Health, Labor, …

Demographics

Cookie Fries Are Coming to a State-Fair-Inspired Restaurant Opening at a Texas Walmart

Regular cookies are now so boring.<p>State Fair Treats, a state-fair-inspired restaurant opening at a Walmart in Plano, Texas, is changing the cookie and fried-food game forever.<p>Opening next week, the restaurant will be serving treats like fried Pop-Tarts and funnel cake fries, the <i>Dallas News</i> reports. …

French Fries