Sephora is leading the digital-first revolution in the beauty industry. Is digital a strong foundation, or will the company follow the rest of a retail industry and blush in the face of online pure-plays and Amazon?
Launched as an experiment in 2009, Giffgaff is now the third largest mobile virtual network operator in the UK (just behind Virgin Mobile and Tesco Mobile), but the only one run by its own customers. Some have believed it is a ‘bonkers’ mobile network, but it has survived and grown to £210 million revenue already in 2015
Why you should have, “put your money where your mouth is” and invested in the non-tech winner that is Domino’s Pizza instead of in all of the tech titans that we think of today.
Instagram has become an effective channel for advertisers and is quickly emerging as the leading platform in mobile advertising.
Network effects don’t defend against significantly better products (or: you still have to create value for the user).
WeChat has pioneered the messaging-as-a-platform business model, generating massive revenue from its 600 million active users and capturing value across industries from banking to transportation. Where will it grow next?
Mobile ordering and payment app brews success for Starbucks.
In 2012 Facebook became a “mobile-first” platform. By betting on mobile, Facebook created value for its users and increased its ad value capture, positioning itself to compete against Google.
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Domino’s builds customer loyalty and lowers costs with best-in-class digital tech