Whether you need some lunch time reads or something to get you past hump day, we’ve curated five links you’ll enjoy!
Is Alibaba trying to reinvent convenience stores?
Alibaba has been recruiting independent store owners in China to adopt its retail management platform, named Ling Shou Tong, in their stores. Since it rolled out in August last year, approximately 600,000 stores, or 10% of China’s mom-and-pop shops, have started using it. This is a new way for Alibaba to expand their physical presence and increase its involvement in brick-and-mortar stores.
Hold on to that Christmas tree!
It’s time to address the tree in the room – what do you do with a Christmas tree once the merriment of the holiday seasons have passed? Rather than chucking it into the dump, here are more eco-friendly ways to get rid of it.
What will 2018 have in store for us?
With AI and multiple sociopolitical movements setting the tone for 2018, this year is sure to be an eventful one. Alan Murray, president of Fortune, shares the five big business trends to look out for this year.
Making an open plan office work for your business
Open plan offices don’t have a good reputation – they distract staff, lack privacy, and reduce job satisfaction and well-being. However, research has started to show that there are certain conditions crucial to the success of an open plan office.
Reset a bad work day
Everyone is bound to have one of those days where you’re just not feeling it. While the stress of a bad work day might be outside your control, here are some tips to reset your bad work day.