Barnes & Noble Must Now Look To Indie Bookstores For Inspiration

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg The most recent chapter in the story of American bookstores has taken a surprising twist. Barnes & Noble, one of the main players in the wave of market consolidation that once threatened the future of indie bookstores, is now losing share to mom-and-pops. Barnes & Noble is eliminating store positions and changing […]

Just How Much Money Does iPhone X Make Apple? Take a Look

Apple’s new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X’s flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher. The iPhone X smartphone costs $357.50 (roughly Rs. 23,200) to make and sells for $999 […]

Nokia 9 Leak-Based Concept Video Offers a Good Look at Its Design

Nokia 9, the company’s anticipated next flagship smartphone, is likely to make its way to the market early next year, and has been subjected to multiple leaks so far. Now, a leak-based concept video has surfaced showing the design of the handset from all angles. Nokia 9 is widely expected to belong to the premium price […]

Donald Trump Should Look to Germany for Scientific Inspiration

America’s president is currently tightening budgets on R&D and focusing scientific efforts on things like fossil fuel energy and military systems. Meanwhile in Germany, quite the opposite is happening: Angela Merkel is slowly but steadily growing the nation’s research efforts to further cement its standing as a scientific heavyweight. Nature has a great piece reflecting on the nation’s impressive scientific standing. The […]

CROSSING THE LINESHow to look street smart in stripes with inspiration from and old-fashion candy striper’s uniform

Take inspiration from the old-fashioned candy striper’s uniform and go for bold vertical lines in colourful shades. This season, reinvent the classic breton top with pastel or brightly coloured pieces that take centre stage. Here, fashion editor GABRIELE DIRVANAUSKAS shows you how to earn your fashion stripes. 5 Dress, £160, Topshop Boutique; boots, £39.99, Zara; […]

Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Just yesterday, President Donald Trump told a trio of New York Times reporters that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation turned to his finances, he’d view it as a “violation” of Mueller’s charge. “This is about Russia,” Trump said. But according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelsen, investigators had already been investigating several […]

A Look at Franchises Specializing In Security

Like most people, when you think of franchises, you probably think of fast food franchises or retail franchises. But, there’s so much more to franchising. One sector worth mentioning is the security sector. There are franchises in security with opportunities in residential and business security, as well as in IT security. According to ASIS International, an […]

What’s the Best Place to Look for New Product Inspiration?

  Some entrepreneurs experience creative flashes or strokes of genius where they simply come up with new successful products. But more often, good entrepreneurs have to actually work to come up with those ideas. Unfortunately, new product inspiration isn’t readily available on every corner. To come up with a product that is not only possible […]