— Will Corry (@slievemore) August 21, 2014
By Natasha Evans, analyst, @Pragmauk– a St Ives Group company
The new Foyles flagship store was unveiled on London’s Charing Cross Road in July, in the iconic former Central Saint Martin’s building. With customers hailing it ‘the future of the modern bookstore’, I decided it was time to see the store for myself.
I visited the store with trepidation that it might have lost some of Foyles’ charm in the quest for modernisation, whilst simultaneously compromising the quirkiness of the original Saint Martin's building. Whilst this fear wasn't unfounded, the store is big, bright and has irrefutably thrown Foyles into the 21st Century.
By Mike Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, The Delta Group
From books to e-books and shelf wobblers to 3D print displays, print as an industry seems to be evolving faster now than at any stage in its history.
As the likes of Amazon have shown, 3D printing is enabling brands to extent their product offering and create new revenue opportunities, but the capabilities being created by technology-led evolution in the print industry stretch far beyond this. [more…]
This powerful entry to the Windows Phone 8.1 range represents Microsoft’s lowest cost smartphone delivering high-end apps, features and exceptional build quality for an uncompromised smartphone experience
London. August 19th, 2014 -- Microsoft today announced UK availability for its new Lumia 530 smartphone. Available across major UK retailers from 4th September, the Lumia 530 will be on sale from as little as £60.
This powerful new smartphone runs Windows Phone 8.1 and delivers an uncompromised Lumia experience, including the latest popular apps. Microsoft’s cheapest smartphone to date comes with a range of innovations and services normally found in high-end smartphones. [more…]
Following a national study, which launches today, leading media communications agency Havas Media and mobile marketing and commerce company Weve have identified how mobile has completely changed the boundaries of social acceptability.
The study, which looks at the impact of digital disruption to both society and human psychology, shows that young people don’t behave or think in the same way as they did ten years ago. They don’t just use their mobile phones to call friends and family, they rely on them obsessively.