Consumer behaviour expert David Harvey comments on Amazon opening a supermarket with no checkout operators or self-service tills, but with extensive built-in cameras to spy on people’s behaviour.
Posted in Business Computing Consumer behaviour Marketing Research Society Tagged in: Alexa, amazon, Amazon Echo Dot, Apple, built-in camera, citizen, consumer, Consumer behaviour expert David Harvey, Facebook, future shopping behaviour, George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, Google, no checkouts, retailing, Seattle, smartphones, space travel, spy, supermarket, surveillance technology, tech race, Technology
Consumer Behaviour expert David Harvey comments on UK retail sales falling by 1.5% in December compared with November
Posted in Business Consumer behaviour Marketing Society Tagged in: Black Friday, BREXIT, British consumers, christmas, Consumer behaviour, contractual commitments, David Harvey, monthly subscriptions, seasonal spending, subscription economy, Thanksgiving, Uk retail sales
Professor of Transport and Economics Colin Bamford comments on the New Year rail fare increases.
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Dr Walter Mswaka is a Senior Lecturer in Business Strategy at Huddersfield’s Business School. One of Dr Mswaka’s research projects focuses on the nature and character of social enterprises involved in recycling activities in Brazil. In this blog he comments on the tragic police shooting of a waste picker (catadore) in São Paulo, one of
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Environmental expert Dr Julia Meaton comments on the prospect that a warming, rapidly changing Arctic will be the “new normal” and will shows no signs of returning to the reliably frozen region of the past.
Posted in Business Consumer behaviour Environment Politics Research Science Society Tourism Tagged in: Arctic, climate, Dr Julia Meaton, Environmental, fossil fuel, global climate, globe, ice, temperature, warming