- The Future of shopping according to Federico Marchetti, the man behind Yoox.com and one of the most astute people in luxury commerce. I am a big fan of his site and what he has built. This interview gives a rare insight into his thinking about the present and future of shopping and the impact of the Internet.
- Is Instacart Deceptive? Jonathan Mayer, a lawyer at Stanford looks into the company’s subtle surcharge and figures out that the flat $3.99 delivery fee is no what it is cracked out to be. Markups are about 20 percent but that’s okay as long as the service wasn’t wishy-washy.