Three Kinds of Irresistible Tech From the Consumer Electronic Show

Last year in Las Vegas, 171,000 (or so) attendees could have looked at 4,400 new technology exhibits at CES (the Consumer Electronic Show). This year it was all digital and somewhat overwhelming. So, as always, I am depending on the…

Looking at Our Restaurant Anxiety

As COVID-19 intensifies our restaurant anxiety, an entire dine-in industry is experiencing cataclysmic upheaval.

How Vinyl and Streaming Are Similar

Changes in recorded music sales were fueled by new formats that started with vinyl and eventually became streaming.

Dark Stores and Other Ways That Grocery Shopping Has Changed

The five basic ways that our grocery shopping will change at home and in the store were propelled by the coronavirus pandemic.

Why Purell is More Than a Hand Sanitizer

A classic story about entrepreneurs, Purell history displays how a wife and her husband satisfied a need before it existed.

Econlife Lesson Plan: How Transparency Transformed Food Shopping

Econlife Lesson Plan: When the development of cellophane let us have self-service shopping for meat and produce, it started a retailing revolution.

The Problem With Vegan Names

With plant-based foods growing like weeds, we have to decide if their vegan names should reflect the foods that they resemble.

When Netflix Became the Designated Survivor

Continuing today, the Netflix effect began in 1997 when it began the creative destruction that eliminated some companies and produced others.

Where Will Automation Change Our Lives?

Whether looking at a self-driving car or your airline ticketing app, you can see how automation has begun to shift job activities.

What to Expect from an Older Entrepreneur

hy Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Are Older Than We Expect