Amazon Fresh is in da house!
"The number of retail health clinics that have been popping up in places like drugstores for years is expected to double by the end of 2015, according to the consulting firm Accenture. Accenture said in a report released Wednesday that a flood of newly insured patients from the national health care overhaul will help stoke demand for those clinics, which typically treat minor illnesses when a patient doesn’t have a doctor or the physician isn’t available."
"The differences between only children and those raised with siblings tend to be positive ones. Ms. Falbo and Ms. Polit examined hundreds of studies in the 1980s and found that only children had demonstrably higher intelligence and achievement; only children have also been found to have more self-esteem. These findings, which have been confirmed repeatedly in recent years, hold true regardless of whether parents of only children stayed together and regardless of economic class."
"Strive for work-life effectiveness—not balance. The term work-life balance implies that one dedicates an equal portion of time to work and life. Catalyst, a research firm focused on women in business, uses the phrase work-life effectiveness, and suggests striving for a situation where work fits with other aspects of your life."
"In many ways, we’ve tried to create an interface that is unobtrusive and deferential,” Ive said, where the design “recedes” in order to elevate content on the screen."
"Why Colorado? “One of the things that Colorado’s been recognized for over the last year is that we’re the number one location – Denver specifically – in the United States for millennials between 25 and 34 years old to migrate to,” said Mitisek. What draws them, he explained, is lifestyle, access to education and the fact that Denver, as a city, is developing quite nicely as an urban environment, given its public transit infrastructure."
"…consumers don’t know that taking megavitamins could increase their risk of cancer and heart disease and shorten their lives; they don’t know that they have been suffering too much of a good thing for too long."
"It is in the larger scope of Google’s business that crowdsourcing’s importance though should register. As Ovum points out Google is poor at non-tech ecosystem or community development. But it wants to push deeper and deeper into the crowd."