Retail does not have to die, it just have to reinvent itself and cater to the newer age of audiences. With the rampant invasion of eCommerce, you can basically buy everything online through the web or a mobile app. Retail is getting expensive especially in countries such as Singapore. Revenue can barely cover the cost of rental expenses, let alone staffing costs.
Retail should not just be the selling of products; it should be the selling of an experience.
Not everyone who laughs is happy. Some people smile to hide their pain. Never assume that someone who seems happy is not hurting. Maybe they need someone to look through the laughter and smiles, and see that they are hurting inside.
The perfect weather for me is “aircon” weather. That is, you go outside, and temperatures are similar to that of the internals of a shopping mall. 25 degree Celsius plus minus is perfect. Absolutely perfect. In Singapore, you get low 30s all year round during the day. Just a week and more ago we had 20s all day.
Have you ever been wronged, wrongly accused and had words put into your mouth and forced into you such that you must simply accept it for what it is? Sometimes life happens in such a way and the only option you have is to “suck it up”. How much can you suck before you finally explode?
I always had to restart the computer half way through before being able to successfully boot into Windows. Today I learned that it was Window’s brilliant recommended option to enable “fast startup” that is causing all the issues. For all of you out there facing a booting up problem, disable “fast startup” and test again.
I’ve started a new YouTube series whereby I consolidate some of the more interesting and cool releases (products, services, open source code etc!) over the week. Check out my first introductory video and let me know what you think!