posted: 23 August, 2019
Welcome to ThisIsRetail, your weekly look at some of the more diverse and unexpected stuff influencing the way we buy, sell, and consume in the 21st century.
Disruptors are all well and good when they’re messing with someone else’s crappy business model. But the minute they start messing with our food, our music or our movies they’re going to find themselves in a world of pain.
This week we’ve been thinking about the unhappy accidents, unintended consequences, and downright unacceptable outcomes disruptors have caused.
Netflix. Spotify. Deliveroo. Sort it out.
- The Spotify Effect
Without ownership, there’s no incentive to study.
- The Food of Love
Why so many restaurants play indie rock from circa 2012.
- Eat or be Eaten
The foodoo economics of meal delivery.
- Pork Pies
Chain restaurants are selling dishes under different brand names on Deliveroo. Consumers have no idea.
- Netflix v Cannes
Inside the battle for the future of cinema.
- Grateful Dead
In the age of Netflix, dead authors have never had it so good.
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