I hate being a stereotype, but I hate, hate, hate, shopping even more. An Ikea in Sydney Australia recognized that I'm not alone in my hatred of all things commerce and recently tested the greatest thing to happen to shopping since the introduction of smartphones. The MÄNLAND play area.
Aaron Biber is an 89-year-old barber from Tottenham. He lost his wife in 2010 and, in 2011, he lost his livelihood to rioters. His story made headlines when a striking image of his ransacked barbershop hit the Internet.
I live 2,912 miles from the office. Understandably, I don't make it in every day—mostly I telecommute. And, because I like to see more of the world than my kitchen, that means a lot of cafe working.
There's no excuse for any iPhone user to go shopping without consulting the Google Shopper app first. It's free, it's fast, it'll tell you if you're getting a good deal, and it'll pull up product reviews for better decision making.
Do you know what's a good way to know if people are shopping? By checking the parking lots. And according to satellite images from Remote Sensing Metrics, people have been shopping a lot more this year than years past.
Before you know it, your alarm clock will be going off and you'll be contemplating whether you really want to join the Black Friday crowds. Here's the pro/con list it'll boil down to.