Q: What is the Future of Shopping? A: The guy who made the Kickstarter-backed iPod Nano watchband, who raised almost $1 million and guaranteed himself success, can keep making it until it isn’t hot anymore and then just do something else. Bermuda, here he comes.-The Temporary Pop-up Corporation Jeff Jarvis
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Trends are Design causingCustomization DI Y Gov’t Mistrust Digital Curation our values to shift.
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Directions Retailers Set up Shop Sell your products Rewards Card / Request Recommendations Track transactions on directions card Shoppers Buy things Rewards Cards / Write Recommendations Swap / Barter Items Track transactions on directions card Positive Wildcards Reward Pack Pick-up for Retailer (after 10 transactions) Kickstarter Campaign Currency Exchange
GroupstormingRelevant questions.So what happened?What was different/surprising from your usualshopping experience?What is possible in this environment?How does shopping/society change byencouraging this style of shopping?Where can this evolve? Go? What will thisevolve into? What is beyond this shopping?
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