Category Archives: shopping

Proper Customer Service

My best customer service story is when a bottle of Innocent smoothie exploded over my colleague’s and my desks, due to fermentation in the heat and poor storage conditions. I called up Innocent to complain and they sent me a box of 12 Smoothies as an apology – though it wasn’t their fault, but rather […]

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Redwing Brogues

I’ve avoided the brogues business, I’ve avoided the boots business… I’ve got too many Nikes. I did buy an amazing pair of patent toe-cap Mr Hare’s last year, but that’s another story. These Redwing’s were originally designed as a country walking shoe for Minnesota’s farmers and gamekeepers who needed a boot to withstand constant exposure […]

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Shanghai’s 50 Best Shops

  The 50 best shops in Shanghai? According to TimeOut, that is. I don’t massively disagree with any of these shops, and there are enough places that I’ve not had the pleasure of spending my hard earned Rimbim’s/Rambo’s/Rimbibibibim’s/RMB in that I could spend an afternoon remembering the pleasures of  a consumerist society. It’s strange the […]

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Paris Guide

My Paris from CloudRaker on Vimeo. Useful guide to Paris’ shops, cheap eats and art galleries. Thick French accent excused by quality product, and good (great) knowledge. Ouiache ouiache Bruno There’s a New York guide on the same site, by Christina. Always useful.

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Nuji

Buy without buying. Or keep a list of what you want to buy. Either way, Nuji’s fun. Start collecting, sharing and discovering all the thing you like.

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The Cost of Being Kanye

How much money does Carlton Kanye West spend in an average week? And on what, exactly? Well, thanks to his Twitter updates, NYMag has done the maths. (BTW, if I was #KanyeRich, I’d buy that sofa. And them Dries shoes too. Just saying.) yooooooo it’s been a busy day.. heading to Asia now… I’ll get […]

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LSN Global and The Future Laboratory

At the LSN Global trend briefing last week I noted down the following: The rise of the MAVIN nations (post BRICs, we’ll have Mexico, Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Nigeria as emerging global powerhouses) 42% of businesses see the recession as an opportunity not a hinderance, and that businesses will change for the better. They see […]

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±0 watch

just found out ±0 products, designed by Naoto Fukasawa is available in the lollipop shoppe in Brighton. oh dear…

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