Category: Commerce and Marketing

Commerce

Remember When Delivery By Drones Was Not Within the Realm of the Possibile?

The assistant walked into the big office.  “Sir,” he began.  “I – ” “Hold on.  Here, look at this screen.  Our drones cover 75% of the U.S. airspace.  Isn’t that wonderful?” “That is wonderful, sir.  But there appears to be an issue with the drones.  People are getting upset.” “People?  What are people?  Oh, you mean those creatures who are...

Remember When You Could Go To the Supermarket Without Being Offered Something You Didn’t Want?

Remember when you could go to the supermarket without being offered to enter a contest, or asked to make a donation, or join a mailing list, or solicited with anything other than the items you went there to buy? I do. My childhood memories of going to the supermarket are sepia-toned.  Mostly I remember buying a lot of cereal, and begging...