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The online auctioneer ricardo.at became Austria’s market leader since its launch in 2008 and maintains its position against global competitor ebay.
Why it matters
This is an example of the importance of locality when competing with global organisations. How can global brands implement insights from local markets as consumers look to what's familiar and authentic?
Washington DC transportation officials are looking at the current DIY carpooling set-up (called slugging) for tips on how to encourage commuters to carpool to work. They believe that highway gridlock could be eliminated if traffic dropped by 10%.
Air France offers their first class travellers the opportunity to attend an art exhibition during their flight. A room in the aircraft has been given over to use as an art space, and in January 2010, the in-flight exhibition was ‘First Colour’ by the photographer Inge Morath, in association with the Magnum Gallery.