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The German company Henkel produces tubular steel furniture. Their business model is to provide high quality products that may be considered pricey but that are long-lasting, rejecting the idea that profits are only gained by high sales volumes.
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This model calls into question the usual path of growth for businesses. While many companies talk about sustainability, this company takes it a step further by manufacturing products that have a guaranteed long life span. Are quality, long-lasting products something that resonates enough with tomorrow’s consumer?
“CrowdSend” is a new social network that tries to identify objects on online images. Users are encouraged to tag photos with any information they have about the products depicted and gain rewards and bonuses for correctly recognising items on the photos.
The Poko company has introduced a unique advertising format that consists of planting more than 100,000 flowers in a field of over 10,000 square meters. This type of advertising targets air travelers.
At the moment, it is only available at “El Prat” airport (Barcelona). The company is also negotiating to hire advertising land next to the main Spanish airports.