A huge village, a small world

A huge village, a small world

There are four new economic paradigms: the smart economy, the sharing economy, the circular economy and the platform economy. I want to focus on the “glocal” platform economy, where the pendulum swings back and forth between global – the world at large – and local –...
Onlife consumers are everywhere

Onlife consumers are everywhere

It is hard to overestimate the impact of the internet on retail. When being online was new, the retail business model did not have to adapt, not much. Buyers, retailers, consumers, same old story. In many ways, the webstore was simply a digital storefront, with a...
Korean Book Launch interview in the ECONOMYChosun

Korean Book Launch interview in the ECONOMYChosun

Millennial generation is emerging as the main consumer of the future. How do Dutch and European nations look at the rise of this generation? All across Europe, the Netherlands included, there is a sense that millennials are shaping the future. Technology is here to...