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Product review: Vestiaire Collective

My summary of Vestiaire Collective before using it? I think Vestiaire Collective (‘Vestiaire’) to be a marketplace for fashion. Similar to Poshmark, I expect Vestiare to focus on high-end fashion. Not sure whether it’s just boutiques selling on Vestiare or whether consumers can sell to other consumers through the platform. How does Vestiaire explain itself […]

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Design eCommerce Gamification Mobile Product Management Product Marketing Technology User Experience

Product review: Pinduoduo

Pinduoduo is China’s second largest shopping app; the company has only been around for 5 years but is already following closely on the heels of Alibaba which dominates the Chinese market through apps like JD.com and Taobao. For me there are four aspects of Pinduoduo’s product and proposition which make it stand out: team purchase, […]

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App review: TikTok

Lately, I’ve heard lots of good things about TikTok – which came out of Musical.ly, a hugely popular social media app – headquartered in Shanghai – that let you watch and create your own lip sync video to the music available on the app. I was familiar with Musical.ly but lost track somewhat after the […]

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Design Digital Content Gamification Mobile Online Trends Product Management Technology User Experience

App review: Forest

My quick summary of Forest before using the app – I think I first heard Nir Eyal, who specialises in consumer psychology, talk about Forest. Given that Nir mentioned the app, I can imagine Forest impacts people behaviour, helping them achieve specific outcomes. How does Forest explain itself in the first minute? – “Stay focused, be presented” […]

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App review: Blinkist

The main driver for this app review of Blinkist is simple: I heard a fellow product manager talking about it and was intrigued (mostly by the name, I must add). My quick summary of Blinkist (before using it) – “Big ideas in small packages” is what I read when I Google for Blinkist. I expect […]