Caps for fans of fictional brands
Fashion & beauty / Entertainment
Lucky Seven makes custom caps that bear the logos of fictional
companies featured in cult films and television shows, immediately
recognizable only to likeminded fans.
Hotel perks for Mercedes drivers
Automotive / Travel & tourism
Through Mercedes' Destinations program, Merc drivers are entitled
to exclusive benefits at partner hotels, including complimentary use
of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, welcome gifts and room upgrades.
Building green habits, one step at a time
Eco & sustainability / Lifehacks
Green Groove aims to help consumers create and stick to a plan to
eliminate their unsustainable ways and embrace new, greener
Pay-what-you-want hotel in Singapore
Travel & tourism / Marketing & advertising
The new Ibis Singapore on Bencoolen hotel just last week launched
a promotion that lets guests choose the rate they want to pay for a
Pre-cut decorations for IKEA furniture
Homes & housing
Sydney-based Grippiks sells adhesive sheets in a variety of bright
colours and patterns for use on the surfaces of many models of IKEA
Group buying for new parents
Regular readers are already familiar with the benefits consumers
can enjoy when they team up and buy as a crowd. A new site brings
those advantages to buyers of baby and children's goods.
Tracking one's sex life online
Lifestyle & leisure
An entirely personal application, Bedpost is a way for consumers to
keep track of the sexual encounters they've had by logging in and
entering some key details after each one.
Hotel uses tech perks to draw youthful travellers
Travel & tourism
Technology-enabled hotels seem to be popping up all around the
globe, and recently one of our spotters alerted us to one in Germany
that's aimed specifically at budget-oriented youthful travellers.
Industry community for kids' products
Retail / Media & publishing
Based in New Zealand, Skout Trade Fair is an online community that
aims to help those in the children's products industry find each other
Helping media buyers find sellers of alt advertising
Marketing & advertising
DOmedia bills itself as a matchmaking service for media buyers and
sellers. Listed in its database are opportunities to advertise on college
student notebooks, on phone kiosks, on golf carts and in restrooms.
Jackets and bags made to be handed down
Fashion & beauty / Eco & sustainability
Countering the forces of "fast fashion", British brand Howies is
focusing on the long-lasting quality of its newest clothing line,
appropriately named Hand-Me-Down.
Sears blends online & off in new retail experiments
Retail / Lifehacks
MyGofer is a new, warehouse-style retail concept that aims to offer
both the convenience and selection of an online store and the
immediacy and low prices of a discount retailer.