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5/20/15

singpostA New Life for the Postal Service

In case you missed this NY Times piece yesterday on the Singapore postal service’s efforts to reinvent and stay relevant in the digital age, well, I thought it was interesting… The author writes of Singapore Post’s “ambitious makeover”:

Besides its regular postal duties, it offers a basket of services for companies, including website development, online marketing, customer service and, of course, package delivery. Following the Amazon model, it is building a network of 24 warehouses in 12 countries to stockpile goods for companies. The e-commerce team is staffed with former Silicon Valley executives.

waterL.A.-Based Fashion Brand Reformation Puts Sustainability First

Reformation is an L.A.-based fashion brand that knows the impact of their industry on the environment, and is taking active and forward-thinking steps (like producing the majority of their clothing from their own sustainable sewing factory) to reduce it:

Check the facts. // Tour their factory/. // Learn more.

The Whitney Museum, Then and Now

We all know there’s a new Whitney Museum. But do you know its history? NPR takes us through the museum’s past homes and the ways they speak to different periods in the “evolution of art and museum culture.”

 

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