business models

Advertising Ed Cotton: Is The Ownership Revolution Transforming Brands?

As more and more consumers adopt a "collaborative consumption" model, brands move towards service models instead of purchase ones.

Technology Is Freemium At Odds With Profit? [Headlines]

Is offering up products for free really necessary? Could a return to focusing on traditional consumer needs lets brands have their cake and eat it too?

Design frog: What Is The Future Of The Design Consultancy?

The design industry is undergoing a change from short term one off projects to long-standing collaborations.

Retail Triple Pundit: One For One Makes Consumers Feel Like Philanthropists

With the buy one give one (BOGO) model, everyday consumers can help improve the lives of those in need.

Advertising Grant McCracken: What Business Are We In? Just Business, Actually

Nimble business are learning to abandon the existing business model before someone rips it out from under them.

Innovation Thinking Through The Relationship Of Art, Science And Business

How can boundary-crossing practices change how we approach problems?

Advertising Follow Up: Lessons from Illegal Music Downloads

To curb illegal music downloads, The Economist argues that it is more effective to offer alternative ways of distributing music rather than focusing on litigation and suing users.