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1520 Blog: Millennials, Retail And Fake News

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1520 Blog: Millennials, Retail And Fake News

We're currently witnessing a new wave of bankruptcies among established Dutch main street retail chains. Every time I read an article about about the death of one of these, I hear a familiar phrase in the back of my mind: fake news.

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1520 Blog: Three Books To Understand The World A Little Better

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1520 Blog: Three Books To Understand The World A Little Better

Given our jobs and our educations, we have read a lot of non-fiction books over years. The following three books are the ones that helped us, as entrepreneurs and citizens, the most at understanding the world around us, so we figured we might as well share them. All three of them are well written and easy to read, so don't worry about them being too dry. We're not going to summarize them for you because we want to encourage you to read (or listen to) them, but we will share some quotes from or about the books.

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1520 Blog: Straight Outta Compton's "Surprise Success"

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1520 Blog: Straight Outta Compton's "Surprise Success"

Straight Outta Compton entered the box office chart at #1 on it's opening weekend, with $56.1 million on 2,757 screens. Not only did it therefore already, on it's first weekend, make twice the amount that it cost to make the movie, but it also nearly doubled “expert expectations”. It went on to stay at #1 for several weeks. What I want to talk about here are these "expert expectations"

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