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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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Short Burst: Young People VS. Grexit

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Short Burst: Young People VS. Grexit

As most of you know, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Out of all the bad things associated with the result of this referendum, this fact is one of the worst: only age groups above 50 predominantly voted to leave the EU.

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1520 Blog: FOMO

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1520 Blog: FOMO

I’ve decided to occasionally write blog posts about issues and topics that are relevant to many people of my generation. I’ll address these issues and topics from my perspective and, if we’re lucky, my experience can help others in dealing with these issues. For us, by us. This time it's about the fear of missing out, or FOMO.

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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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