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One of the beautiful things about New York City is its local integrity: the bodega, the laundromat, and the pharmacy are all within a stone’s throw. So what happens when new types of industry move in? What is the city’s response? And how do we stay afloat?
Today’s Design Talk is about the twists and turns of buyer-vendor relationships in the era of the e-comm bubble. Why were there so many “discount” product websites that failed, when before they were being touted as the next, most successful thing since sliced bread? What went wrong? Find out in this week’s brief micro-history.