An in-depth look at Apple Pay, and what it means for retailers

http://www.retailcustomerexperience.com/articles/an-in-depth-look-at-apple-pay-and-what-it-means-for-retailers/

 
How Moosejaw’s tone of voice creates hilarious multichannel experiences

https://econsultancy.com/blog/65437-how-moosejaw-s-tone-of-voice-creates-hilarious-multichannel-experiences

 
While marketplace sales on Amazon soar in August, eBay’s sales falter

http://www.internetretailer.com/2014/09/10/while-marketplace-sales-amazon-soar-ebays-sales-falter

 
Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know

http://www.spring.org.uk/2014/09/happiness-10-fascinating-new-psychology-studies-everyone-should-know.php

 

 

The “Now For Something A Little Different” link:
See Amazon’s Stunning New London HQ With A Garden On The Roof

http://www.businessinsider.com/photos-of-amazon-hq-in-london-2014-9#heres-the-view-from-above-check-out-the-tennis-courts-on-the-roof-1

 
Friday Funny:
Samsung take the proverbial out of Apple’s bigger screen:

Where did the Marks & Spencer website relaunch go wrong?

https://econsultancy.com/blog/65244-where-did-the-marks-spencer-website-relaunch-go-wrong

The psychology of colour in persuasion.

Colour psychology: how colours influence the mind

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/habits-not-hacks/201408/color-psychology-how-colors-influence-the-mind

The Landing Page Punch that Will Boost Conversions

http://www.neurosciencemarketing.com/blog/articles/landing-page-punch.htm

NFC-Based Mobile Payments Said to Be a ‘Hallmark’ Feature of iPhone 6

http://www.macrumors.com/2014/08/28/wired-nfc-mobile-payments/

Amazon Updates Their Login Screen For The First Time In A Decade

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3035030/fast-feed/amazon-updates-their-login-screen-for-the-first-time-in-a-decade

Google Wing: Google’s drone delivery project

http://mashable.com/2014/08/28/google-project-wing-drone-delivery-australia/

and

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/29/google-joins-amazon-in-testing-home-delivery-drones

 

Designing What’s Never Been Done Before
 http://www.uie.com/articles/never_before_design/

 

The psychology of discounting: Something doesn’t add up
http://www.economist.com/node/21557801 

 

Responsive e-commerce design
http://www.cxpartners.co.uk/cxblog/responsive-e-commerce-design/ 

 

Situational Awareness: A Method for Mobile Content Planning
http://johnnyholland.org/2012/07/situational-awareness-a-method-for-mobile-content-planning/ 

 

Shell’s Social Media Campaign Backfires:

http://www.buzzpatrol.com/is-shell-social-media-campaign-troll-the-best-ever/

Shell’s Trolled Social Media Campaign

 

 

Perception Strategy: The Emotional Side of User Experience
http://www.forumone.com/blogs/post/perception-strategy

 

Perception Strategy: The Emotional Side of User Experience Part Two
http://www.forumone.com/blogs/post/perception-strategy-emotional-side-user-experience-part-two

 

The New Airbnb Focuses On Pretty Pics Rather Than Searches
http://www.fastcodesign.com/1670158/the-new-airbnb-focuses-on-pretty-pics-rather-than-searches#1

 

The Beginners’ Guide to Benchmarking User Experience
http://www.userfocus.co.uk/articles/guide-to-benchmarking-UX.html

 

The State of Mobile Commerce: How Facebook Is Losing The Retail War
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-state-of-mobile-commerce-how-facebook-and-pcs-are-losing-the-online-retail-war-2012-6

 

The 7 Biggest Creativity Killers

http://www.fastcocreate.com/1680919/the-7-biggest-creativity-killers