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M&As of 2018; What does a Gen Z consumer want?

Team YS
2nd Jan 2019
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In 2018, M&As were more than just the Flipkart acquisition. Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart may have dominated headlines in 2018, but the fintech and financial services sectors took centre stage with 20 M&A deals between them. Amazon India also beefed up its digital payments push by acquiring all-in-one aggregator app Tapzo, reportedly for $30 million-$40 million.

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What apps does the Gen Z use?

Apps make our lives easy. From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to sleep, there’s an app for all our needs. If you need to get a task done or if you just need something to relax, your smartphone has all the solutions. The app revolution that started in 2009 changed the world as we know it. Apps make our smartphones smarter and have now grown into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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How to be more innovative?

Innovation is not just about ideas, strategy, processes and organisation structure, but also about the behaviour of employees on a daily basis. In John Sweeney and Elena Imaretska’s new book The Innovative Mindset: 5 Behaviours for Accelerating Breakthroughs, we look at innovative individuals and habits that can shape an organisation. 


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