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WHAT'S NEXT?: Digital lifestyles are on the rise around the world and AR and VR will likely see us all using wearables, head-mounted displays and smartphones in almost everything we do. And, most of us will be living in cities too with full amenities close by.

  • [New] Mintel expects the market value of holidays to Spain to surpass pre-COVID levels in 2025, but volumes are still likely to remain short. Market Research Report
  • [New] The Bank of America has provided the option of buying GOOGL stock and has predicted an estimated value of about 3,210 USD per stock. Business Upside
  • [New] America's record greenback emissions will not only sink the dollar but raises the likelihood of hyperinflation in which runaway prices destroys the value of its currency. Gold-Eagle
  • [New] The global social commerce market is projected to reach a value of $3.4 B by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 28.4%. CB Insights Research
  • [New] The global fintech market is projected to reach a value of $324 B by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 23.4%, according to Market Data Forecast. CB Insights Research
  • [New] The haptic technology market is projected to reach a value of $21.5 B by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 13.89%. CB Insights Research
  • [New] The global virtual reality market is projected to reach a value of $84.1 B by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 44.8%. CB Insights Research
  • [New] The Australian Data Strategy will seek to maximise data's value, protect it to build trust, and enable it to use - its use to bring tangible benefits to the Australian people. Director
  • [New] As lockdowns around the world lift, online shopping will grow at a slower pace, but still account for 17% of global retail sales. 9News
  • [New] The data: Twenty percent of US consumers plan to shop more during the 2021 holiday season than they did last year. Insider
  • [New] Around 9,000 public buildings in the US could generate up to USD 70 million per year in value for grid users if they were upgraded to be grid-interactive. Energy Post
  • [New] Responsible agencies will develop a Queensland Battery Industry Strategy to establish a local battery supply chain from mine to value-add, and potentially manufacturing. www.resources.qld.gov.au
  • [New] Retail sales of meat alternatives in Asia-Pacific grew to an estimated US$ 1 billion in 2020, with a projected CAGR of 9.1% by value and 8.65% by volume forecasted for the period 2019-2022. .foodingredientsfirst.com/
  • [New] Face coverings will be made compulsory in shops and on public transport in England unless an individual has a medical exemption. GOV.UK
  • [New] Face coverings will become compulsory in shops and on public transport in England, and pupils in Year 7 and above, plus school staff and visitors, are being advised to wear face coverings in communal areas. BBC News
  • [New] Face coverings will become compulsory in shops and on public transport in the UK from next week. The Guardian
  • [New] Despite concerns around supply chain issues, Cyber Monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year, with $10.2 billion to $11.3 billion estimated in online spending. ABC News
  • [New] The rules on face coverings in shops and on public transport in England will be tightened. The Guardian
  • [New] In 2017, the global online dating market was valued at US$ 64,000 million and is projected to reach US$ 9,202 million by 2025, given increasingly widespread access to the internet across the world and increased use of smartphones. Wiley Online Library

Last updated: 02 December 2021


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