Softbank to invest up to $750 Million in Zume’s Pizza-Making Robots

Pizza-making robots named Pepe, Gorgio, Bruno, and Leonardo have things under control and with a big investment from Softbank coming, this could be the next big thing in pizza.  California start-up Zume Pizza aims to deliver the worlds freshest pizza with its “Baked on the Way” delivery trucks. The custom-made Continue Reading

The $3500 Porsche Soundbar that is made from a 911 exhaust

Porsche Design had developed a high performance soundbar audio system. The team at Porsche Design have taken the twin exhaust from the 911 GT3 and converted it to a high performance soundbar. The 200-watt table top design is integrated with all the latest audio technology and connects wirelessly to your Continue Reading

Peak Design – The Silicon Valley Bag Company that funds its company from Kickstarter

Peak Design is the Silicon Valley Bag Company that funds its company from Kickstarter. Handbags may have always been the quintessential accessory for women. But with our love for technology, urban lifestyles and travel, men have driven a trend for the “do everything bag”.  A simple filter in crowdsourcing site Continue Reading

Can empty malls become the Ultimate Fun & Fitness Destination?

Trends in fitness have changed over the years and new facilities are opening constantly. Facilities like OrangeTherory, F45, and Soulcycle are taking the fitness industry by storm. These companies all offer group based workouts that are typically between 45 and 60 minutes. These new companies all have something else in Continue Reading

We are Marshall

Christmas morning 2016,  my family chats over espresso and Italian pastries, my mother is setting up the kitchen for a day of cooking and my dad is in the living room, checking the weather as usual.  Around 10am, my mother asks, “shall we open the presents”? My brothers and I Continue Reading

Rimowa… The only way to fly

I didn’t know much about RIMOWA luggage before I started working with them nearly five years ago, RIMOWA came to Middleton Group to help develop their window displays for their North American Stores. I can’t express how fortunate I am to work with this group, everyone from their marketing department Continue Reading

Could Starbucks be the next Best Buy?

  With some retailers closing their doors and others struggling to compete against the online giants, it is interesting to see how retail is evolving.  Despite the increase in online sales, retail isn’t going anywhere, and as online shopping has changed the way we buy things, retail has had to Continue Reading