In this podcast for trendwatchers, Nora Young talks about McDonald’s new moves in Tokyo to create sleek, design-based dining experiences (via CNNgo). What’s up with that? Is it part of their ongoing moves in the coffee wars? Perhaps it’s a response to declining birth rates and the aging baby boom. What do you think?
Meanwhile, Cathi Bond talks about the return of plastic shoes! This time, in classic ‘fast fashion’ mode, they’ve got designers’ names attached (via JC Report). Nora asks: ‘what about the stinky feet?’