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  • Millennials "are the strongest adopters, with 35% of the cohort using wearables, according to the survey of more than 950 US adults"
  • Estimated that "72.1 million wearable devices will be shipped worldwide in 2015"
  • 155.7 million units expected to be shipped in 2019
  • "The roughly 250-megapixel (19,580 x 12,600) APS-H CMOS sensor sets a world record for resolution in its size."
  • "Is said to be able to distinguish lettering on the side of an airplane from 18 km away."
  • "Sensor can be used to capture incredibly high-resolution video — about 30 times sharper than 4K — at five frames per second."
  • McDonald's Canadian and American egg supply to become cage-free.
  • "The chain attributed the change to consumer preferences." McDonald’s USA buys approximately 2 billion eggs annually.
  • "The Humane Society of the United States called the announcement a 'watershed moment for animal welfare.'"
  • "The NFL and Teespring team up to sell fan-created custom t-shirts for first time.”
  • Connects "America’s most popular sports league to a marketplace that sells millions of user-created products.”
  • "More than 4 million Americans bought something from Teespring last year”
  • Johnson & Johnson sold its "widely used Splenda sugar substitute [...] in order to focus on other consumer brands."
  • Splenda has annual sales of about $300 million; more than saccharin and aspartame.
  • J&J aims to focus on other healthcare categories, "including baby care, skin care and products to treat pain and wounds"
  • "IndiGo, India’s biggest airline, firmed up an order to buy as many as 250 Airbus Group SE A320neo single-aisle jets"
  • This is the biggest ever order by number of aircraft for the European planemaker.
  • "Could be valued at as much as $26.6 billion based on list prices, before customary discounts."
  • Duolingo is the most downloaded app in the Education category on both Google Play and Apple’s App Store
  • Rapid growth: App had 60 million users in 2014, now has 100 million users.
  • "More people now use the app to learn languages in the U.S. than in the country’s entire public school system."
  • It's the largest ever initial production run for iPhones by the end of 2015
  • They've placed orders for 2 new models - 4.7-inch and 5-inch displays
  • Last year's iPhone order was 70-80 million and its biggest ever at the time
  • They delivered 11,507 from April - June; it's the highest quarterly total thus far
  • Tesla is twice the price of Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt but among top 4 sellers in US for electric cars
  • "50% of Diapers.com purchases were made on a mobile device," sparked by same-day delivery for busy moms. "That’s up from about 25% of purchases from the site in 2013."
  • "Some 75 percent of mobile shopping takes place over wifi networks rather than data networks."
  • "Smartphone use is going up as tablet use is going down."
  • "Saladworks reported $75 million in sales in 2014, and the chain Chop’t reportedly averages $2-3 million in revenue per location, annually."
  • "“There’s a lot of good regional brands, but there’s no national player. So the race is who’s going to be the national player for salads.”
  • The salad chain Sweetgreen raised $95M in funding.
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