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Thinking inside the subscription box: New research on e-commerce consumers by McKinsey & Co.

Subscription e-commerce, led by start-ups such as Dollar Shave Club, Blue Apron meal kits, and Stitch Fix personal styling, is a fast-growing new way of buying online. Our research shows that 15 percent of online shoppers have signed up for one or more subscriptions to receive products on a recurring basis, frequently through monthly boxes. Subscription e-commerce services offer these consumers—often younger, affluent urbanites—a convenient, personalized, and, often lower-cost way to buy what they want and need.  The subscription e-commerce market has grown by more than 100 percent a year over the past five years. The largest such retailers generated more than $2.6 billion in sales in 2016, up from a mere $57.0 million in 2011.1Fueled by venture-capital investments, start-ups have...

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https://nyoliveoil.com/competition/

The NYIOOC | World Olive Oil Competition is the world’s largest and most prestigious olive oil quality contest, and its annual listing of award winners is widely considered the most trusted guide to the year’s best extra virgin olive oils.

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Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells!

A new study has proven that an ingredient in extra virgin olive oil can kill cancer cells. The results of the study, which will be published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Oncology, were made public on January 23, 2015. The researchers, nutritional scientist Paul Breslin (Rutgers University), biologist David Foster (Hunter College) and chemist Onica LeGendre (Hunter College) discovered in a lab study that the ingredient, called oleocanthal, causes a rupture of a part of the cancerous cell which releases enzymes and causes cell death, without harming healthy cells. In this way, cancer cells are killed by their own enzymes. “Oleocanthal is a name for a chemical in extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) that means ‘Stinging Oil Aldehyde’,” Paul Breslin told Olive...

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World Inspired Olive Phrases and Sentences 🍈

The Minoans used olive oil in religious ceremonies.In 2014, world production of virgin olive oil was 3.Flat bread with olive oil and za'tar is also popular.Olive oil imports come from Italy, Spain, and Turkey.In turn, olive oil and wine were Italy's main exports.Shells are commonly colored brown, black, or olive green.Australia now produces a substantial amount of olive oil.Extra virgin olive oil is required to have no more than 0.Mixing garlic with egg yolks and olive oil produces aioli.The oil burned in all of these lamps is traditionally olive oil.The wild olive tree originated in Asia Minor or in ancient Greece.Once aboard ship, he disinfected the wound with urine and olive oil.Both were extremely fertile in all produce, except wine...

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