Flying Monkeys

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That’s where we saw them. They flew right over our Changing Room! If such a statement doesn’t surprise you anymore, you should definitely cut down on your labs Blog consumption.

Right, we need to be a bit serious now. It’s time for a little self-criticism. Shop.org Digital Summit 2015 in Philadelphia didn’t go so well for us. Perhaps we’re a bit spoilt due to the attention we received at most of the events we attended so far. To be fair though, nearly all of the exhibitors complained about the lack of traffic at this year’s Shop.org. There simply wasn’t that much going on. But still, we might have to think more about how to put life into our demos. This would also be incredibly important in a ‘real-world’ commerce environment. The Smart Wine Shelf probably had it all: flashing lights and alcohol. Or do we need cool giveaways? This brings us to the flying monkeys…

Standing around at a booth for three days can become a little tedious when there is a persistent lack of action. So you start to collect giveaways from other companies and entertain yourself by playing them. We found a monkey with elastic arms that could be catapulted through the air… no need to explain any further is there? Let’s just add that our colleagues on the other side of the wall were talking to customers when the chimp struck…