Toy stores, with bright lights, loud sounds and crowded aisles, can be hard to manage for children with autism or other sensory issues. For parents, finding toys that match their kids’ skill sets and will hold their attention can be a process of trial and error. Big toy sellers and specialists are both trying to provide some better options.   Source: latimes

Retail winners and losers

hurdled over 20,000, prompting a whine or two before Christmas. Today is our “last opportunity to see if Santa is going to deliver” that 20K present to the bulls, says Naeem Aslam from ThinkMarkets. It’s probably too soon to sound like kids who don’t find what they want under the tree. There’s still next week and next year, after all.   Source: marketwatch

digital payment

A committee headed by former finance secretary Ratan P Watal to suggest ways to make India a digital payment economy has suggested inter-operability of the payments system between banks and non-banks, up-gradation of the digital payment infrastructure. The committee submitted its report to finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday. Sourcce: The Indian Express

From Amazon India to Flipkart, the best mannequin challenges at workplaces

The Virgin Atlantic Upper Class crew members and passengers took the challenge sky high, mid-flight. Not to fall behind, top boss Richard Branson followed this up with his own challenge, while playing tennis at Necker Island. This was followed by a mannequin challenge by Virgin Startup’s employees too.

How Modi's Flipkart-like online marketplace for government will work

Every Wednesday morning two chartered buses wait near the central secretariat in Delhi to transport groups of government officials to the lush green campus of the National Institute of Financial Management 35 km away in Faridabad. At the institute, the officials, who work in different central government ministries and departments, undergo a day-long crash course on online purchase of goods and services. source: the economics times