WeWork Features Member-Made Products, and Other Industry News

Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.

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  • Entrepreneur reports that the WeWork, the global network of shared office spaces, has launched WeMRKT, featuring food, beverages and other items created by businesses that call the co-working space home.
  • Can’t cool off this summer? New research, reports NPR, suggests heat stress can muddle our thinking, making simple math a little harder to do. Make sure to check out our tips and tricks for staying cool at work!
  • There may be more to the startup than meets the eye, says the Economist. In the eight years since its founding WeWork has become the largest private-sector occupier of offices in central London, and the second-largest in Manhattan.
  • For generations, experts have stressed green spaces, fresh air, and sunlight for our children. Who said adults don’t need it as well? Learn more about how green offices are making workers better at their jobs from Convene.
  • Fast Company shares that an innovative new study has found that employees in open plan offices spend 73 percent less time in face-to-face interactions – putting the final nail in the coffin of open office plans.

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