Disruption — driven by ever-newer technology — has become the keyword of the age. Disruption has already played havoc with politics in the West, upending hierarchies, attacking elites and overthrowing established figures and interests. Donald Trump and the British Brexit come to mind, with much more to come in Europe if the anti-EU Marine Le Pen wins the presidency in France, as looks quite likely.

And disruption has long since spread to the entire retailing industry, to transport and taxis, to hotels and holidays, to business models generally — the list goes on and on.

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