McKinsey & Co.’s “Store of the Future” Yields Retailing Insights in Real Time

McKinsey & Co., the global consulting giant with $10 billion in annual revenue, opened a pop-up luxury goods store this fall in the Mall of America in Minneapolis. It’s a laboratory where the firm’s clients are studying consumer behavior and experimenting with the digital tools that will define the future of retail. McKinsey’s research approach is novel and, after just two months in operation,...

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Keeping up with the eCommerce Trends

 

Curious about what eCommerce trends are going to be taking over in the new year? This article by Core DNA gives you just the outline you were hoping to find. Learn about trends from "Adopting the fast-fashion mindset," to "eCommerce goes headless," in this quick go-to list. Read the article Read More...

Disney and Amazon Reach new Partnership amidst Dispute

 

With the upcoming Disney+/Amazon launch (set to release on November 12th,) spectators are curious to see how the two industry giants have come to an agreement over advertising, and issue which previously played a massively problematic role in the deal. Specifically, the issues arose about the advertising rights in regards to Disney's apps, including ABC, ESPN, and the Disney Channel. Learn about the implementation plans for this new partnership through the...

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Facebook’s Efforts to help Small Business’s prep for the Holidays

Facebook aims to stay ahead of the curve in every aspect possible- even in giving back to the community. As the holidays approach, the social media giant has decided to lend a hand in helping entrepreneurs reach their customer potential through a "Holiday Bootcamp."  Michelle Klein, Facebook's vice president of Global Business Marketing, said the company estimates that more than 140 million businesses currently use Facebook's application suite. With...

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Amazon investing $700 Million to Retrain Workers

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Amazon has been paying to retraining thanks to automation and artificial intelligence.  The company announced a $700 million effort to retrain 100,000 workers over the next six years. The tech giant is creating programs based on internal insights and offering training not only for technical positions, but also for jobs such as nursing that don't fall under the company's traditional umbrella. Amazon knows that to weather the...

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Equinox vs. Peloton in the Evolution of at-home Exercise

The demand for a convenience-based lifestyle is quickly emerging, and luxury exercise companies- such as a competitors Pelaton and Equinox- are rising to the occasion. An article recently published by FastCompany debriefs Equinox's plans to diverge into the world of at-home equipment and streaming classes. In the $14B market of on-demand home fitness, top competitors in the industry are looking to introduce their presence through expanding portfolios and products...

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