These short attention spans are being divided among an increasing number of media channels and choices. What's a marketer to do?
As with most oil companies, 2015 has been a rough year for Royal Dutch Shell. Then Anglo-Dutch company reported a third quarter loss of $6 billion, which included $7.9 billion in impairment charges.
Every year from family and friends on Thanksgiving Day I had to hear "I can't believe you have to work tomorrow. I'm off the entire weekend!" they'd croon. I hated it. I knew that they would be in various stages of enjoyment of the day after the holiday; shopping, relaxing and eating more of those great tasting leftovers.
A good manager should assess each person on the team as an individual and not bucket them into a group. A good manager works with each member of their team to identify their strengths and weaknesses and helps them succeed.
As merchants cannot charge different prices for cash, credit or debit payments and obviously price-in the interchange fee, those consumers using cash (e.g. those on fixed incomes such as the retired) are, in effect, paying a hidden fee. So reducing interchange fees as far as possible make sense. Or does it?
COP21 represents one of those rare opportunities to change the course of human history. I believe that a net-zero target is achievable by 2050. It shouldn't worry us. To be honest, I couldn't think of a more exciting opportunity. .
I dread getting my annual judgement handed down to me. I am instantly transported back to the age where naps were part of school and when my favorite activity was building walls and knocking them down with my boyfriend, Clarence.
In this article I wanted to hone your desire to do what is needed to succeed in this goal so you have the fuel to sustain you when the road gets temporarily tough. Here are 7 reasons why it's worth the time, energy, money, sweat, and tears to build a scalable business that is independent of yourself.
What design research is essentially effective at is increasing offering's innovativeness while ensuring usefulness and market acceptance. It achieves this feeding more of the right knowledge to designers, enabling them to jump into idea generation at a higher level.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade isn't a festive event; it's a prolonged commercial that manipulates families into buying products they don't need. t's time Americans really see this event for what it really is, snap out of the shopping spirit and focus on real values.
The significance of Black Friday remains intact, but thanks to the emergence of Black Friday as a brand, coupled with early promotions and the Internet-driven growth of omni-channel methods, it has been dramatically changed.
The predictive enterprise, attunes itself to the massive data universe with tools to sense, listen, enable and anticipate. This is a massive shift in the behavior and strategy of business.
There seems to be a mad rush in the media to analyze Black Friday. Yet, every analysis misses the point that Black Friday, which though on the surface seems like just vile consumerism, is actually, for some, quite a meaningful, ritualistic experience.
Acknowledging the history of the oppression of Native Americans is not justice. Ending the oppression of Native Americans is justice. This Thanksgiving, we need people to do more than give a symbolic nod to the history of Native peoples. We need people to act.
I've contacted customer service by phone several times, and the representatives from India cannot assist me. The best they can do is tell me to wait three to five business days, then eight business days, and so forth.
The Turkish downing of a Russian jet that crossed into its territory while bombing targets in Syria complicates even further the play of contraries in an already bewildering set of Mideast conflicts. The episode introduces a fresh tension that could well pit NATO, of which Turkey is a member, against what Gopalkrishna Gandhi calls a fledgling new NATO, or New Anti-Terror Organization, that French President François Hollande is trying to organize globally in the wake of the Paris attacks. Hollande meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this week. (continued)
Smart companies know they need to plan in advance of that growth to secure the capital reserves or funding sources to afford that growth.