Even in a down-turned economy, glassybaby has grown 30-40 percent each year since 2009. We are planning to open in San Francisco next. As Lee always says, "The more we grow, the more we give away!"
In its quest to kill Apple, has Google inadvertently empowered its rivals-and created new ones? We know that Google has created a monster in Samsung....
John Hunter, a teacher from Virgina, developed the World Peace Game over thirty years ago, teaching it all over the world to students as young as nine-years-old. A documentary covering the game process was made and in 2011, he gave a TED talk on his experiences, which Arianna Huffington named the top talk that year.
Imagine how many more customers companies like Wal-Mart, McDonalds, General Motors, Amazon.com, Ford, Foot Locker, H & M, or Ben & Jerry's might have if the tens of millions of people with convictions could get jobs and not have to live on food stamps!
Amazon has taken over major ways of buying, publishing, and now exploring books. I don't want a giant corporation telling me what to read.
In an age where authors increasingly own the connection to readers, does it matter that Amazon bought Goodreads? What exactly will change in the day to day life of writers and readers? Well, nothing.
Should publishers step in to save bookstores? The answer, without question, is yes. But it's bigger than that.
Whether operating in retail, banking, grocery or other industries, the health of today's companies relies more than ever before on creating a reciprocating network of shared value for all stakeholders.
With our global environment suffering tremendous human pressure on every level, as an iconic television figure I believe you missed a valuable opportunity, in your 60 Minutes piece showcasing your dives in Botswana with crocodiles, to talk about the plight of crocodylians.
Nottingham, England: Some 240 years ago, the Industrial Revolution began here, in the Midlands of England. Richard Arkwright opened his first water power mill and changed the world.
Television industry analysts warn about "cord-cutters" -- viewers who forsake cable TV subscriptions and instead watch the shows they love online. My question is, Which cord would these dangerous tech-savvy youth actually cut? Not the cord that connects them to the Internet.
How can we as retailers prepare for and take advantage of the massive change technology has wrought on our industry?
Even though we have the privileges of personalized technology, down to recommended playlists based on our Netflix and Amazon Prime choices, I think that we still want to connect on a broader scale. We still want community.
While some services overlap, each company has its strengths and weaknesses. Which is preferable depends largely on the needs and objectives of the author. The information here should help you decide which service would be better for you.
I've heard that Amazon's model isn't to sell 1,000,000 copies of a bestseller, but to sell 1 copy of a million poor sellers. To them, it's all the same. If they could do the same thing with marketing services to the same people, that would make lots of financial sense.
Instead of hiring employees or negotiating tiresome freelance contracts, anyone who wants a job done that can be done on a computer can simply go to the market and instantly pick from a host of willing or desperate workers.