Beacons can help keep current customers by creating a more engaging in-store experience. With these beacons, retailers can navigate customers through a store, find what they want and maybe get a few perks for their efforts.
Unless you like standing for hours on end or enjoy working late nights at the office, then you should highly consider moving your business online if possible. Running an eCommerce shop allows for much more flexibility in both your personal and professional life.
In his book Zero To One, Peter Thiel says that you should never open a restaurant since you'll just be one fish in a large pond. And that makes sense. You're probably not going to really "change the world" with a restaurant.
Competition is the essence of commerce. The only way businesses get stronger is if there is competition to do things better, faster or at lower cost. All that businesses can -- or should -- ask for is for the rules of competition to be fair to all parties.
Dr. Mitra talks fondly about the network of British "grannies" he has enlisted to teach children online and offer encouragement, but what about all the other issues that so often compromise a child's ability to learn and grow?
The PayPal and MoneyGram marriage is a natural partnership that extends the reach of PayPal to brick-and-mortar outlets without having to conduct a single grand opening. But one has to wonder about the real benefit MoneyGram expects.