While the future of the legislation remains uncertain, it's time for our government to take a deeper look into the real impact this legislation will have on the little guys. U.S. small businesses are millions and millions strong and growing at astonishing rates.
Today's digital consumer is expecting their favorite retailers and brands to know how to operate in the social and mobile environment. They're not just looking for the best shopper experience possible -- they are demanding it.
In the course of its first year any startup will confront issues it had not anticipated. Decisions will be made that are wrong. Every new business is different, and every one will encounter its own unique problems. Here are the lessons we learned from our mistakes at CircleUp in our first year.
Sephora execs may have heard Silicon Valley veteran Marc Andreessen predicting the death of traditional retailers earlier this year. But with its leadership in digital and mobile technology, Sephora's future is bright.
Consumers are simply more knowledgeable about what they are thinking of buying because of the continuing use of mobile and social. This trend can be seen world wide, especially in select Asian and African countries.
Why not vote in a contest in which you might have a little more personal experience with the nominees? It's time to weigh in on the people you work with and how many of them deserve these dubious distinctions!