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Reflecting on the 16th Anniversary of 9/11

It has now been 16 years since one of the worst days in American history — a tragedy that many of us will remember forever. On this anniversary, it is a good time to reflect. Each year on this date, … Continue reading

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McDonald’s: Selling Lobster Rolls in Maine

McDonald’s is constantly striving to improve itself and to be more distinctive both in the United States and internationally. See, for example, “McDonald’s Shifting Gears”. Here’s an example, as reported by Chris Snyder for Business Insider: “When you think of … Continue reading

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Three Shopping Center Videos

Take a look at how three shopping locations are marketing themselves to potential retail tenants (and, sometimes, to customers).   (Videos from Business Insider)  

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Using Robotics to Aid — NOT Replace — Workers

We are aware that robots are projected to replace many jobs in the future. But robots can also assist — not replace — workers. Here’s an example from the Wall Street Journal involving warehouse functions. As reported by Jennifer Smith: “Known … Continue reading

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Video: Lowe’s Innovation in Its Operations

Lowe’s ranks second only to Home Depot in home improvement retail revenues. It has become quite active in developing technology to improve its operations. As reported by Phil Wahba for Fortune: “Inside a Lowe’s store in Christiansburg, Va., an employee ­easily … Continue reading

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Living in a Connected World: Are You Always “On”? Segment 3

We live in a digitally connected world, where many of us are regularly “on.” However, some firms are still fighting back against this phenomenon. Consider this example (from Jane E. Brody, writing for the NY Times): “Hurray for the HotBlack … Continue reading

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Living in a Connected World: Are You Always “On”? Segment 2

We live in a digitally connected world, where many of us are regularly “on.” According to Annie Kjellstrom: “Until recently, we connected with one another in person. We planned activities around what we liked to do together, not the best … Continue reading

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