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10 Free Apps That Helped Me Lose Weight, Get Fit & Have More Fun

I got hooked on tech gadgets when I took up running a few years ago, and it wasn't long before I realized technology had caught up with fitness in a …

Retail revolution: Futurist Doug Stephens envisions a radical reboot of the store

The store, the historic model for the distribution of products in the marketplace, is at a crossroads in history, retail futurist Doug Stephens told …

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Adobe Kickbox program ignites employee innovation

Employees are given pack of tricks including a $1,000 prepaid credit card to fund any creative project<p>Adobe‘s new internal innovation program aims to …

When Does Eating Healthy Become Unhealthy?

For some cyclists, a commitment to a healthy diet can become an eating disorder<p>Filling your grocery cart with organic vegetables and whole grains is a smart way to stay fit and healthy. Yet for some cyclists, a dedication to eating right can cross a line into a disorder called orthorexia.
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How Data Visualization Answered One of Retail’s Most Vexing Questions

Sometimes it’s relatively easy to know what your customers are doing. In e-commerce, advances in tracking and analytics have made it possible for retailers to understand what individual customers are doing <i>before</i> they make a purchase, and to gather and analyze hundreds and thousands of data points …

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

CEOs Are In The Dark About How Their Firms Use Data

CEOs have a far rosier view of how well their companies use data than the people who actually do the work with it. A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of Teradata found that 47 percent of CEOs think their staff have access to all the data they need while only 27 percent of the …

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How Beacons Are Changing the Shopping Experience

Beacons are taking the world of mobile by storm. They are low-powered radio transmitters that can send signals to smartphones that enter their immediate vicinity, via Bluetooth Low Energy technology. In the months and years to come, we’ll see beaconing applied in all kinds of valuable ways.<p>For …

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How The Internet of Things Will Shake Up Retail In 2015

Just as there’s no pause button or adjustment period between one year and the next, technology doesn’t wait for laggards to catch up. That’s why, as we barrel into 2015, smart retailers are rapidly adopting one or more of a half-dozen technological breakthroughs that are beginning to permanently …

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Explore the #FutureOfRetail at four storefronts in Chelsea

Spend an afternoon checking out the Future of Retail at four spirited stops in Chelsea<p>Over the past week, PSFK has brought readers a curated …

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5 new technologies that may change how you shop

As more shopping moves online, retailers are looking for ways to step up the in-store experience to make sure it remains compelling and convenient.<p>The retail industry descended on New York this week for the National Retail Federation’s Big Show, an annual trade event where vendors showed off the …

The Future of Retail: More Robots, Fewer Salespeople

Although mall culture seems to be a figment of our collective adolescent memory, it looks like the brick-and-mortar store is here to stay—at least …

THE BEACONS REPORT: Growth Forecasts For The Most Important Retail Technology Since The Mobile Credit Card Reader

More than half of the top 100 U.S. retailers are testing beacons in stores this year. How big will the beacons market become?<p>BI Intelligence finds that these small devices are the fastest-growing in-store technology since mobile credit card readers. The beacon installed base will see triple-digit …

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The science of shopping: digital innovations shaping the future of retail

The London Eye is probably the right place for blue sky thinking, and there is a lot of it going on as the capsule dangles over a sun-kissed, picture-postcard London. A group of retail entrepreneurs are brainstorming about how their industry will look in 30 years' time as the ferris wheel spins, …