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Re-imagining the in-store Digital Retail Experience

Customer Experience

ICX Symposium: The customer experience is about technology + emotion

Oct. 30, 2015 | by Judy Mottl<p>Laura Davis-Taylor, right, executive vice president, customer experience, and Ed King, vice president, strategy, at …

Customer Experience

Kenneth Cole goes interactive to drive consumer experience to new heights

Dec. 10, 2015<p>Kenneth Cole fans shopping at the designer's New York City store are enjoying a more interactive retail experience thanks to the …

Customer Experience

Creating effective in-store digital retail experiences

Thanks to Tery Spataro for sharing her thoughts and opinions in this blog post. Tery is widely known for helping brands understand the role …

Marketing

10 Organic Foods That Aren’t Worth Buying

Why Buy Organic?<p>The benefits of eating organic foods–from lower pesticide exposure to environmental impact–are well-known. But let’s be honest: …

Agriculture

9 Plants That Create Positive Energy In Your Home!

People are always excited and thrilled when they have to furnish and decorate their own home. When you have something which is your own personal …

99 Reasons Why Turmeric Is the Best Spice Ever

Turmeric is a herbaceous herb (also known as Curcuma longa) that is a member of the ginger family, which has been used throughout India and the …

12 Houseplants That Have the Power to Heal

By Reynard Loki<p>A growing body of research proves that simply being around nature can improve human health and happiness. A month-long 2016 study …

Houseplants

Tip: The Truth About Natural Flavors

There's a halo of health around them, but are natural flavors any better than artificial flavors? You may be surprised.<p>Sure, we get it. You abhor …

Number of toxic chemicals applied to vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s

The number of chemicals applied to supermarket vegetable crops has increased by up to 17 fold in 40 years, data shows, as the organic food industry and scientists have warned that consumers are exposed to a “toxic cocktail” of pesticides.<p>Figures released for the first time by the Soil Association, …

Your Mattress Could Be a Health and Environmental Nightmare: Here Are 4 Safe, Eco-Friendly Options

The average person spends a third of their life sleeping, though few put much thought into where they lay their heads. As long as our mattresses are …

Sustainability

Successful Brands Don't Market Their Products

They market the experiences of using their products.<p><i>What are some interesting psychological marketing tactics? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nidhi Singh, Leads Digital Marketing</b> …

Marketing

A guy who runs an 8-figure business explains how to tell if you should be an employee or an entrepreneur

While sharing top marketing tips on OkDork, I founded AppSumo and Sumo, which is now an 8-figure business. (Before that, I saw what it's like to build a business as employee #30 at Facebook and employee #4 at Mint.com.)<p>For all the freedom to choose your own schedule, there are 90+ hour …

7 Key Selling Habits All Sales Professionals Must Develop

Improving these seven habits is the key to increasing your sales, your business revenues and your profitability.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble …

Three Factors for Small Businesses to Consider Before Taking the Leap into a New Market

The keys to a successful expansion are the right people and a rock solid plan<p>For many ambitious entrepreneurs, launching and running a business means turning long-term dreams into a reality. But in many cases, it also means cashing in 401(k)s and spending long nights and weekends working.<p>Once …

Small Business

The Best Organic Beauty Videos of the Year

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Does It Really Matter Whether or Not Your Sports Drink is Organic?

Here's the breakdown of how they both impact your health<p>You've heard people say it thousands of times: organic products are healthier than their non-organic counterparts. So you probably think the organic sports drink you've been downing after your workout is better for you than the regular stuff. …

How 40,000 organic T-shirts are bridging Andhra Pradesh and Europe

When social entrepreneurs Aneel Kumar Ambavaram and Sarat Gidda from Andhra Pradesh came together, little did they know that their collaboration …

Andhra Pradesh

Nine Food-Related Companies That Are Changing the World

According to <i>Fortune</i>'s list of 50 companies that are changing the world, here are nine that are revolutionizing the food game.<p><b>Whole Foods</b> — This Austin-based company set the bar for grocery stores. Placing focus on healthy, natural, and nutritious foods, the company pushed competitors to begin …

New Jersey Unveils Plan to Cut Food Waste in Half by 2030

The Garden State’s newest bill aims to feed the hungry and help the planet<p>One of New Jersey’s most recent pieces of legislation is set to tackle two …

Sustainability

Millets aren’t just healthy, they could also hold the answer to food security challenges

Archaeologists say millets – largely used as birdseed in the West – are resilient crops and could help feed the world’s population.<p>Over half of the …

Agriculture

Suicides of nearly 60,000 Indian farmers linked to climate change, study claims

Climate change may have contributed to the suicides of nearly 60,000 Indian farmers and farm workers over the past three decades, according to new research that examines the toll rising temperatures are already taking on vulnerable societies.<p>Illustrating the extreme sensitivity of the Indian …

Tamil Nadu

This Weed-Destroying Farm Robot Is Going To Replace Farm Workers

But it also means way fewer herbicides. Maybe the way to chemical-free foods is through more automation.<p>The automated weeding machine before you may be the most efficient weeder in history. It can work all day. It destroys two weeds a second. And, it never goes on strike (unless it breaks …

5 States That Grow the Most Organic Food Per Acre

A new report has found that U.S. land for organic farming reached 4.1 million acres in 2016, a new record and an 11 percent increase compared to 2014.<p>…

Agriculture

Four unexplored big wins in agriculture: tackling climate change through landscape restoration

Four solutions lie in how we farm our food and treat our landscapes: this session aims to throw light on some of the tools that can tackle climate …

Solar energy from the farm

Solar panels on top, wheat and potatoes down below: researchers aim to make farmers' fields twice as productive with a revolution in power …

Renewable Energy

Ecotricity wants to heat British homes with gas from grass

The old saying goes that you shouldn't let the grass grow under your feet, but a British green energy company sees that neglected greenery as the …

Rising Land Prices Push Urban Farmer to Develop Creative Solutions to Increase Food and Land Access

en_US<p>article<p>We no longer have rights to share this content as Seedstock are moving to a subscription model. As of 21/12/16, this content is still …