Ted Robb

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Victoria's Secret is ignoring a massive shift in the lingerie industry, and it could be costing it tons of money

The lingerie industry is going through a massive change.<p>Rail-thin models are being replaced with a variety of body types at lingerie companies from Aerie to Adore Me, as self-acceptance and natural beauty replace the restrictive norms of the past.<p>This new attitude from consumers threatens …

Advertising

How The New Instagram and Facebook Algorithm is Killing Small Businesses

Remember a month ago when everyone was panicking about the new Instagram algorithm that Facebook had previously adopted? We were worried that the new algorithm would affect the interaction we receive on our photos and how it might affect our businesses. Well, it's happening and it's KILLING retail …

Social Media

Best 101 Most Inspiring And Success Driven Leadership Quotes

“A leader is he who can patiently listen to others. “<p>I believe and always emphasis only on one major quality about a leader, a leader must be a good …

Motivation

Mack Weldon

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What's Behind Warby Parker's Success?

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about leadership issues from a Millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>Suppose several years ago someone had asked me whether it was possible for a few business school students to disrupt a …

Home And Garden Giant Ditches Class Of Pesticides That May Harm Bees

A leading brand of home and garden pest-control products says it will stop using a class of pesticides linked to the decline of bees.<p>Ortho, part of the Miracle-Gro family, says the decision to drop the use of the chemicals — called neonicotinoids, or neonics for short — comes after considering the …

How an Army of Ocean Farmers Is Starting an Economic Revolution

By Bren Smith<p>I'm a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I've spent many nights in jail. I'm an …

Founders of Slack, Stripe Back Startup Intercom

Irish-born software startup Intercom has extended its latest fund-raising round with another $50 million infusion, led by Index Ventures.<p>The round …

Why Low-Sugar Sweets Needn’t Be an Oxymoron

Life without dessert? Unthinkable. These recipes for coconut chiffon cake, strawberry cream cheese fool, ’breakfast cookies’ and cherry-walnut granola deliver all the flavor but much less sugar. You won’t miss it.<p>By<p>Jane Black<p><b>WHAT’S A SWEET</b> tooth to do? Sugar has become the new demonized ingredient …

Dessert

What Milk Should I Drink?

At the end of my street, there is a Little Free Library. The contents are always telling: the neighbors’ obsessions, overcome or disavowed. The other day, I brought home a book called “Almonds Every Which Way.” In it, the author celebrates the ever-increasing popularity of almonds, an ingredient, …

Agriculture

All-Natural But Still 'Imitation'? The Strange Case Of The Skim Milk Label

For three years, Mary Lou Wesselhoeft, a 61-year-old Florida Panhandle dairy farmer, had been selling milk at nearby farmers markets and health food stores in an effort to keep her dairy farm afloat. The last thing she was trying to do was to dupe customers who went out of their way to score a cold …

Marketing Strategies Multichannel Brands

As the popularity of online shopping grows, we’re seeing traditional brick-and-mortar business dip their feet into the waters of E-commerce.<p>As the …

6 Important Stats on How Consumer Behavior Has Changed in the Digital Age

We all know that consumers change from year to year. It might be slight variations; it might huge, sweeping trends that alter the way businesses …

Butter, lard, more make a big, fat comeback

Jack in the Box has found success with its Buttery Jack hamburger. The Bacon Swiss version is pictured here.<p>What's Hot<p>Clean-food trend and new …

Market integrity at stake in new grassfed dairy certification

Dive Brief:<p>Meat and dairy products that are 100% grassfed are enticing to larger manufacturers as consumers fuel the growing trend. However, the …

Digital Marketing Strategy ROI for Entrepreneurs: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any marathon runner will tell you, covering 26.2 miles is no easy task. Preparing for a race that grueling requires an abundance of time, willpower and commitment. You can’t train for it in a few days -- or even a few weeks. But when …

Marketing

Grass Fed Lies: The Truth about Organic Milk & Grass Fed Beef

If you’ve been sucking up the extra cost of organic dairy products and grass fed beef, comforted by the fact that you’re doing what’s good for your …

China's milk stockpile leaves New Zealand dairy farmers struggling

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - China once helped drive global dairy demand but its stockpiling of powdered milk sent prices plunging and has left farmers in the world’s top milk exporter, New Zealand, struggling to stay afloat and its agriculture-dependent economy facing risks.<p>Cows are seen near the fence …

Why Companies Are Advertising Their Master Brand

Recently, both Hershey and Coca-Cola have switched to a master brand strategy. Instead of promoting, for example, Hershey’s Syrup, chocolate bars, and Hershey’s kisses separately, the company is running an advertising campaign that unites all Hershey branded treats in a single commercial, …

Biodegradable algae water bottles provide a green alternative to plastic

Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 years to decompose in a landfill. The fact that at …

5 tools to build your brand online

If you’re like the average business owner, your online presence doesn’t reflect the hard-earned reputation you’ve built in real life. There may even …

Infographics

Whip Up These Paleo "Peanut" Butter Truffles in Just 20 Minutes!

<i>Looking for ways to save time when preparing delicious desserts for events? Then try this easy (and healthy) peanut butter truffle recipe from our friends at PaleoHacks.</i><p>These chocolatey sweets come together in just 20 minutes. Make it a family affair, if you have little ones they will LOVE helping …

Genius Invents Device That Just Straight-Up Sprays Butter Anywhere You Want

Who hasn’t destroyed a piece of toast just trying to butter the damn thing? Well, this massacring need not continue any longer: Someone has invented …

Coconut

10 Decadent Banana Cream Pies That are Delicious and Dairy-Free

We are bananas about bananas, and so are most Americans! Americans eat an average of 80 bananas each year, making them the number one fruit eaten in …

The First-Ever Draft Latte | Cold brew coffee, cold pressed coffee, coffee on the go

Men are twisting the knife that's already killing shopping malls

A new study from Business Insider Intelligence confirms that men are doing a lot of shopping online.<p>So men are thereby helping drive malls into the ground, which are already struggling on multiple counts.<p>"When it comes to e-commerce, men drive nearly as much overall spending online in the US as …

Nordstrom Rack

Blog Branding: 11 Things to Consider Besides Your Logo

It’s a word that prompts excitement, frustration, determination, and even eye rolls.And those are all reactions from me, depending on how my blog and …

Graphic Design

5 Ways Millennials Show Love On The Internet And Why Your Brand Should Care

There’s no question that technology and the Internet have changed the way we connect. But they’ve also changed the way we communicate and share our emotions with friends and family. Today, a push of a button is all it takes to disclose everything – and many of us do. But more than any other …

Marketing

25 Delicious New Takes on Coffee Drinks

When you can make chocolate-almond coffee at home, who needs Starbucks?<p>When you can make chocolate almond milk coffee at home, who needs Starbucks?

Are Millennials Really Too Lazy For Cereal, Whole-Bean Coffee, Cooking In General?

A recent <i>New York Times</i> story about the waning popularity of breakfast cereal made note of this staggering statistic: “Almost 40 percent of the …