Anna Sparrevohn

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How SAP says it helped neighbor Wawa boost retention

Wawa, the regionally-popular food-and-fuel quick-stop chain which employs 25,000 at stores in the greater Philadelphia, Washington, Tampa and Orlando …

Have we reached peak convenience store?

The UK may now be saturated with convenience food stores after five years of rapid growth in towns and cities.<p>A report compiled by the Local Data …

Woolworths takes on convenience stores

"Our new Metro store on York Street is about to open offering choice and convenience including lots of 'grab & go' meal options for breakfast and …

Caltex bonus convinces all mums to return to work

In 2012 – the same year Julia Gillard gave her famous misogyny speech – Caltex started paying a 12 per cent bonus to mothers returning to work.<p>Three …

Caltex becomes a reseller for truck telematics

Petrol chain Caltex has identified a new business opportunity in logistics telematics after a successful internal rollout convinced the company to …

Z expect to save $30M with Caltex purchase

By Sophie Boot<p>Z Energy is confident of the savings it can make from the $785 million acquisition of Chevron New Zealand's Caltex and Challenge! …

Convenience culture is dying: what this means for brands

Convenience has been a core foundation of many of the major success stories over the past few years. Industry giants like Uber, Deliveroo and even …

What the future of the petrol station looks like, from renewable energies to driverless cars

It’s a wonder Istvan Kapitany, executive vice-president of retail at Royal Dutch Shell, gets any work done. The view from his office on the 22nd floor of Shell’s headquarters on the South Bank looks out over some of the most impressive landmarks in the capital, including the London Eye and the …

Waiting on convenience to free-up Caltex Australia's hip pocket

There are easier ways to make a living than pitching acquisition targets to Caltex Australia.<p>While the $9 billion fuel supplier is cashed up, has …

Welcome

Getting Around

Philly on Foot<p>Year after year, Philadelphia is rated as one of the best walking cities in the country. And it’s no wonder why – the city layout is …

Purchase Decisions: 9 Things to Know About Influencing Customers

If you want to get people to buy your stuff, you need to understand how people make purchase decisions.<p>Product quality and seller reputation matter… …

An Organization-Wide Approach to Good Decision Making

Behavioral economists and psychologists have uncovered scores of biases that undermine good decision-making. And, along with management experts, they have provided helpful tips that decision-makers can use to try to correct for those biases. But a comprehensive framework for achieving quality …

The Secret to Memorable Marketing

Most of us walk through life with an average memory, remembering for the most part the things that we should and glossing over the rest…or allowing our smart phones to be the safety net.<p>While the Internet is now often blamed for our shoddy memories (who needs to remember anything when you can just …

The Company Cultures That Help (or Hinder) Digital Transformation

Many companies struggle with digital transformation. It goes against the grain of established ways of working and is a threat to management practices that have existed for decades. Digital tools free people throughout the organization to share information easily. Communication managers no longer …

5 Reasons We Forget Presentations

Learn 5 reasons why our audiences may not remember what we share in presentations. The principles are rooted in cognitive science.

The Science of Creating Memorable Content

Companies spend big bucks developing content to attract and retain customers. To achieve these goals and save money, many companies invest in making …

It Was Never A Dress Interview by Interview Forward

History of Design Thinking with SAP

Community

Young women from all over the nation submitted coded tree designs featured at the White House National Tree Lighting.<p>How cool is Mindy Kaling?! She …

The Paradox of Empathy

If I’m ever asked what’s most important in UX design, I always reply “empathy”. It’s the core meta attribute, the driver that motivates everything …

5 Ways to Be More Empathetic

You can lose your hair, lose your temper or even lose your mind. But can you lose your empathy? Absolutely, according to recent research, and it’s …

IKEA The Other Letter

Introducing Generation Z

Teens share what defines Generation Z

Introducing Generation Z: Daniel McInnis 0:24<p>"Generation Z is a different species from Millenials. The internet and technology is not something that …

Generation Z Is Growing and Learning with Mobile Devices [#Infographic]

By D. Frank SmithA new infographic from itslearning provides a few statistics on the impact of mobile devices on K-12 education.

Mobile Devices

Starbucks will offer delivery through its app, and a 'Starbucks for Life' contest

Starbucks said Thursday that it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S. starting next year.<p>The company declined to …

Year Plan to Accelerate Profitable Growth at Investor Conference

Starbucks chairman, president and chief executive officer Howard Schultz and other company leaders will detail the company’s five-year strategic …

Profit

Starbucks College Achievement Plan

In a first of its kind collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU), we’re offering all part- and full-time benefits eligible U.S. partners full …