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LinkedIn Finished Renovating Its Empire State Building Offices And Gave Us A Tour

Many of the careers site's sales and marketing staff are based there (the tech staff is at the HQ in Mountain View, Calif.)<p>At the time, only 100 people worked at LinkedIn New York. The company was still refurbishing the office.<p>Today, the redecorating is mostly done and the office has 280 staffers …

What Facebook Got Wrong About How People Use Their Smartphones

Mark Zuckerberg had a strong case this week for why Facebook is making its new Home app for Android that replaces your normal Android home screen.<p>According to Zuckerberg, smartphone users spend more time in Facebook than any other individual app, so by that logic, it's a good idea to make Facebook …

29 Skeptical Dogs: These Pups Have Their Doubts (PICTURES)

Sometimes it seems like dogs are more like humans than humans are. From menial qualities such as a fear of spiders to the more impressive like their ability to read expressions, dogs are surprisingly deep. And now, with multiple photos of dogs looking concerned popping up on the web, it appears is …

Wal-Mart mulls getting customers to deliver packages to online buyers

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is considering a radical plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers, a new twist on speedier delivery services that the company hopes will enable it to better compete with Amazon.com Inc.<p>Tapping customers to deliver goods would put the world's largest …

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Whimsical Illustrated Barcodes, Make Product Packaging More Fun

<b>Barcodes</b> can be found on most products that we buy, but why can’t they be more fun and appealing?<p><b>That’s the message</b> that Dublin-based illustrative …

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Why Retail Matters

Is there a role for brick and mortar stores today? Does retail matter?<p>A smart person just asked me that question and although I suspect she knows the answer is yes, isn’t the question really “What form should retail stores take to serve today’s shoppers?”<p>Retail matters and there’s increasing …

Wal-Mart is arming itself for fierce retail battles with better search, social streams and more

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>Wal-Mart (s wmt) develops its digital initiatives and products not in the recesses of a …

Understanding the Stages of Retail

When Ron Johnson took over the helm at J. C. Penney in November 2011 with a mandate to turn the ailing retailer around, all eyes were on him. He had an amazing legacy: Senior VP of Retail Operations at Apple pioneering the concept of the Apple Retail stores and the Genius Bar. Before that, he was …

“Buzz” vs. sentiment: Word of mouth’s most important distinction

The marketing world has been buzzing this week about a new study from social superstar Coca-Cola. Despite the brand’s massive social following and …

Using Tech To Provide Shoppers With Better In-Store Experience

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …