Emmanuelle Roman

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What does the store of the future look like?

Following Amazon Go, four industry experts share their views on what lies ahead for bricks-and-mortar retail<p>No check-out staff. No queueing. Amazon’s new physical grocery store which enables shoppers to effectively grab and go, stunned consumers and the retail industry alike. So, will robots be …

eCommerce

Ikea’s hackable ‘open platform' furniture will go on sale early next year

The furniture is designed to be easily adapted to customers’ needs<p>Ikea has long been a target for furniture hackers, with customers finding new ways to repurpose items sold by the firm. Turn some shelves into a radiator cover? No problem. Make a toolbox on wheels out of a chest of drawers? Simple. …

Furniture

At Kroger, technology is changing the grocery shopping experience

<b>With the grocery business now stretching into cyberspace via websites and apps, Americans have never had so many choices in how, when and where to</b> …

eCommerce

Why Nike Relies on This Startup to Bring Online Shoppers Into Stores | Inc.com

The brick-and-mortar retail industry isn't exactly thriving these days. That's hardly shocking news in a world of Amazon Prime. Why leave your living room to go shopping when you can get an item delivered to your doorstep in a day? Stores nationwide experienced lackluster sales during the 2016 …

eCommerce

The 10 best 2017 summer holidays for families with teens

Now is the time to pull out all the stops: in a few years, your children will be – gulp – holidaying with their uni friends, not you.<p>If you’re a family that craves post-exam relaxation by the sea, we’ve got that covered. If you see this summer as a chance to take on a new adventure, check out our …

Swimming Pools

Coca-Cola’s Counterintuitive Game Plan: Shrink Revenues

CEO Muhtar Kent is leading an epic transformation in an attempt to address a looming question: How can Coca-Cola continue to grow as sales weaken?

The Changing Scope of Brand Loyalty

<i>Brand loyalty has always been an important factor for companies to succeed, especially B2C businesses, but the scope of brand loyalty is …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

Canada

The world's best cruise holidays for 2017

From revolution to reformation, the birth of a nation and the death of Elvis, there is no shortage of anniversaries and events to plan a holiday around next year. Here is a round-up of 2017's up-and-coming cruise destinations with advice on which river or ocean ships can take you there.<p>Russia<p>If …

Cape Town

Why a New Organization for Customer Loyalty is Required

There’s been no shortage of discussion about loyalty 2.0, loyalty 3.0 and the journey towards customer-centricity. But the truth is there is no …

Omni-channel Is So 2010 – but Retail Still Hasn’t Figured It Out

Retailers are still struggling to create a truly integrated online and offline experience. To succeed, they must start using innovative technology …

eCommerce

Winning Companies Lead With A New Culture Mindset

With today’s interactive social media and the real-time Internet, both customers and employees see inside your company easily, so you can’t hide your real company culture. At the same time relationship perceptions have become the biggest drivers to customer loyalty and employee engagement. Thus in …

Leadership

Will e-commerce companies (n)ever make money?

I recently read three interesting sets of news items relating to the e-commerce scene in India.<p>The first set reported the financials of major Indian …

How to Say No to Things You Want to Do

We’ve all heard the advice: if you want to be more productive, cut out the TV and Facebook binges, and you can miraculously have five to 10 hours of your life back each week.<p>That is a preposterous suggestion for hard-charging professionals.<p>We’ve already eliminated the fat from our schedules. We …

How to create a hashtag strategy that works

When using the hashtag strategy on Twitter, we have to keep in mind several things. With this graph on How to Create a Hashtag Strategy That Works, …

Mind

How To Get PR Without A PR Agency

Building and managing a media presence can be invaluable for small businesses and startups. Media coverage can help your company stand out and attract potential customers, investors and business partners. Getting media attention, however, can be a tricky proposition, especially in the crowded …

Public Relations

7 Guiding Principles for Branding Your Company With Content

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When most people think of branding, content isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. They typically think of logos, color schemes and taglines - those elements that are used to represent a company in their online and offline …

Leading Across Cultures Is More Complicated for Women

<i>JENNIFER MARAVILLAS FOR HBR</i><p>More and more U.S. companies are discovering the appeal and opportunity of talent in emerging markets. Smart, ambitious women make up the majority of this talent pool, but time and time again, these women are being overlooked when it comes to assigning leadership …

Nestlé takes action to tackle seafood supply chain abuses

Given increasing concerns about labour and human rights abuses in the seafood supply chain and our commitment to eliminate such practices, Nestlé has …

Human Rights

How ChefSteps and Gabe Newell Plan to Transform Sous Vide Cooking

Kitchen tech is getting more gonzo. Earlier this year, Museum of Food and Drink founder Dave Arnold unleashed the Searzall, a hand-held broiler meant for up-close meat searing. Last year, an MIT engineer announced the development of the Pantelligent, a "smart" frying pan that allows for temperature …

Heineken’s top marketer Søren Hagh on ‘rewiring’ the brewer for digital

en_GB<p>article<p>Heineken’s global marketing director Søren Hagh on why the brewing group is prioritising digital and quirky storytelling, the challenges …

EY - Will microgrids be utility killers or saviors?

In mature economies, microgrids have reemerged as a disruptive force that enable commercial and industrial companies, as well as residential …

Innovation

Difference Between Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing and SEO

If the title of this post doesn’t sound very original to you – that’s because it’s not. There are many posts about this topic. But I am still …

Marketing

C-Suite Book Club Launches Today as Online Source of the Best Business Books

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2014) - Created for top business executives as the online resource for the best in business books<b>, C-Suite Book</b> …

C-suite Leadership

Less is More: Minimalist Marketing for Maximum Impact

When it comes to marketing and a brand’s digital presence, entrepreneurs are hungry to know more. You want to learn how to put in 20 percent of the …

Marketing

Where Should You Live As You Age: At Home Or In A Senior Community?

Older adults may be better off living in age-segregated communities than in neighborhoods or buildings filled with young adults or families with kids. They may have better support, access to more services, and even a better sex life. That, at least, is the conclusion of University of Florida …

Teens

Content Strategy A Clear and Differentiated Definition

I’ve asked many clients what content strategy means to them. Their answers vary widely based on who I’m asking, their background and their specific …

With A Few Simple Changes, Denmark Is Radically Reducing Its Food Waste

In just five years, the country has slashed wasted food by 25%. What can we learn from its success?<p>Someone living in Chicago throws out around two and a half times more food–around 273 pounds a year–than someone in Copenhagen. What makes Danes so much better than Americans at actually eating the …

Agriculture