Sebastian Go

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Kohl's Revamped Marketing Goes for the Heartstrings

Michelle Gass is putting her stamp on Kohl's.<p>The former Starbucks executive joined the retailer just 10 months ago as chief customer officer, …

Kohl's Upping TV Spend for Holiday Campaign

Kohl's kicked off its holiday campaign on Sunday with an emotionally-charged spot, highlighting the magic of the holidays with a father-son …

Kohl's Adds Emotional Brand Spots to Holiday Mix

Kohl's is adding emotional broadcast spots to its holiday mix, in a bid to stand out from the promotional maelstrom of the season.<p>A year ago, the …

The best smart home products you haven't heard of

Siri, open the pod bay doors<p>The smart home is the future — and it's almost here. Early adopters have begun to automate some of the electronics in their home, but so far it's a bit fragmented; with so many brands competing for space in your home, there's even competition to be the method of …

Warby Parker Unveils 2013 Annual Report -- and It's 365 Days Long

Online eyewear retailer Warby Parker isn't known just for innovating eyewear shopping. It's also known for making another typically boring thing …

Let It Full-Bleed

<i>On the importance of images and layout in writing.</i><p>Load up your favorite tech blog. Or almost any blog, really. There’s a good chance it looks like shit. There’s a better chance that the reading experience is even worse. And we put up with it, day in and day out.<p>Why? Because that’s where the content …

Medium 1.0

A New Storytelling Experience<p>Last year, we set out on a mission to build a new publishing platform from scratch — a place that allowed anyone to …

Evan Williams

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

Japanese designer turns the umbrella on its head

In Japan, wet umbrellas are a problem taken a little more seriously than in the rest of the world. Many of the country's stores offer disposable bags for you to pack your dripping umbrella into, and now some of its creative types have taken on the task of improving the basic design as well. Hiroshi …

Luna Delivery Service Ships Your Packages When You're Actually Home

It’s not uncommon for people to send packages to a work address when they can’t be home for the delivery truck to show up mid-day. But as Christmas season nears, it’s going to pretty difficult to lug all those presents home from the office.<p>San Francisco-based Luna today launched its Moonlit …

My week as an Amazon insider

The first item I see in Amazon's Swansea warehouse is a package of dog nappies. The second is a massive pink plastic dildo. The warehouse is 800,000 square feet, or, in what is Amazon's standard unit of measurement, the size of 11 football pitches (its Dunfermline warehouse, the UK's largest, is 14 …

Target Pins Its Hopes On Pinterest This Holiday Season

Jeff Jones, Target’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, explains why the content sharing service will play a major role in the brand’s “My Kind of Holiday” campaign, its most digitally focused advertising effort to date.<p>Everyone from designer and event planner David Stark to that …

Bond, The App For Giving Gifts, Lands On The Web

Just in time for Black Friday, Bond is bringing its gifting platform to the web after spending a couple of months as a native mobile app.<p>Bond, created by Sonny Caberwal, takes all the heavy lifting out of gift giving, with a large focus on the enterprise and professional gifts.<p>So let’s say you just …

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Best Advice They Ever Got

The difference, for many, between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from people who have done it before — and being smart enough to listen.<p>From investor Mark Cuban's dad telling him that there are no shortcuts to Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's realization …

Play the Millionaires Game

Ever wonder how people manage to become millionaires? Hint most don't inherit wealth, most don't life a lifestyle that is beyond their means. Play the Millionaire Game and learn the secrets of the rich and almost rich.

Black Friday: 10 Tweetable Stats

We know you’re preparing for your turkey hangover today - and maybe getting ready to enjoy battling the crowds this Thanksgiving weekend.<p>For those of you on your phone, tablet, or even desktop, just chomping at the bit to tweet a stat…. at Wishpond, we’ve put together a few clickable data morsels …

Henry Blodget told me slideshows are "native digital storytelling." Here's what I think of that

Last Friday, Business Insider’s Nicholas Carlson published a 75-page slideshow about his recent business class flight from New York to Beijing. The …

The 1 Thing You Must Do In Every Job Interview

I recently interviewed an excellent candidate for a position at our growing startup, Likeable Local. The woman had an incredible resume, an …

Employment

Coin, The Electronic Credit Card, Reaches Its Pre-Order Goal In 40 Minutes

We are, I believe, in an interstitial zone when it comes to payments. Credit cards are still king – just ask Square – and NFC is just a dream in most countries. That’s why Coin is so interesting. It’s a credit-card-sized device that holds other credit cards, allowing you to swap from card to card …

Here Are The Hottest Companies In Tech Right Now, According To Goldman Sachs

I think we’ve established by now that what happens in Vegas actually <i>never</i> stays in Vegas. And, as you can see by the agenda obtained by TechCrunch that’s embedded below this post, the Goldman Sachs Private Internet Company Conference scheduled to take place in Sin City over the next two days is no …

E-Commerce is Overhyped: What Brands Should Focus On Instead

<i>Blair Swedeen is the SVP of Strategy & Business Development, Placecast.</i><p>Every year around this time, we hear about some new survey that says Americans plan to do more online shopping for the holidays than ever before. While these surveys may be accurate, we must remember that there is a difference …