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Businesses everywhere are getting slammed by the Amazon effect — and Starbucks is bracing for the impact

"For every consumer brand that exists today, especially a brick-and-mortar retailer like Starbucks, there are very unique challenges because there is such a seismic change in consumer behavior, the Amazon effect — everything," Howard Schultz said on Monday at a screening of Starbucks' Upstanders …

Consumer Behavior

The Year's Five Bestselling Leadership Books, And Why They're So Great

If you’re like me, you have a backlog of books you’d like to read, but they somehow get crowded out of your daily routine. Summer is a great time to catch up. And if you’re going to dive into a new book, why not try something that’s both interesting and professionally helpful? Forbes spoke with …

Leadership

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Penguin Random House

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader Kindle Edition

<b>You aspire to lead with greater impact.</b> The problem is you’re busy executing on today’s demands. You know you have to carve out time from your day …

AC/DC Announce North American Tour Dates

Trek will feature drummer Chris Slade and kick off August 22nd<p><b>UPDATE</b>: AC/DC have announced that their final two shows for the Rock or Bust tour will …

Staples: "Unfortunate" That Obama Is Attacking A Major Employer And Taxpayer

In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the president had harsh words for the company, which is strictly limiting the hours of part-time workers as the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate kicks in.<p>Staples has shot back at President Obama over comments made to BuzzFeed News, where he criticized the …