Jeff Schaffner

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Retailers' Digital Ad Spending to Reach Record Levels in 2013

Bolstered by growing ecommerce sales and time spent across digital channels, the US retail industry will grow its digital ad spending more rapidly …

DJ Earworm Mashup - United State of Pop 2013 (Living the Fantasy)

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The one problem with Dropbox’s $8 billion valuation: The service is too easy to leave

Recently I ran out of space on the consumer-focused cloud storage service Dropbox, which as of this morning is reportedly valued at $8 billion. Dropbox has been (cleverly) backing up all my photos every time I connect my phone to my laptop, encouraging me to fill up my allotted gigabytes and get me …

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee V-6 4x4

Same GC goodness, but quicker and with more gears.<p>TESTED<p>Jeep’s current-generation Grand Cherokee SUV has been such a success that it probably didn’t need an update to keep things rolling, but one arrived for 2014 anyway. We aren’t complaining, what with the ’14 GC’s new eight-speed automatic …

Getting Behind The Wheel: 30 Cars We Want To Drive in 2013

We had our fill this year. Now it's time for 2013.<p>2012 was a banner year for cars here at Gear Patrol. We tested our mettle in the driver’s seats of …

Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

Foundersuite debuts tool collection to help you start your company

Recently soft-launched Foundersuite offers entrepreneurs a set of tools and templates to lessen the burden of starting a company.<p>The site is debuting with four modules and four template bundles. “It’s designed to help founders know what to do next, providing guidelines and structure to the messy …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

Why You Must Tell Stories, Not Dump Information, In Your Presentations

People often ask me about storytelling in speeches – why should they go to the trouble to come up with good stories, what does it mean to tell a story, and how do you do it.<p>They’re all good questions. Let me take them in turn.<p><b>Why go to the trouble?</b> Because if you take the other road – informing the …

Want To Focus Your Marketing Efforts? Invent A Customer

I flat out stole this idea from Leslie H. Wexner, the man who created the Limited Brands and the Victoria Secret empire. Wexner is one of the three smartest retailers I ever met (Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus and Carl Sewell, of the Sewell Automotive Companies are the other two) and if you are …

North Korea could inflict significant damage in attack

WASHINGTON – North Korea's massive but poorly trained and equipped military could cause significant damage in the early stages of an attack on its southern neighbor.<p>But any attack would ultimately be repulsed by superior U.S. and South Korean forces, military analysts say.<p>It's unclear how serious …