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Christian Louboutin

Since setting up his eponymous label in 1991, French designer Christian Louboutin’s shoes have become synonymous with power, prestige and class thanks to their sexy, edgy design and extreme creativity. Lesser known is the fact that Louboutin produces men’s footwear as wellsomething that should be …

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What’s Next For Apple Design, From The Guy Who Hired Jonathan Ive

Robert Brunner, who gave Ive his first Apple job, discusses the designer’s new C-suite role–and why it matters.<p>Earlier this week, we reported that Apple created a new senior management position for esteemed designer Jonathan Ive, freeing him up to pursue big-picture projects while cementing his …

Retailer Mobile Strategies Start With Driving In-Store Sales

As more consumers turn to their phones to make buying decisions, retailers need to move beyond just offering a mobile app, believes columnist Allan …

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Apple solicits ideas from retail workers on selling iPhones

A little less than two weeks ago we reported that Tim Cook spearheaded a three-hour-long meeting geared towards increasing the percentage of iPhone sales that occur at Apple retail stores. As it stands now, the vast majority of iPhones are purchased online, from carrier stores and from …

Our Marketing Models Are Broken. We Need To Make A Shift.

Marketing used to be pretty simple. You developed a compelling message, used mass media to broadcast that message to large audiences and grew market share. Mostly, you aimed for the meaty part of the curve, where the law of averages conspired in your favor.<p>Then came the cable TV era. Audiences …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

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The 11 Hottest TV Affairs

Last week, right around this time, we took a look back at the most satisfying TV kisses. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the Internet is no doubt flooded with similarly themed articles; romantic fare meant to send your heart racing. But what if it isn’t romance, exactly, that you’re …

The 20 Most Satisfying Kisses in TV History

From David and Maddie to Mindy and Danny, these were the couples we were waiting on—and whose long-awaited clinches did not disappoint.<p>The “will they/won’t they” couple is a dynamic fairly unique to television. Sure, you can spend an entire movie wondering if a couple will get together, but you …

Business Lessons From 3 Iconic Movies

I have long been a fan of movies and the numerous things they have been able to do for people over the past century. They entertain us, they bring us together and they inspire us.<p><i>Movies also teach us.</i><p>These lessons come from movies based on actual events, accounting for some creative liberties here …

How to get started in Calligraphy

In case you missed this epic post by Seb Lester…<p><i>Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practice and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop their calligraphy skills. Full videos of above animations here: Destiny and Heart & Soul</i><p>Calligraphy is enjoying something of a renaissance at the moment. I first noticed at the beginning of 2013 when mainstream publications like Salon started taking an interest in my calligraphy work. Momentum has gathered since then to the point that one of my …

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

If you’re like most successful leaders, you were, in the early stages of your career, given plenty of guidance and support. You were closely monitored, coached, and mentored. But as you moved up the ladder, the sources of honest and useful feedback became fewer, and after a certain point, you were …

AGENT CARTER Is a One Woman Army in New TV Spot

Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact with real life objects. The twin brothers' adorable monsters and men look like they're having the time of their lives, zooming past us in a LEGO car or figuring …

Deconstructing the Price Tag

A new study by Bhavya Mohan, Ryan Buell, and Leslie John has an important conclusion for retailers: Explaining what it costs to produce a product can …

Starbucks faces growing rivals as coffee wars reach boiling point

There is a war going on in America, and the battleground is coffee.<p>The latest front was opened by Starbucks, which marched toward the higher market ground this week, opening a swanky cafe and “roastery”, Starbucks Reserve, in its hometown of Seattle.<p>That move comes after Dunkin’ Donuts – which has …

Two Words That Kill Innovation

Over the past 50 years, management practices have become ever more scientific and quantitative. Managing by the numbers, using business analytics and leveraging Big Data are all considered to be unalloyed goods, indicative of enlightened management. Without question, data and analytics have their …

This Holiday Season, Stop Embarrassing Yourself with Your Lame Gift-Wrapping Skills and Learn This One-Piece-of-Tape Method

I have to be honest—I wasn't going to say anything to you, but now I feel I must. It's not that your gift-giving skills are bad—I know that you've …

The best TV shows of 2014 (part 2)

Welcome to part two of <i>The A.V. Club</i>’s best TV shows of 2014 countdown. Part one ran yesterday; what follows are the top 10 shows of the year.<p>It was …

The Best New TV Shows of 2014

VF.com TV writers Richard Lawson and Joanna Robinson name their favorite shows that debuted this year. Ranging across networks and platforms, these series are proof that we’re still living in a golden age of television.<p><b>Outlander</b><p>Starz’s adaptation of a popular book series, about a headstrong nurse …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

Victoria's Secret show 2014

FASHION NEWS<p><b>The ultimate celebration of American glamour, each year Victoria's Secret brings together a dream cast of some of the most beautiful</b> …

Introducing the new Mondaine Helvetica

Around the world Switzerland is famous for many things - as the home, for example, of watchmaking, cow bells and Emmental cheese. It was also, rather …

5 Phrases That Ruin Marketing Messages

These common marketing expressions make your messages longer, less readable, and less likely to get a response.<p>In my free weekly newsletter, I critique and sometimes rewrite sales and marketing messages that readers send me. Many contain one or more of the following phrases that are either …

The Truth About Cross-Channel Attribution In Marketing

In today’s more measurement-focused marketing world cross-channel attribution is a hot topic. Briefly, this is the science of using advanced analytics to allocate proportional credit to each marketing touch point across all online and off-line channels, leading to a desired customer action.<p>That’s …

The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2015

Content marketing is bigger than ever; content creation and publication is at an all-time high, and traditional marketing budgets are being reallocated to content marketing efforts. However, despite its pervasive usage, content marketing isn’t without its struggles.<p>In this article, I’ll outline …

Sometimes the Best Ideas Come from Outside Your Industry

It’s a strange thought, but the solution to your business’s innovation problem may be walking around in the head of someone who applies theatrical makeup for a living.<p>Or plays robot soccer. Or installs heavy machinery in mines. Or does something else that’s apparently unrelated to the problem …

Fortune.com

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Digital-Physical Mashups

In the early days of the digital revolution, many leaders of established companies did their best to ignore the upheaval, convinced that the threat from new technologies wouldn’t ever amount to much. As that premise faltered, many flipped in their thinking, concluding that digital would inexorably …

E-Commerce Is Not Eating Retail

The recent headlines about retailing are nothing if not provocative. “Shoppers Are Fleeing Physical Stores.” “The Great Mall Exodus.” “Macy’s Confronts the Crisis of the American Mall.” They seem to bolster Marc Andreessen’s prediction that by the end of this decade “retail guys are going to go out …