Retail: Time to Blaze a New Trail

September 6, 2017
Posted by: Jeff Reynolds
To borrow from Clayton Christiansen, I had a “job to be done.” I’m soon headed on an outdoor trip in the mountains where there will be snow, biking, hiking and lots of time outdoors. I needed some flexible clothing that allows me to layer. My closet wasn’t up to the job, so I need a retailer to help me. I ...
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Amazon Gobbles Up Whole Foods?

June 20, 2017
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Posted by: Joan Cassidy
Everyone is going bananas over Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods. Mergers often get some immediate buzz, but this particular merger has prognosticators reporting that groceries ...
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TV Today: Too Much of a Good Thing?

September 2, 2015
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Posted by: Peggy Einnehmer
Beginning this month, the broadcast networks will launch 37 new series, of which only a handful will be hits.  For better or worse, the fall ...
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10 Things I am Grateful for This Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013
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Posted by: Bryce Quayle
Let’s just acknowledge right up front that I am extremely thankful for having the luck and fortuity of having a wonderful family, great friends, smart ...
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Big Data in Market Research: Using Statistical Modeling to Predict the Future

November 9, 2012
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Posted by: Joan Cassidy
In the wake of an election widely reported as “too close to call,” a surprisingly accurate predictor has emerged: statistical modeling. Nate Silver’s impressively spot-on ...
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