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A Global Look at R&D Spending

The companies and nations that are leading the way in innovation and research. Where are all the retail companies?

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See How the Top 25 Online Apparel Retailers in the U.S. Are Evolving

The apparel category has a uniquely high level of competition even for the largest brands. So who’s breaking through?

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for a Picture Perfect Linked-In Profile

You may already have a great LinkedIn profile but how do you make it even better? A key tool to build your personal brand.

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Drones - Reporting to Work

Like the internet and GPS before them, drones are evolving beyond their military origin to become powerful business tools. From Goldman Sachs.

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The social media-obsessed world

The regional distribution of social media users shows social media is by far most popular in East Asia, and reveals the top 20 social networks as well as the rise of the big three - Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn -  in terms of users and revenue

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The Influence of ‘Corpsumers’ Who Care as Much About a Brand’s Values as Its Products

The buying bloc is more populous than millennials and moms. Give consumers a reason to believe in your company, and they will give you their loyalty and their activism.

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What Buyers Want

Understanding what your prospects really want to read and talk about in the decision making process is key to success in a modern sales world where patience is lacking and the pressure is on to seal a deal.

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The Incredible Amount of Data Generated Online Every Minute

Data Never Sleeps - 90% of all the data today was created in the last two years - that's 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day. From Domo, great list of data insights. 

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How Employees Really Feel About Their Jobs

More than half of employees say they love their jobs. Employee screening company EBI surveyed 2,000 workers to find out how they feel about their jobs.

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How to Win an Argument, According to Science

Practical advice from the Entrepreneur on winning that argument using a few simple tricks and debate like a pro.

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Evolution of Influencers

The Evolution of Influencers - Check out this infographic to trace the origins and also see some of the players and intricacies of the art and science of the influencer economy.

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Shopper Insight 360: Crossing the Great Consumer Divide

Insights from 5,000 shoppers underscore the importance of aligning retail strategies with consumer trends in click and collect, emerging channels and competing with Amazon.

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Artificially Intelligent Business

Artificial intelligence is already extensively used by enterprises, both directly and indirectly, and has had a profound effect on how many major industries operate. Here is an overview of AI adoption levels and surveyed opinions of senior decision-makers and technology executives to show its impact on organisations. From Raconteur. 

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Artificial Intelligence in Retail—Offering Data-Driven Personalization and Customer Service

How AI is changing the way retailers operate by providing technology to analyze consumer data, to adapt the approach through which companies interact with shoppers and to predict consumer demand for better inventory management. How important industry players are working together with tech companies to develop AI-powered technology for personalization, customer service and inventory management. How AI will shape the future of retail and what the main reasons are for retailers to invest in the technology if they want to remain competitive. Fung Global Retail & Tech

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How the iPhone Changed Visual Communication

Ten years, Steve Jobs promised that Apple was to 'reinvent the phone'. It was no exaggeration. Take a look at how the iPhone has revolutionized design and photography.

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Two Major Roadblocks to Personalized Retail Pricing

In RSR’s 2017 benchmark on retailers’ pricing strategies, more retailers report their margins have improved this year vs. last year. But at the same time, more price changes are headed to stores than every year since 2010. And one-third of respondents report they are offering steeper discounts more frequently.

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The Reality of Being a Retailer in 2017

From the Cube: In 2013, only 5% of retail sales were influenced by mobile devices, but this jumped to 37% in 2016. 42% of marketers struggle to measure the impact of their digital marketing efforts on driving in-store sales. 89.3% of customers will share location data for in-store discounts.

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Hard Discount Grocers: Myths vs. Reality

From Bain & Company, hard discounters Aldi and Lidl are poised to open hundreds of new stores in the US, and traditional grocers are unprepared. Here are five rules for incumbent grocers to successfully compete.

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Online Retailers' $44 Billion Customer Experience Problem

According to a new study by Harris Interactive and Tealeaf, retailers may have lost as much as $44 billion last year due to bad online customer experiences.

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The Global Social Media World

From Raconteur - We live in a socially connected world, with the number of active social media users set to continue to skyrocket. The regional distribution of social media users shows social media is by far most popular in East Asia, and reveals the top 20 social networks as well as the rise of the big three - Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn - in terms of users and revenue.

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