Driven by Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bias. Every innovation event I attended this year spoke of the importance of diversity in the innovation process, not only to bring divergent thinking to produce better solutions, but also to ensure innovators consider a broader range of consumers in building their solutions. This idea […]
Welcome to Coordinates 08.18 I know this Newsletter is chock full of stuff, and it might be a tad overwhelming. But, I include this much with the hope that you […]
2017 set a record for the number of store closures in the U.S., topping out at almost 7,000 with more closing this year. Yet, new retailers are entering the ring, […]
Welcome to Coordinates 07.18 A newsletter for busy business, brand, and marketing leaders who want to stay in the know and be inspired about ways to make a positive impact […]
Your genes = your food. Just as personalization has been brought to shopping experiences and product categories such as stationery from Shutterfly or customized gifts from Etsy vendors, food innovators are seeking to make our food more attuned to our health through personalized offerings. Using biological data, companies are personalizing […]
1 in 3 consumers agree, “I like to seek out new, small brands rather than buy from known, large brands.”* Brands could see that as a threat (“that could be […]
We’ve failed work: companies should be responsible for job quality and employee engagement. There’s an opportunity to transform our economy, business leaders, for the good of employees and the societies within which companies operate and rely upon for their own success. For a healthy ecosystem, the economy needs to be restructured to be beneficial for all stakeholders.