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Fashion in B2C, Patience in B2B

The other day I happened to be in London with my daughter, who had succeeded in dragging me off to the Victoria and Albert museum to look at their collection of couture through the ages. Beyond the amazing opulence of the clothes (and the masochism of their wearers), the thing that struck me most was… Continue Reading »

The Macy’s Advantage: Secrets to Same-Day Delivery, Omnichannel

Last month, Macy’s CFO Karen Hoguet explained how the company’s retail network gives it an advantage in the ever-more-crowded same-day delivery arena, as well as in omnichannel fulfillment. “I think our store footprint gives us a huge advantage, given where the Macy’s stores are located and the technology that we have built and have in… Continue Reading »

A Framework for Tech Startups to Understand Opportunities in the Retail Automotive Industry

For years we’ve shared our perspective with entrepreneurs and industry insiders on what it takes to build a successful software startup in the retail automotive industry. Now, we’ve distilled this thinking into a roadmap that we can share. We’ve even created a fancy video for those of you that don’t like pictures and long blog posts…. Continue Reading »

Connected Car: The Convergence of Mobile, Auto, and the Internet of Things

Press releases and conferences come and go in the tech world and many pass by without notice. For years if it was linked to the auto industry, Silicon Valley really didn’t notice. However, in the last few months, the rules have changed, and it’s because of one idea: The Connected Car. The reason is simple,… Continue Reading »

Health data analysis firm ArborMetrix gets funding lift

Which is better to use on patients getting hernia surgery: A synthetic mesh patch that costs $140 or a biologic mesh made from pigskin that costs $22,000? And which patch leads to higher infection and complication rates? Which gets patients out of the hospital sooner? The surprising answers: No one knows, according to Michael Rosen,… Continue Reading »

Simon, Macerich, and Westfield Launch Same-Day Delivery with Deliv

Leading U.S. mall operators leverage national infrastructure to build out same-day delivery for retailers PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Deliv, the same-day delivery company, today announced alliances with three of America’s largest mall operators, Simon Property Group, Macerich, and Westfield, to provide the convenience of same-day service to shoppers in malls across… Continue Reading »

In War for Same-Day Delivery, Racing Madly to Go Last Mile

There’s a hot new job in tech: delivery guy. – Jim Wilson/The New York Times Steve Ahboltin of Deliv, a start-up that uses crowdsourcing, checks a phone app to verify delivery information on packages he is picking up at the Stonestown Galleria Mall in San Francisco. As the holiday shopping season gets underway, same-day delivery… Continue Reading »

ShareThis Seeking Account Executive in Detroit – Apply Now!

Company Description ShareThis is the largest platform for sharing and influence across the web, making the Internet more human, relevant and trusted.  ShareThis reaches more than 650 million users across nearly 2.5 million websites. These websites use the ShareThis sharing widget to enable and encourage users to share online content through over 120 social channels…. Continue Reading »