Business Strategy

Apple officially launches ‘Today at Apple’ with special events at all 495 stores
May 22, 2017 at 7:53 am

Apple officially launched its Today at Apple initiative – combining workshops and creative performances – this weekend. The company says that it held special events at all 495 Apple Stores around the world, and showed off photos from many of them. The company first spoke about the initiative just over a year ago, while previewing the San Francisco…

DS Index: Q1 2017 Report
May 11, 2017 at 8:48 am

WPP agencies VML and Barrows announced a collaboration with Samsung Electronics America, Inc. to develop the next generation of pop-up stores. Showcased last week at WPP’s Global Retail Forum, the “Connected Pop-Up” store powered by Samsung is a system that will enable brands and retailers to intelligently, affordably and quickly activate short-term, temporary retail opportunities. […]

Pew Research Center: The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training
May 9, 2017 at 9:29 am

Machines are eating humans’ jobs talents. And it’s not just about jobs that are repetitive and low-skill. Automation, robotics, algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) in recent times have shown they can do equal or sometimes even better work than humans who are dermatologists, insurance claims adjusters, lawyers, seismic testers in oil fields, sports journalists and financial…