Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Chapter 15: Distribution and Marketing Logistics
"Location specialist xAd reports a $250 million revenue run rate.
"Check out the Retail Across America in photos slideshow, watch the video stories from each state and find out where we're headed next.
"Amid fundamental shifts in the retail and consumer landscape, consumer-goods manufacturers must rethink the way they manage key accounts.
"Maple, a David Chang-backed restaurant in New York City, doesn’t have any tables, cash registers, or waiters.
“It’s not like stores are dead, but you’re going to see a reimagining of retail and malls," says Barbara Kahn (photo, left).
Matthew Townsend reports.
Andy Jacobi, Co-Founder of Untamed Sandwiches, reports.
"B-school students can’t get enough of big data.
"The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone has been named the 2013 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.
Ira Kalb (photo, left) is "professor of marketing at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and president of Kalb & Associates.
"It has never been more challenging for a brick-and-mortar retail merchant to succeed in an enduring way," [Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz] said.
Max Nisen (photo, left) writes, "As India and China grow more developed and educated they have become attractive places to expand, especially as the recovery in developed countries remains sluggish.
As the world's largest online retailer, it's no surprise that its biggest fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona, is the size of 28 football fields.
According to the folks at b2bwhiteboard.
MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson, Cloudera cofounder Jeff Hammerbacher, and Butler University men’s basketball coach Brad Stevens reflect on the power of data.
Low-income Internet shoppers vastly prefer the world's largest online retailer to the world's largest bricks-and-mortar chain, finds new research by BrandIndex.
In his book, The New Science of Retailing: How Analytics Are Transforming the Supply Chain and Improving Performance, co-authored with Harvard Business School professor Ananth Raman, Wharton operations and information management professor Marshall Fisher argues that retailers have the data they need to manage supply chains more efficiently and increase sales and profits.
Companies know a lot about you.
Lauren Indvik and Mashable.