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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Episode 123: Is Design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome.

Date: 23 Feb 2015
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Date: 13 Feb 2015
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Amazon hires former White House spokesman Carney

NEW YORK: Former White House spokesman Jay Carney has taken a new public relations job with online retail giant Amazon, the company said on Thursday.

27 Feb 2015 11:46


US electronics chain RadioShack pulls plug

NEW YORK CITY, US: Struggling US consumer electronics chain RadioShack filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, pulling the plug after failing to compete with big-box stores and online retailers...

6 Feb 2015 10:55


Fifty Shades of Grey arouses sex toy boom

NEW YORK CITY, US: The erotic bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates...

6 Feb 2015 07:39


Amazon allows some buyers to 'make an offer'

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon said on Tuesday it would allow online haggling between buyers and sellers for some items sold by third parties using the US online retail giant...

10 Dec 2014 11:19


Redefining direct sales to reach Generation C

RIXEYVILLE, US: The direct sales industry has changed very little over the last few decades, incorporating new technologies as they have developed, rather than evolving their business practices to capitalise further on existing markets.

By Henry Buell 20 Jun 2014 14:53


Shopping cart abandonment syndrome: The future of retail is now

LOS ANGELES, US: Imagine a world in the near future where teenagers have never even heard of the mall...

By Mark Kirkpartick 20 May 2014 07:26


Retail: How to avoid energy wastage and manage costs

NEW YORK CITY, US / KFAR SABA, ISRAEL: How you can manage costs better in retail stores: Six factors that contribute to energy waste and are raising your costs.

By Jon Rabinowitz 24 Mar 2014 06:55


US drugstore giant CVS to remove cigarettes from store shelves

WASHINGTON, US US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country."

6 Feb 2014 11:40


Mintel identifies five new social media trends

CHICAGO, US: In the latest of a quarterly series, Mintel's social media analysts, Gabi Lieberman and Lizz Martinez, have identified five new trends in online consumer marketplace behaviour gleaned from high-level research into the strategies employed by Fortune 500 companies across the US.

27 Sep 2013 10:15


Mintel Social Media series identifies top five trends in online consumer marketplace behaviour

NEW YORK, US: The Internet, including social media, is increasingly at the heart of everything people do, changing the way consumers interact with one another and the commercial world around them. Both have proven to be powerful tools for brands to generate and measure buzz and the result is a wealth of online consumer conversations.

25 Jul 2013 07:42


Q1 2013 desktop-based US retail e-commerce spending, up 13%

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has released its estimates of Q1 2013 US retail e-commerce sales.

15 May 2013 13:42


NYF International Advertising Awards: 2013 shortlist

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards for World's Best Advertising has announced the 2013 Shortlist for a number of its competitions.

26 Apr 2013 09:58


D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05


US sees stronger eBook sales, but growth slows

WASHINGTON, US: Electronic books provided 23% of US publishing revenues in 2012 but sizzling growth rates have eased, according to industry figures released on Thursday.

15 Apr 2013 10:55

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