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Confidence And Spending Intentions Looking Good Heading Into 2017

Consumer confidence cooled a bit in January, but stayed well above the 13 month average. What does it mean for spending? Deborah Weinswig weighs in, plus she takes a special look this month at how consumers feel overall about their personal
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Will 2017 Be The Year Retailers Finally Get Real?

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato While struggling with the topic and content of this column, the trickle of underwhelming Brick &
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Election Worries And Moody Consumers, But Spending Intentions Remain Encouraging

The presidential election seems to be weighing down consumer confidence, but what does it mean for purchase intentions? Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, highlights the disconnect between sentiment and
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Mindfulness a must-have for executives in a VUCA world

From: Buisness-standard By BS Reporter Recommended by: business-standard Mindfulness is fast becoming the new "must-have" for executives to support self-regulation, promote effective decision-making and protect themselves from
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Mark Zuckerberg posts baby picture to encourage active loving fathers

From: Mashable By Seth Fiegerman Recommended by: Mashable Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, feed his daughter Max. Image: facebook/mark zuckerbergIn any given week, Mark Zuckerberg meets with big name politicians,