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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 consumer spending intent in her analysis of Prosper’s October data. Prosper Consumer Confidence:
Retentionomics, or the drive and ability to retain existing customers, yields positive business results. A study of 300 retail and media companies, conducted by Sailthru and Forbes Insights, “Retentionomics: The Path to Profitable Growth,” explored how companies approach acquiring new customers and retaining existing ones.
A recent Forbes Insights report, "The Art and Science of Shipping: How the Increasingly Complex World of Shipping Is Being Simplified," sponsored by Pitney Bowes, examines this problem, among other shipping challenges.
All organizations are already technology enabled to exploit Big Data opportunities. Leading international businesses are using smart technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to capture, analyze and use their corporate and customer-related data to understand and respond to their target markets, discover new business
As detailed in my recent blog Asset Managers: Your Business is Investing, Not Compliance, asset managers are being deluged with new regulations. Illustrating the degree of this onslaught, the asset management compliance team at one major bank grew from less than a full-time job prior to Dodd-Frank up to a staff of nearly 40 today. […]
Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. According to the Small Administration, there are 28 million small businesses (with 500 or fewer employees) in the United States, representing 54% of all U.S. sales.  These small businesses represent 49.2% of all employment and 64% of net new jobs in the private sector. and Cox [