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Forbes is an American business magazine. Published bi-weekly, it features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics. Forbes also reports on related subjects such as technology, communications, science, politics, and law. Its headquarters is located in Jersey City, New Jersey. Primary competitors in the national business magazine category include Fortune and Bloomberg Businessweek. The magazine is well known for its lists and rankings, including of the richest Americans (the Forbes 400), of the world's top companies (the Forbes Global 2000), and The World's Billionaires. The motto of Forbes magazine is "The Capitalist Tool". Its chairman and editor-in-chief is Steve Forbes, and its CEO is Mike Perlis. It was announced on July 18, 2014 that a majority stake in the publisher had been sold to a group of investors through their vehicle Integrated Whale Media Investments.

 

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The economic foundation for a strong holiday is in place, but consumers remain highly value focused. What does it mean for the holiday shopping season? Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, weighs in on consumer confidence, the Prosper Consumer Spending Forecast, consumer impulsivity and mood in this month
Everyone knows businesses today are grappling with the explosion of data. What’s less well-known is the value of location data and the intelligence that geospatial analysis can provide business decision makers, beyond those that are GIS (geographic information system) professionals.
Old stereotypes of “rich Republicans” and “working-class Democrats” no longer hold. It’s time to rethink who Affluent voters are, as Americans rethink America itself.
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.

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