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How Two Millennial College Dropouts Started The World's Fastest Growing Watch Brand
February 17th, 2017 by S. Thomas Daniels
Most Millennials are too young to remember Jeff Spicoli from Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982). For those of us who grew up in 1980s Spicoli, played by Sean Penn, became Generation X’s caraciature of what a college dropout looks like. These days a Millennial college drop out looks more like Kramer LaPlante—clean shaven, slick hair, a six figure bank account, and juggling CNBC interviews between business trips to China and Manhattan.

Take That Amazon: Walmart Buys Moosejaw For $51 Million
February 16th, 2017 by Forbes
Walmart has purchased Moosejaw for $51 million, a move aimed squarely at besting Amazon in the apparel and sporting goods categories as the battle heats up. Walmart will now have a presence in a category reeling from consolidation and disruption. Moosejaw is largely an online seller of outdoor gear and activewear, with 10 brick-and-mortar locations.
5 Reasons Why Taking Programmatic ‘In-house’ Remains a Headache
February 15th, 2017 by Digiday
Netflix has done it. L’Oreal is doing it. And many more are talking about it. As navigating the convoluted online ad ecosystem can be ever treacherous, the number of advertisers taking control of their programmatic buying is growing. A recent survey from the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) revealed that 21 percent of members are now buying programmatic in-house...
Why You'll Be Getting Better Valentine's Day Treats This Year
February 14th, 2017 by Forbes
Get this: at Max Brenner, most gifters will buy boxes of treats for their better halves on February 13 between noon and three. Did someone say last-minute lunch hour? I have an enormous sweet tooth. I store melt-in-your-mouth Royce chocolates in my freezer and have some kind of candied stash at my desk. But the indulgence better be worth it.
Whole Foods Shows Why Companies Need To Plan For Success
February 13th, 2017 by Forbes
Whole Foods Market is shuttering its store in Davis, California, today — one of nine the high-end grocery chain is closing after posting six consecutive quarters of declining same store sales. The Austin-based company is becoming a victim of its own success. The organic food business it had a big hand in creating is exploding. Yet most of the growth is benefitting...
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