Amazon Confrontation in Columbus … Update

Why is Amazon spending $1 billion in Columbus, Ohio?

“We can’t be a $400 billion retailer without a strong consumables business.” Jeff Bezos

Chasing the Customer … While Sears Built a Tower … Sam Walton Built Stores

Back in 1969, the world’s largest retailer, Sears Roebuck and Company, decided to build the world’s tallest building in Chicago, IL – Sears Tower. About that time, Sam Walton decided to start building a lot of retail stores. Sears at one time did over 1% of the U.S. gross national product in retail sales. Today … Continue reading

VR … Worth $$$ Billions

“I may have rather under-exagerated the situation.”

Understanding Augmented … The New Reality Is Mixed Reality

X The new reality — is mixed reality … X A new reality — a mixed reality that combines virtual digital objects with the real world arrives within the next few months. Augmented Reality or AR is about to transform our current understanding of what we perceive, our sense of real world objects … by orders of … Continue reading

Chasing the Customer… Great to Goat?

Apple Watch Good to Goat? or  Good to Great? The results are in. Looks like Angela did do it!  It looks as though Angela Ahrendt’s new sales strategy had the right touch. According to CBS News reports, the first traunch of Apple watches sold out in the first 30 minutes. (Samsung spent a considerable amount marketing the … Continue reading

Chasing the Customer … 40 Days – Day 14

Chasing The Customer … 40 Days – Day 10

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Chasing the Customer … 40 Days – Day1

The Writing On The Wall     The first of 40 Days of Chasing the Customer insights published Monday – Friday at 9:01 Eastern time.