Events in my life

Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Toby Lenk, President, Gap Inc

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

Innovate and Grow There are currently 4 brands under Gap. 2007 sales of 738 million a 24 percent growth. If this trend continues, next years sales could hit 1 billion. Gap is at a 13 to 17 percent ...

Sucharita Mulpuru – The State of Retail Online

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

Firestone suffered a loss when Michelin created the steel belted radial. Firestone retrofitted old factories and then suffered one of the largest product recalls in American history. Since being acquired the heirs have diversified and regained some of their ...

Track 2 – Emerging Retail Technologies

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

4 Species of Personalization 1 Versioning tools - Different segments get different pages 2 Simple cross selling - placing the most relevant "adjacencies" on the page 3 Advanced cross sells - Have additional data, tunable rules, and push suggestions 4 ...

Track 1 Strategy – Emerging Retail Technologies

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

The selection process for your ecommerce platform. Panel consists of: Carol Steinberg - Davids Bridal Andrea Gulli - New York and Company Sarah Veit - Bare Essentials Ray Tofolo - Bare Essentials Ronit Weinberg - Diane ...

Don Tapscott, Wikinomics

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

His new book is about to be released and the chapter titles are "Grown up digitally" 1. The net generation comes of age Some people are down on this generation. They call them thieves, the me generation, the age of ...

George Jones, President and CEO, Borders

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

Previously with Sak's and Warner Brothers. A true cross channel retailer. He shared why they are doing what they are doing. "Surround your self with people that know what they are doing if you are not technical ...

Shop.org 2008

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

Waggoner presents to the trustees

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Business, Photos | No Comments »

Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

Autocratic Leadership Style

Thursday, September 4th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

With an autocratic leadership style the leader is the boss. During the 1960s and 1970s, many leaders were selected due to their military background as it was considered that the structure and discipline they were able to bring to an ...

Consensus or Problems

Thursday, September 4th, 2008 Posted in Business | No Comments »

If every effected party is not part of consensus, there will be turmoil and morale issues in an organization with a non autocratic style of management. If an autocracy is in place, the combined knowledge and creative synergy is ...