Articles by author: Christine Russo

By Navigating Sustainability and Responsible Retail, Businesses Can Reach Better Ethical and Profit Achievements

Cara Smyth on responsible retail

The world is in an era where sustainability and responsible retail business practices are increasingly crucial. For the latest episode of “What Just Happened,” host Christine Russo further explored the hows and whys of this pressing issue by interviewing Cara Smyth, Global Senior Managing Director for ESG and Responsible Retail at Accenture, and Chair…

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2023
Some Shifts in the Retail Supply Chain are Temporary, While Other Changes are Here to Stay

The current landscape of the retail supply chain has been in turmoil in recent years, with unexpected and disruptive challenges like the Suez and Panama Canal incidents, alongside the ongoing digitization struggles. Now, this volatile environment turns up critical questions about the resilience and adaptability of supply chains given unanticipated disruptions. With the retail…

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2023
Exploring Buying into Better with Deloitte’s Anthony Waelter

Consumers have multiple choices in spending their dollars, and today’s consumers invest in companies and brands that align with their values and needs. Buying into Better™ is more than a concept or a trend; it’s the way of the present in how consumers channel their purchasing behavior. Brands don’t get judged on their quality alone….

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2023
EY-Shopify Global Alliance with Warren Tomlin

On this episode of the What Just Happened? podcast, host Christine Russo speaks with Warren Tomlin, Managing Partner at EY, on the new alliance his company just made with Shopify. It might seem strange for a company like EY to team with Shopify, but Warren makes a case for it. “It’s not about how it…

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2023
Why Cryptocurrency’s Security Concerns are Increasing Calls for Self-Regulation?

With the collapse of the FTX exchange and one of its founders, the concerns surrounding the regulation of cryptocurrency have overtaken talks about its security. Currently, cryptocurrency is “regulated,” but the lack of uniformity in its regulation has left much to be desired about its safety, particularly for consumers. But self-regulation may be a solution…

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2023
Ushering in a New Way of Networking for The Next Generation

What does the next generation of B2B want? What does it need? Many believe it’s the metaverse. In 2022, more than 75% of U.S. marketers invested in metaverse-related activities. Top retail brands like Gucci and Lego saw the benefits of investing in the metaverse and leaped. 2023 tells a potentially different story. In its 2023…

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2023
The Private-Label Grocery Market

In 2021, overall private-label brand dollar share grew 1% and hit a record $199 billion in all U.S. retail channels. Phillip Russo, Founder of Global Retail Brands Magazine, tracks the trends in the private-label market. He spoke with Christine Russo, the host of What Just Happened, on the factors leading to the growth of private-label…

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From Content Scramble to Streamlined Success: Demystifying Modular Content in Life Sciences
June 21, 2024

Modular content is the latest buzz in the life sciences industry, offering a strategic way to streamline content creation and management. With promises of increased efficiency and personalized outreach, many organizations are eager to jump on the bandwagon. But is it truly worth the effort? What exactly is modular content, and how can life…

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Department-Specific Reviews can Streamline Material Review Workflows Leading to Faster Approvals
June 21, 2024

Organizations are increasingly seeking ways to streamline internal processes while ensuring compliance and maintaining high standards. One approach gaining traction is department-specific reviews or role-specific reviews. This method assigns review responsibilities to specific departments or roles, rather than having every piece of content reviewed by all departments. This strategy not only clarifies responsibilities but…

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Early Medical Affairs Collaboration Secures Promotional Content Integrity
June 21, 2024

Strong alignment between brand and medical affairs teams is essential in today’s evolving promotional content landscape. Ensuring seamless collaboration can enhance content quality and efficiency. Effective collaboration between these teams can significantly streamline processes and improve the quality of promotional materials​ What are the key strategies to foster better collaboration between brand and medical…

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GreenOnyx’s Clean & Efficient Farming is Key to Global Food Supply Solutions
June 21, 2024

Global food supply chains are under unprecedented pressure from climate change and geopolitical tensions, making sustainable and nutritious food sources more critical than ever. With only a small fraction of the global population consuming the minimum recommended phytonutrients essential for health, innovative solutions are urgently needed. Can scalable solutions in agricultural technology ensure a…

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What is Apteo, and how is Consumer Data Evolving?
December 2, 2022

Impacting the behavior of different shoppers requires different tactics based on individual preferences. Understanding how to harness the data you have about your consumers is key to customizing messages. In 2021, online shopping accounted for 14% of all sales, according to Smart Brief. Securing those sales requires multiple touchpoints that speak to shoppers. On this…

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Predicting Consumer Behavior to Make Retail Smarter
November 30, 2022

Retail has always been a gamble. What if it didn’t have to be a risk? Retailers are eager to understand consumer behavior and desires before committing to inventory. As expectations for environmentally conscious business practices, retailers are steering away from waste. First Insight helps businesses reach sustainability goals and accurately forecast consumer behavior. How exactly?…

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