Articles by author: Geoff Short

Unlocking The Secret to Transformational Leadership

Leadership comes in many styles and from many playbooks. While there are methodologies to subscribe to, nobody can truly be a good leader until they have a chance to prove it.

Leadership comes in many styles and from many playbooks. While there are methodologies to subscribe to, nobody can truly be a good leader until they have a chance to prove it. In fact, Doug Roberts, Founder, and CEO at SWPR Group, believes public leaders seem to be losing their confidence today, despite all the key…

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Brands With Heart: Small Food Brands Score Big with 7-Eleven

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven recently completed its fourth Brands With Heart program, a competition among up-and-coming brands to earn a spot among the store’s shelves. Not only is Brands With Heart a great way to stock the 7-Eleven shelves with a wider variety of products, but it paid tribute and drew attention to some…

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Retail
A Hopeful Picture of the Future of Retail

Many magazines and news sites are predicting the downfall of brick and mortar stores in the future, suggesting that online shopping and other forms of retail will take over the industry. Jeffrey Roseman, the Vice Chairman- Retail Division of Newmark Knight Frank, said otherwise in a recent chat with Marketscale. According to Roseman, brick and…

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Retail
How Retail Can Run With Mobility as a Service

MarketScale was in attendance at NRF 2020, Retail’s Big Show, touching base with leaders in the retail industry and uncovering insights, trends and data surrounding the future of the industry. Stratix Senior Mobile Solutions Architect Peter Sciara sat down with MarketScale’s Geoff Short to hone in on the tech side of the retail industry, particularly in…

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Enterprise Asset Intelligence
Enterprise Asset Intelligence: IoT, Data, and What It Can Do for Business

“Data” is the word on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Arguably more valuable than oil, data has the prodigious power to change business, manufacturing and shipping in incredible ways. No one knows this more than Jim Lester, CEO of ThingTech. Lester joined MarketScale to discuss the state of the Internet of Things (IoT) and…

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Retail
Leveraging UDR—A Profitable Yet Untapped Metric for Brick and Mortars

A boutique commerce innovation firm for retail, CPG and food service, HighStreet Collective focuses on helping these businesses move at the speed of customers in an omnichannel world. And on today’s video stream episode, HighStreet Co-Founder Ed King joins MarketScale Insider Geoffrey Short to discuss the latest retail experience trends that are surfacing as we…

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Retail Guru Tony D’Onofrio on Retail Tech, Empowered Consumers

MarketScale recently attended NRF 2020, the retail industry’s biggest annual show, to get a feel for where the industry is headed and sit down with some of retail’s biggest names. Retail influencer and consultant Tony D’Onofrio joined MarketScale’s Geoff Short for a discussion on some overarching themes in the retail industry as a new decade…

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innovations in healthcare
Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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The Ripple Effect of 5G, 10G, and 802.11AX
January 10, 2020

By 2020, forecasts suggest that, around the globe, there will be around 6.58 network connected devices per person. With over 7.5 billion people on the planet, this means that there could be nearly 50 billion network connected devices by 2020. As such, a hot topic dominating conversations as we propel into the new year…

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Uncovering the Surprises and Themes of CES 2020
January 8, 2020

CES 2020 is underway in Las Vegas, Nevada this week. The ‘Global Stage for Innovation’ runs from Jan. 7-10, bringing together some of the most innovative brands across a wide swath of industries. The event is among the largest trade shows in the world annually, with an attendance greater than 175,000. Additionally, more than 4,500…

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What the NRF Innovation Lab Tells Us About the Future of Retail
January 8, 2020

The National Retail Federation is preparing for its annual ‘Big Show’, taking place Jan. 12-14 in New York City. The biggest brands in global retail will be in attendance to discuss the latest innovations and market forces. While companies the size of Amazon and Alibaba may receive the most attention, perhaps nothing can give…

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Top 3 Reasons Employers Should Invest in Continuing Education for Their Employees
December 31, 2019

Technology continues to change the skills needed by even the most highly qualified in the workforce. Now more than ever, education outside of the classroom is playing a role in the development of peoples’ careers. However, it is also critical for companies at the same time. While it is always important for employees to feel…

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Top 3 Trade Shows to Attend in January 2020
December 31, 2019

With a new year approaching, the business world is looking ahead to another slate of industry events. January is a launching pad for some of the marquee events in several industries, and what occurs at these shows can set the tone for the entire year. These events will make the most headlines this month. CES…

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What Mobile Shopping Means for Retail in 2020
December 20, 2019

Consumers have more shopping options available today than ever before. Not only in the amount of retailers to choose from, but how they discover, research and purchase. In 2019, perhaps nothing has made a bigger impact on retail than the smartphone. Consumers continue to interact with their favorite brands from anywhere in the world, and…

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Where To Do Business In 2020: B2B News Update
December 20, 2019

Holiday festivities are in full swing, and companies are getting together just as anyone else would. Two brands working together to create a holiday experience for shoppers are Bloomingdale’s and ABB Robots. The latter provided its automated robotics to the retailer’s display windows, where they are showcasing how the technology can be utilized in a…

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Made in America: Martin Guitars
December 19, 2019

The company’s founder and namesake came to America from central Europe in 1833. After spending the first six years in Manhattan, New York he moved with his wife to the Lehigh Valley, home to a growing population of German immigrants. One-hundred eighty-six years later, guitars bearing his name are still being made in the town where he settled. …

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B2B News Update: What Factory Production and Holiday Travel Have in Common
December 18, 2019

Data out of Washington, D.C. this week shows positive signs for American factory production. The November numbers show a seasonally-adjusted increase of 1.1% in November. That’s good enough for the biggest month-over-month increase since October, 2017. The data is a measure of factory, mining and utility output. It was not long ago we discussed…

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