Articles by author: Justin Honore

Lids Expands Merch into Collegiate Athletics with Lids University

Lids University storefront

Collegiate athletics, college sports fans, and the larger sports retail world locked in another merchandising win and opportunity as Lids, the leading hat and sports merchandiser, announced another expansion to its brand and a fresh crop of brick and mortar stores. Whereas with its last partnership, Lids teamed up with the Negro League Baseball Museum,…

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“They Gave Us Game” Line from Lids Celebrates Historically Black Sports Leagues

Even if you are an industry giant there is always ways you can try and stay ahead of the competition especially in the retail space. Lids has been in business for almost three decades and their stores can be found in malls and retail spaces across the country. Despite the success, they are looking to…

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Accelerating Digital Transformation during the Pandemic

In year three of the pandemic, most of the world is settling into a “new normal.” What this new normal will ultimately look like is still to be determined. The one thing that virtually everyone can agree on is that the COVID-19 pandemic has permanently altered work expectations for the foreseeable future. Justin Honore,…

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Cowboys QB Ben DiNucci Turning Dallas Streetwear Upside Down with True Brvnd

In 2022, a business partnership can be created with just a simple direct message on social media. For True Brvnd, a streetwear and hat company based in Dallas, TX, that’s exactly how things played out. One April afternoon, co-owner Sang Truong was sitting comfortably in front of the TV, watching the last day of the…

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Health and Life Sciences at the Edge
The Role of Telehealth Technologies in the Creation of Smart Hospitals

Telehealth has been around for quite a while. However, it took the pandemic to generate widespread adoption and acceptance of telehealth in hospitals globally. In this episode of “Health and Life Sciences at the Edge,” host Justin Honore talks with Intel’s Ed Buffone about the technologies that are making Smart Hospitals a reality and the…

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Modernizing Power Grids Using Intelligent, Data-driven Technologies at the Edge

Fueled by increases in ecommerce and the number of devices that require electricity, the demand for reliable, renewable, and sustainable sources of electricity is increasing worldwide. In this episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” Intel’s Adam Berniger and Prithpal Khajuria join Justin Honore to discuss the challenges facing energy producers and how Intel,…

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What Rising Construction Spending Means for Future Projects

The construction industry has been anything but normal since the pandemic started. It has weathered a variety of challenges, including supply chain disruptions and labor issues. However, the sector is recovering, especially as the demand for residential property soars. While December is typically a slow month for construction, reports from the U.S. Census Bureau announced…

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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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How Renewable Energy Can Help Build a More Resilient Power Grid
February 18, 2022

In February of 2021, a state of emergency engulfed Texas due to an unprecedented winter storm resulting in complete power grid failure. Over 10 million people went without power at the height of the crisis – the result was a deep freeze that entered people’s homes, leaving them in the dark with no heat and…

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Making a Super Bowl Commercial Count in an Era of Ad Aversion
February 12, 2022

The Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals are facing off for Super Bowl LVI, bringing massive hype for a team whose most recent Super Bowl loss gave Brady his sixth ring and another that hasn’t been in the big game since 1988, respectively. For the non-sports fan, though, another Super Bowl means another round of…

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The Team Behind the Super Bowl’s Analytics is Setting an Industry Standard
February 11, 2022

Every year, millions of sports fans gather in front of the TV and settle into the arena on a coveted early-February Sunday for the Super Bowl, as two teams in America’s most popular game face off to be crowned as NFL world champions. This year, those two teams are the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati…

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Will Higher Education Invest in Entryway Devices as a Risk Mitigation Tool?
February 10, 2022

Since the beginning of the pandemic, every industry has had conversations about how to use technology to mitigate risk and return to full capacity. Those discussions remain imperative, as it appears that COVID-19 is likely to become an endemic. Should that track to be accurate, the virus will be something that stays around indefinitely….

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Does the Key To Retail Sustainability Lie In Decision Intelligence
January 25, 2022

Summary: Even with the National Retail Federation Retail’s Big Show wrapping up, the lessons learned from this years convention will ripple through the rest of the year. With retail constantly changing how it needs to capture and retain the customer, finding new ways to implement the world’s cutting edge technology to make the industry…

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E.U. Whiskey Tariffs Are Lifted, But the Industry is Still On the Rocks
January 21, 2022

The whiskey market is eager for a return to form. In 2018, in response to the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs targeting the E.U. and ordered by former President Donald Trump, the European Commission imposed a retaliatory 25% tariff on some key American goods, including U.S. distilled bourbon and whiskey. The popular aged American…

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Is the FDA’s Accelerated Approval of Molnupiravir Setting a Pharmaceutical Standard?
January 7, 2022

In late December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Emergency Use Authorization of Pfizer’s Paxlovid, a pill to help treat COVID-19. The next day another pill, Merck’s Molnupiravir, was approved. This marked a big step in the fight against COVID-19, especially with these pills now available in several states. The pace at which these…

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The Role Luxury Buses Can Play in Reduced Carbon Emissions
January 1, 2022

Finding new and innovate ways to get from point A to point B is something that many in the transportation industry are trying to do. For the past decade more and more luxury buses have popped up, trying to give Americans more travel options. The service is just like other bus services that take riders…

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Do Tesla’s Outages Reflect a Software Challenge for OEMs?
December 29, 2021

Earlier this year, Tesla users found themselves in a bit of a digital pickle when the car company’s mobile app experienced a worldwide outage, which users need to lock, unlock and start their vehicles. Though the app-based access point is meant to create ease of use and an elevated tech-focused experience, it acted as a…

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