Articles by author: Maroun Ishac

Even With Biggest-Ever Climate Bill, US Lags China’s Green Spending

(Bloomberg) -- The historic US climate deal that has now passed both chambers of Congress is being touted as one of the most ambitious decarbonization commitments made by any government to Read more


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Lids Expands Merch into Collegiate Athletics with Lids University
August 15, 2022
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 Read more
US School Districts Are Spending More as Stimulus Deadline Looms
August 15, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Buoyed by a historic influx of federal pandemic stimulus, the largest school districts in the US are spending more. On average, school district expenses rose 5.4% in fiscal 2023 from a year Read more
Trends in Pet and Animal Wellbeing
August 15, 2022
  Nutrition, supplements, and wellness are the foundation for a healthy human life. And that trend is now leaking into our pets and animal health. According to a recent Pet Age report, “a Read more
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Part Two: Store As a Media: How Can Brands and Retailers Truly Engage Shoppers?
November 23, 2021
  In the second part of “Store as a Media: How can brands and retailers truly engage shoppers?” host Maroun Ishac, Director of Business Development at Intel’s Internet of Things Read more
Part One: Store As A Media: How Can Brands and Retailers Truly Engage Shoppers?
November 12, 2021
  The role of the store is changing. For success, differentiation and emotional connection with consumers is crucial. In this episode of “To the Edge and Beyond,” host Maroun Read more