Articles by author: Robin Volz

Biden to Meet With CEOs of Walmart, CVS on Holiday Supply-Chain Issues

Biden to Meet With CEOs of Walmart, CVS on Holiday Supply-Chain Issues
(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden plans to meet Monday with the CEOs of Walmart Inc, CVS Health Corp and other retailers as part of his efforts to tackle supply chain bottlenecks and inflation Read more

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“The Employee is My First Customer.” Strategies for Restaurant Success from Legacy Restaurateur
November 29, 2021
  Author, restaurant owner and hospitality industry expert Barry Jessurun discussed his book, life lessons, and tips for restaurant success with Host Barbara Castiglia on The Main Course. As Read more
As Export Values Rise, American Farmers Face a Trade Crisis
As Export Values Rise, American Farmers Face a Trade Crisis
November 26, 2021
Key Points: U.S. agricultural exports are being hampered by transportation issues, leading to a loss in sales potentially as high as 22%. In 2021 from January through July, the dairy industry Read more
Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers' Ecommerce Strategies
Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers’ Ecommerce Strategies
November 26, 2021
  The holiday shopping season gets its first big test this weekend with Black Friday deals and the welcomed-by-retailers resurgence of in-store shopping and deals. Even if consumers are looking to Read more
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Unpacking Everything New From Samsung’s Latest Unpacked Event
August 8, 2019
Samsung’s Unpacked events showcase the latest in its Galaxy line of devices that are transforming the mobile experience and making life easier. Samsung’s August 2019 event at the Barclays Center Read more
Send It Back: The Impact of a Food Recall on a Restaurant
January 28, 2019
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48 million Americans (approximately 17 percent of the people in the U.S.) get sick, 128,00 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year Read more
Is the Design of Your Favorite Restaurant Affecting Your Taste Buds?
December 6, 2018
Restaurants have long been a shared social experience, with the table acting as a central core that people gather around to enjoy a meal together and connect both visually and verbally. However, Read more
Wearable Technology Is Bringing the Hospitality Industry Into A New Era
August 15, 2018
When a guest steps on a resort site or cruise ship these days, he or she is likely to notice that fellow travelers are sporting a new wrist accessory—a wearable smart bracelet that enables Read more
How Drones Are Taking Over Fireworks Shows This July
July 9, 2018
Today, drones are being used in everything from agriculture to mining and exploration, from aerial surveillance to unmanned cargo transport, from law enforcement to storm tracking, and everything Read more
An Inside Look at How Alibaba Uses Technology to Improve Customer Experience
June 29, 2018
While online sales penetration in China is the highest in the world, brick-and-mortar businesses still make up more than 80% of their total retail sales. This is due in part to Jack Ma’s “New Read more
How LEGO and YETI Used AV Applications to Enhance Their Experience, and Boost Their Bottom Line
June 28, 2018
The ever-increasing popularity of digital signage has made its presence in retail locations quite common. Yet, whether it’s static signage, television commercials, online advertising, or brick Read more
InsiteVR Looks to Improve Design Process with Virtual Reality
June 27, 2018
Recently, New York City played host to the AIA Conference on Architecture, an immersive expo showcasing what’s new and now in architecture and design. At AIA, some of the most creative Read more
Interactive Technology in Digital Signage Draws In Retail Customers
June 22, 2018
The ever-increasing popularity of digital signage has made its presence in retail locations quite common. Yet, whether it’s static signage, television commercials, online advertising, or brick Read more