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What Does Amazon’s Acquisition of MGM Mean for the Media Production Ecosystem?

James Bond and Jeff Bezos are about to get to know each other a lot better. For nearly $8.5 billion, Amazon has acquired MGM and all of the company’s properties, including 007, Read more

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The Hidden Value of Energy Management Software
June 11, 2021
Optimally managing the energy of each building is extremely important for every organization. With the majority of energy use going toward HVAC operations, how can facilities management teams boost Read more
New Beginnings: EdTech Enters a Renaissance
June 11, 2021
  The 2020 ASU+GSV was one of the first major edtech events to be postponed or cancelled because of the COVID pandemic. Now it is the first to return. In this episode, Co-founder Deborah Quazzo Read more
Apple Employees Resist a Return to the Office
June 11, 2021
After a year of working from home during the pandemic, 61% of employees prefer being fully remote rather than working in an office setting, as reported by a Growmotely survey. While employers are pushing to get Read more
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What Does Amazon’s Acquisition of MGM Mean for the Media Production Ecosystem?
June 4, 2021
James Bond and Jeff Bezos are about to get to know each other a lot better. For nearly $8.5 billion, Amazon has acquired MGM and all of the company’s properties, including 007, Read more
Should Consumers Trust Online Reviews?
May 8, 2021
Bringing together leaders, lawmakers and lawbreakers. Host Luke Fox explores how innovations in business and technology are redefining our trust in security measures. Product reviews are Read more
Amazon Quietly Began Building a Grocery Chain During Pandemic
March 11, 2021
(Bloomberg) As many businesses struggled to survive the pandemic, Amazon.com Inc. was quietly building a national grocery chain.The first Amazon Fresh store opened to the public in Los Angeles Read more
Wholesale Curtailed! Why Retail’s Favorite Model is Faltering
February 25, 2021
Retail is exciting, fast-moving, and filled with opportunity, yet information overload is a constant challenge. Join retail strategist, speaker, and trainer Carol Spieckerman every other Thursday Read more
Amazon Launches Delivery Prescription Drug Service, Amazon Pharmacy
November 26, 2020
Amazon, once an online used bookstore, has grown to dominate the retail industry, the grocery industry, and now the pharmaceutical industry. Amazon’s latest business venture, Amazon Pharmacy, Read more
France Postpones Black Friday Sales in an Effort to Aid Small Business Sales
November 25, 2020
  The French government has collaborated with commerce, ecommerce, and supermarket representatives to push back Black Friday sales while France is still under strict COVID lockdown. The Read more
Will Consumers React Well to Ring’s New Drone Security Camera?
October 2, 2020
The Amazon-owned security camera, Ring, is going airborne with a surprising new offering for homeowners. The recently announced Always Home Cam is a small drone that flies around an owner’s Read more
Amazon Pumps the Brakes on Echelon’s “Prime Bike”
October 1, 2020
When Tuesday’s announcement by Echelon Fitness that their $500 exercise bike, dubbed the ‘Prime Bike,’ would be an Amazon Prime customer exclusive, Peloton’s stock fell as much as 6.7%. Was Read more
5 Ways to Get Ready for Prime Day
October 1, 2020
Today marks the shift into the last quarter of the year. 2020 has had its share of challenges but, in the homestretch of the year, there are numerous opportunities to be had in the world of Read more