Articles by tag: Consumerism
Biologists Figured Out How to Generate New Neurons in the Adult Brain, Revolutionizing Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Recently biologists discovered how to generate new neurons in the adult brain. This is an incredible breakthrough that has enormous potential to revolutionize neurodegenerative disease research. By generating genetically-mutated mice with a unique gene that activates dormant neural stem cells, scientists were able to generate new neurons in the brain. For years, scientists have […]
Amazon Grocery Stores Are Struggling. Experts Say They Were Unprepared to Handle Grocery’s Thin Margins.
Amazon went big and bold with its diversified brick and mortar strategy when it bought Whole Foods and launched cashier-less Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go stores across the U.S. Turns out this may have been a miscalculation for the e-commerce giant. Amazon’s CEO, Andy Jassy, speaking on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, revealed that […]
Which Lenses Filmed This Year’s Oscar Nominees? Turns Out There’s a Newcomer in Town
Everything Everywhere All at Once took home the golden statue from the field of ten Oscar nominees at the 2023 Academy Awards. Behind the scenes is an interesting story about the technical achievements of the movies receiving honors at this year’s Oscars. The stars behind that tale are the cameras and lenses that make […]
AI is Driving Market Personalization
When Gary Hawkings first started his career in retail, he didn’t know exactly where the road might take him. Rightfully, he has carved his own path and now sits down with host Christine Russo as the founder and CEO of CART, the Center of Advancing Retail and Technology to discuss CART’s purpose and the driving […]
Issues Facing the Autonomous Technology Supply Chain in 2021 and Beyond
Today’s supply chain faces several compounding issues that were difficult to predict a year and a half ago. There are numerous short and long-term effects of COVID to deal with, as well as increasing pressure from growing consumer demands, challenges in implementing autonomous technology and a hiring shortage. On this episode of Ground Truth, a […]
Can Malls Sustain Increased Traffic and Profits Post-COVID?
Simon Property Group, the largest mall group in the U.S., reported higher than expected profits in Q1. One reason, according to the real estate firm, is due to increased foot traffic in malls since the beginning of the year. Will the U.S.’ mall footprint, as well as retailers that rely on malls for consistent sales, […]
The New Wave of Healthcare Consumerism
As consumers, we’re used to shopping around for the best price. But there’s one marketplace where a frustrating lack of transparency in pricing still exists — healthcare. In this episode of the Healthcare Podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with Ryan Coplon, CEO of HealthWallet to discuss how disruption in the healthcare industry is […]