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Las Vegas’ MGM Resorts Prepares to Welcome Back Large Scale Conventions

Avoiding high touch surfaces and gathering in large groups spelled trouble for Las Vegas, where conventions and casinos are the driving streams of revenue. The city continues to struggle through a pandemic recovery, but MGM Resorts is confident it can begin to operate conventions again in a safe way. Rapid response testing, socially distanced partitions, Read more

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Las Vegas’ MGM Resorts Prepares to Welcome Back Large Scale Conventions
Avoiding high touch surfaces and gathering in large groups spelled trouble for Las Vegas, where conventions and casinos are the driving streams of revenue. The city continues to struggle Read more
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Disney Parks Cut Labor Force by 28,000 Amid Difficult Recovery
Disney theme parks are becoming a small world after all as the company announces a massive round of layoffs to its part-time employees. According to the BBC, Disney lost 4.7 billion dollars Read more
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Walmart Moves Forward at Scale with its Shopping Experience Redesign
The pandemic has drastically changed the way we shop, but Walmart already had plans to make changes before COVID-19. According to USA Today, the big-box store plans to roll out a brand new Read more
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Will Consumers React Well to Ring’s New Drone Security Camera?
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
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Epic Games Teams Up with Developers to Take a Bigger Bite out of Apple
  In this Business Casual segment, Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern weigh in on some updates to the public battle between Epic Games & Apple over the latter's app store prices and Read more
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Amazon Pumps the Brakes on Echelon’s “Prime Bike”
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

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Sanitation Practices That We Will Stick With After COVID
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Seeing, Moving, Tracking: An Introduction to RTLS Solutions and the Visibility They Provide
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  Seeing, Moving, Tracking is a new podcast by Redpoint Positioning that will bring insights across the warehousing, industrial management and operations world. The show will feature trends, technologies, Read more
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Las Vegas’ MGM Resorts Prepares to Welcome Back Large Scale Conventions
October 7, 2020
Avoiding high touch surfaces and gathering in large groups spelled trouble for Las Vegas, where conventions and casinos are the driving streams of revenue. The city continues to struggle through a pandemic recovery, but MGM Resorts is confident it can begin to operate conventions again in a safe way. Rapid response testing, socially distanced partitions, Read more
Disney Parks Cut Labor Force by 28,000 Amid Difficult Recovery
October 6, 2020
Disney theme parks are becoming a small world after all as the company announces a massive round of layoffs to its part-time employees. According to the BBC, Disney lost 4.7 billion dollars in revenue in just three months of being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The layoffs apply to Disney’s US based parks in California and Florida. The Orlando parks Read more
Walmart Moves Forward at Scale with its Shopping Experience Redesign
October 6, 2020
The pandemic has drastically changed the way we shop, but Walmart already had plans to make changes before COVID-19. According to USA Today, the big-box store plans to roll out a brand new store design and app integration to over 200 locations. Inspired by airport wayfinding, the changes aim to manage large groups of people more efficiently. New features of 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 house, providing real-time visuals of any mapped room. With a price point targeted at $250, the Always Home Cam will integrate with Ring devices' existing networks. In Read more
Epic Games Teams Up with Developers to Take a Bigger Bite out of Apple
October 1, 2020
  In this Business Casual segment, Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern weigh in on some updates to the public battle between Epic Games & Apple over the latter's app store prices and practices. In retaliation to Apple's app store fees, Epic Games and other high profile app developers like Tinder's Match Group & Spotify formed a nonprofit called the 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 the at-home fitness market perhaps too early to react? In a bit of a twist, Amazon quickly denied association with the bike, and ordered any inference of a collaboration Read more
General Electric Ditches Coal Power in Favor of Offshore Wind
September 28, 2020
According to CNN Business, General Electric announced Monday it would not buy nor build any more coal power plants. The company’s announcement comes as a shock just 5 short years after it acquired Alstom’s power business for over 9 billion dollars. GE Power CEO, Russel Stokes, said the company is shifting focus to power generation with “attractive economics Read more
Microsoft Upgrades Teams to Meet Remote Work Needs
September 28, 2020
For well over a quarter of the US labor force, working from home is a semi-permanent reality. That means Zoom meetings aren’t just a passing phenomenon. Microsoft is meeting the needs of many remote workers with their product, “Microsoft Teams.” Engadget recently reported a sweeping update of Teams’ functionality and services. The developments include Read more
Amazon is Reportedly Stifling Competitor Ads
September 28, 2020
Amazon is no stranger to scrutiny over its business practices. The online marketplace already has a stronghold over fast delivery of consumer goods. But CNBC reported on a recent investigation by Wall Street Journal, revealing the ecommerce giant may be taking their power a step further. Amazon appears to be blocking competitor ads that compete with Amazon’s Read more