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How a Swedish Grocery Store Beat Amazon Go to the Punch

The Internet is buzzing about Amazon Go, Amazon’s new self-service grocery store. At the flagship Amazon Go in Seattle, opening in January 2017, anyone with an Amazon account, a supported smartphone, and the Amazon Go app will simply take what … Continue reading

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Yep. This is Wal-Mart.

In Springfield, Illinois, not far from where Barack Obama introduced Joe Biden as his vice presidential running mate, stands an attractive, custard-colored building adorned with red brick walkways, fountains, and two colonnades with quotations from Abraham Lincoln tastefully carved into … Continue reading

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Yep. This is Wal-Mart.

In Springfield, Illinois, not far from where Barack Obama introduced Joe Biden as his vice presidential running mate, stands an attractive, custard-colored building adorned with red brick walkways, fountains, and two colonnades with quotations from Abraham Lincoln tastefully carved into … Continue reading

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Web 2.0: A reality check

[slideshare id=468792&doc=internetretailerfinal-1213563231913033-9&w=425] Have you ever wanted to get grounded in some basic web 2.0 concepts but were afraid to ask? On June 10, my Avenue A | Razorfish colleague Dave Friedman provided some answers in his presentation “Web 2.0: A … Continue reading

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Web 2.0: A reality check

[slideshare id=468792&doc=internetretailerfinal-1213563231913033-9&w=425] Have you ever wanted to get grounded in some basic web 2.0 concepts but were afraid to ask? On June 10, my Avenue A | Razorfish colleague Dave Friedman provided some answers in his presentation “Web 2.0: A … Continue reading

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The inside scoop on Microsoft Surface

On April 17, AT&T worked with Microsoft and my employer Avenue A | Razorfish to launch the first retail application of Microsoft Surface touch-and-recognition table technology at a limited number of AT&T wireless stores. Surface promises to improve upon the … Continue reading

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The inside scoop on Microsoft Surface

On April 17, AT&T worked with Microsoft and my employer Avenue A | Razorfish to launch the first retail application of Microsoft Surface touch-and-recognition table technology at a limited number of AT&T wireless stores. Surface promises to improve upon the … Continue reading

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What makes a brand authentic?

What makes a brand authentic? I recently found out one chilly April day at the Maid-Rite diner, an unassuming hamburger stand operating in a modest neighborhood in Springfield, Illinois.

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What makes a brand authentic?

What makes a brand authentic? I recently found out one chilly April day at the Maid-Rite diner, an unassuming hamburger stand operating in a modest neighborhood in Springfield, Illinois.

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My Black Friday odyssey

I awoke with a start at 2:50 a.m. I lay awake in the darkness of my quiet home acutely aware of a vow I’d made yesterday over Thanksgiving dinner to experience Black Friday first-hand — not just vicariously through breathless … Continue reading

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