This week’s conversation is all about Being Human as a Competitive Advantage with our guest speaker Bryan Kramer.
Bob Negen founded the Mackinaw Kite Co., a small chain of specialty toy and kite stores, in 1981 when he was only 23 years old. He had just graduated from college, didn’t want to get a “real job” and loved flying kites.
The Circular Economy is simple in theory but applying it can be a different story.
Shifting from linear production to a regenerative, circular model is good for the planet and good for your retail business. Juli Lassow with JHL Solutions is working with organizations to implement Circular Economy strategies into their framework today.
The global retail industry suffers from $100B in shrink — financial loss due to missing revenue, wasted inventory, stolen goods, or improper accounting — every year. It historically has been a major pain point for retailers.
When you consider retail technology, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the surface level hardware – like the screen at the counter at the back of the store that rings up sales. Or maybe some people will go beyond the surface level hardware and the first thing that comes to mind is actually the point of sale (POS) software within that screen that processes the sales and leaves a record of the transaction behind.
Why should you take a vacation? This may seem like a “DUH” question, but the truth is, too many entrepreneurs, especially retail entrepreneurs don’t take enough time away from their business to reenergize, regain objectivity and reignite their passion. We are consumed with what we want and need OR what we are missing and not achieving; we keep our heads down and try to push forward – that push forward is often against what seems like a brick wall or as we learn from EOS, a glass ceiling…