James Patterson Says He is Releasing New Book 'The Chef' on Facebook Messenger
James Patterson Says He is Releasing New Book ‘The Chef’ on Facebook Messenger

James Patterson is releasing his next book “The Chef” on Facebook Messenger. It will be a hybrid combining the written word with video and photography in an attempt to appeal to the millions of millennials that are on Facebook and tend not to read literature.

Ethan Allen CEO: Brick and Mortar by Itself is Not Relevant
Ethan Allen CEO: Brick and Mortar by Itself is Not Relevant

Ethan Allen CEO Farooq Kathwari made a bold point for a furniture retailer in a recent interview, following their quarterly earnings announcement: Brick and mortar by itself is not relevant.

Heathrow Airport: How We Achieved a 20% Email Open Rate and 25% Click Through via Adobe
Heathrow Airport: How We Achieved a 20% Email Open Rate and 25% Click Through via Adobe

Analytics and Optimization Lead at Heathrow Airport, Stuart Irvine, says that email is still the key driver for them in marketing and personalizing the customer experience.

Pinterest's Latest 'Product Pin' Feature Gives Sellers 40% More Clicks
Pinterest’s Latest ‘Product Pin’ Feature Gives Sellers 40% More Clicks

Pinterest is doing everything it can to make shopping even better for its users. The…

Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?
Why Would I Want My Underpants Connected to the Internet?

There was a session at the recent GeekWire Summit on how the IoT explosion will impact retail stores where underpants were discussed. It’s humous but very illustrative of how every item in every store, electronic or not, will be tracked.

Thinking About Using AI to Recruit New Staff? Amazon's Failed Experiment Might Have You Thinking Twice
Thinking About Using AI to Recruit New Staff? Amazon’s Failed Experiment Might Have You Thinking Twice

Companies that are planning to use artificial intelligence for recruitment should think twice before doing…

NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway: Amazon is a Monopoly that Should be Broken Up
NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway: Amazon is a Monopoly that Should be Broken Up

NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway says that Amazon is a monopoly that should be broken up. “When one company can take down the price of any other company, almost by a third, just with press releases, the markets are no longer competitive.

Finery: A Hot Startup That Seeks To Be the Digital Wardrobe for Women
Finery: A Hot Startup That Seeks To Be the Digital Wardrobe for Women

Finery, which was just listed in CNBC’s Upstart 100 list of promising young startups, keeps track of all your clothing purchases and creates a digital wardrobe and then helps style you in the clothes you already own.

ThirdLove Leveraging Data and Tech to Successfully Compete With Victoria's Secret
ThirdLove Leveraging Data and Tech to Successfully Compete With Victoria’s Secret

How does a startup compete with a huge brand like Victoria’s Secret which by some accounts has nearly a 50 percent market share? By being different and utilizing technology and data.

Ecommerce Startup Zola Seeks to Reinvent the Wedding Industry
Ecommerce Startup Zola Seeks to Reinvent the Wedding Industry

In 2013, Shan-lyn Ma and Nobu Nakaguchi realized through their own experiences that they could not only improve on but literally reinvent the wedding industry, so they started Zola.