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Camille P. Schuster, Ph.D.

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Global Collaborations, Inc.

For Amazon to continue to excel, employees must be working at capacity. Recognizing that not all employees view a particular job as a career and working to facilitate movement to jobs that better fulfill their goals sounds like a good step to keeping good employees and finding the best...

Where there are groups of people there will be drama. Posting a sheet of paper with guidelines will not resolve, reduce, or eliminate drama. In general, the behavior of top management gets mirrored - not what management says, but what management does. Having a set of guidelines is helpful,...

Asking consumers to be more vigilant makes them more nervous. Finding out that one of the tools that was supposed to help security is open to vulnerability only intensifies concerns. Having retailers asking consumers to be more vigilant lacks credibility because so many retailers have not been vigilant and...

Clarity is an issue. For example, at a McDonald's there was a sign saying that an item was a low price with the purchase of McCafe. After ordering a breakfast meal with coffee in a container that said McCafe, I was told I did not order coffee so had...

Alcohol sales certainly will attract some consumers at a time of day that is not usually prime regular coffee drinking time. There are many consumers who do not like coffee and do drink tea, so this is a way of attracting more consumers. I see longer lines and fewer...

Clear signage and information should be visible and readable. In the US, research shows consumers are willing to give some data in return for something of value. So the clear language suggested in the article will not scare those consumers away. Vigilance regarding the security measures used by any...

I don't understand what "Get Your Pink On" means, so the point of this commercial was lost on me. I guess it means you can find pink clothes and accessories at Kohl's. While this commercial does not appear to be effective to me, it is a good idea to...

The first issue is the purpose of changing the number of SKUs. If it the goal is to simplify the work process, the possibility of success is greatly reduced. If the purpose is to better match the assortment with what consumers at that location want to purchase the possibility...

Retailers are not the only industry faced with the issue of not being able to find enough data scientists to hire. McKinsey's projection is that there will be about a 40-60% shortfall of qualified people for these positions by 2018, so the issue is not going away anytime soon.

Retailers,...

Walmart has a large consumer base. Keeping those consumers at Walmart for exchanging video games and purchasing certified pre-owned games keeps those consumers at their store. The strategy has the advantage of creating loyalty with a young consumer base which is an advantage for Walmart or any other company....

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