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Camille P. Schuster, Ph.D.

President
Global Collaborations, Inc.

Each organization needs to be actively involved in developing and monitoring security practices. Third-party providers can design perimeter systems or systems based on official processes. What about informal business practices? A third-party provider may not be told about them because the top managers may not even be aware of...

What are the costs related to wages? If a company was efficient when hiring, provided the necessary training to deliver the required customer service, kept turnover very low and provided a working wage with benefits how would the numbers compare to the costs of inefficient hiring practices, high turnover,...

How consumers are identified, whether the process is opt in or opt out and what is offered in exchange will determine success. Can retailers do this? Yes. Will some consumers be willing to share their information? Yes. Now how will the process work and what will the consumers be...

Customer-centric strategies that are future-oriented appear to be a common thread. Looking at trends, experimenting with technology, and testing new ideas—all with the consumer in mind—describes what these CEOs challenge their company to do. This is a great process to emulate, especially because it should not result in me-too...

Farther reading the article, I will definitely visit one of the stores when I see one. Keeping merchandise current and attractive to the teen and pre-teen market is a challenge. If the company pays attention to the social media talk among its consumers and has the agility to respond,...

If the technology is efficient, then the product is ordered, paid for, and the consumer knows when it is ready for pick up. Depending upon how efficient the fulfillment process is, the order will be ready quickly or not. Then the customer comes to the store expecting efficiency to...

Not with the current model. Just as with anything else, there are so many niche markets in this space that a national economy of scale is unlikely to produce an attractive price point for most families at this time. Between the issues of allergies, specific diets for health, diets...

Who initiates the idea for training? Why? Do the people hiring the trainer keep the goal and business objective in mind during the hiring process? Does the trainer or training organization learn enough about the goal and business objective? Are the managers involved in implementing the training involved in...

When Amazon began, it survived the dot com bust by entering a market until it was growing and then expanding to a new market while keeping the old markets. This has not changed. Because of their success, they continue to expand into more and different markets. Is there a...

Yes there will be more, but what counts as opening a physical store? Does renting space from an existing retailer count as a physical store? Does use of a mobile unit count as a physical store? Does a pop-up store count as a physical store? There are many ways...

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