Day: October 9, 2020

Consumer companies must take leaps, not steps

Not long ago, most people went to work at a workplace — not in their basements or bedrooms. Homeschooling was a rarity. And buying groceries online was something relatively few shoppers were comfortable doing.

What a difference a few months can make. It turns out that people are much more open to change than businesses expected. They’ve rushed online to shop. They are experimenting freely to find what works best for them. And they are proving remarkably adept with technology tools. “During the pandemic, we’ve seen an unprecedented acceleration of trends that emerged over the past five years,” says Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the National Retail Federation. “Innovations are taking place in a matter of just months that would normally take years, in areas like acceleration of e-commerce offerings, blending of digital and in-store experiences, curbside pickup and quicker delivery options, and contactless delivery and payments.”

Consumers are

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How COVID-19 will affect investment in global innovation

As global economic growth declines in 2020, organizations are being forced to make difficult decisions about costs and spending. In this environment, the effects on innovation investment remain unknown. Will companies pull back, anticipating further financial losses or challenges in generating revenue? Or will they view robust innovation spending as a critical piece of their plans for recovery and long-term growth? To answer these questions, it is helpful to look at the last several years, and at the period immediately following the financial crisis of 2008–09.

The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020, released in September 2020 and copublished by the World Intellectual Property Organization, Cornell University, and INSEAD, analyzes key global innovation trends and presents a ranking of the innovation performance of more than 130 economies around the world. This is the 13th year of the report, which launched in 2007. Although the GII 2020 results were computed amid

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Tennis inspired by Day of the Dead? This is the new Nike collection

The models refer to two elements present in Mexican offerings: papel picado and marigold flowers.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.


This story originally appeared on México Desconocido

  • According to Nike, the models are inspired by the constant colors in the offerings that are placed throughout Mexico.

With diverse opinions through social networks, Nike launched its new collection “Día de Muertos” , which is made up of four tennis models with coloring that refers to the Mexican party.

According to Nike, the models are inspired by the constant colors in the offerings that are placed throughout Mexico. Specifically, they refer to two elements present in the offerings: the papel picado and the marigold flowers . Likewise, they have

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