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Must Read: Phoebe Philo May Be Planning Her Comeback, Amazon Reveals Secret Luxury Site

Must Read: Phoebe Philo May Be Planning Her Comeback, Amazon Reveals Secret Luxury Site

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Could Phoebe Philo be planning her comeback?Phoebe Philo, former creative director of Celine and, before that, Chloé, is rumored to be
Zappos has quietly backed away from holacracy

Zappos has quietly backed away from holacracy

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh is modifying his take on the inventive management structure.
Online Retailers Are Making 'Sustainable' Fashion More Searchable

Online Retailers Are Making 'Sustainable' Fashion More Searchable

If you were looking for an environmentally friendly version of a certain piece of apparel a few years ago, finding it would not have been easy. You'd type your query into Google and perhaps come
How new startups can compete with billion-dollar companies

How new startups can compete with billion-dollar companies

Do things that the large companies are ignoring for a variety of reasons.
Zappos Data Breach consolation might be the most egregious one yet

Zappos Data Breach consolation might be the most egregious one yet

Back in 2011, I signed up for a Zappos account so I could buy pants for a wedding I was in. Then I returned them because they didn't fit. I ended up buying them at the local Macy's instead (although I
We wouldn’t have ecommerce without Amazon

We wouldn’t have ecommerce without Amazon

Amazon wasn't the first company to deliver items directly to consumers. But between 2000 and 2010, it was the only one that mattered.
Why The Zappos Data Breach Settlement Is So Laughably Low

Why The Zappos Data Breach Settlement Is So Laughably Low

Do you remember when Zappos, the online shoe store owned by Amazon, had that data breach in 2012 that exposed the usernames and passwords of 24 million customers? No, you’ve forgotten about it amidst
Zappos Is Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary With Exclusive Brand Deals

Zappos Is Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary With Exclusive Brand Deals

As if you need an excuse to buy yourself a new pair of Shoes, Zappos is hosting a 20th Anniversary Collaborations. To celebrate turning 20, the company is rolling out exclusive brand collabs,
The Most Stylish Men’s Finds in the Zappos Birthday Sale

The Most Stylish Men’s Finds in the Zappos Birthday Sale

You won’t find me putting this in their birthday card, but let’s just get this out of the way now: Zappos is not cool. They’re massive, yes. Great customer service? Absolutely. But for a retail site
The Most Stylish Men’s Finds in the Zappos Birthday Sale

The Most Stylish Men’s Finds in the Zappos Birthday Sale

You won’t find me putting this in their birthday card, but let’s just get this out of the way now: Zappos is not cool. They’re massive, yes. Great customer service? Absolutely. But for a retail site
Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search

At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.
The Best Memorial Day Sales Happening This Weekend

The Best Memorial Day Sales Happening This Weekend

With Memorial Day just days away, it’s time to get ready for all the cookouts, pool parties, and various other outdoor activities. And as is always the case, the holiday also coincides with insane
Staying Ahead of the Curve: How the Customer Experience Is Evolving

Staying Ahead of the Curve: How the Customer Experience Is Evolving

Abandoned but not alone, BlackBerry shows us all that the customer experience is everything. The smartest businesses anticipate customer needs before they manifest.
Staying Ahead of the Curve: How the Customer Experience Is Evolving

Staying Ahead of the Curve: How the Customer Experience Is Evolving

Abandoned but not alone, BlackBerry shows us all that the customer experience is everything. The smartest businesses anticipate customer needs before they manifest.

Venture investors and startup execs say they don’t need Elizabeth Warren to defend them from big tech

Responding to Elizabeth Warren’s call to regulate and break up some of the nation’s largest technology companies, the venture capitalists that invest in technology companies are advising the

Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Google, Amazon and Facebook

The influential Massachusetts senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has been a longtime critic of the consolidation of economic power by Amazon, Google and Facebook. Now she’s making their
Creating a Values Statement that Sticks

Creating a Values Statement that Sticks

When productivity takes a hit, when the numbers aren’t met, and when morale is low, it’s time to write a…
There Is a Free Lunch, After All. It’s at the Office.

There Is a Free Lunch, After All. It’s at the Office.

At the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank in Washington, employees get a free buffet of dishes like prime rib, crab cakes and housemade beignets.
Is holacracy the future of work or a management cult?

Is holacracy the future of work or a management cult?

“If you were an anthropologist from the future and jumped into this time in history, our ways of working would feel byzantine,” Brian Robertson declared…