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When a leader takes a hike

Supporting Elizabeth’s journey was also an embodiment of our THRIVE value. It’s the idea that everyone has their own balance and varying interests, and celebrating those differences makes us stronger as an organization.

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When Your Right Hand Woman Hikes The Path of Her Dreams

Last spring, during our weekly 1:1 meeting, my Chief Operations Officer, Elizabeth Schwartz, nervously told me that she would like to take a sabbatical to hike the Pacific Crest Trail — a trip that would render her offline and unreachable for nearly five months.

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Moving Beyond Millennials

Retailers have done just about everything to identify and anticipate millennials’ expectations. The moment they thought they had millennials pegged, whispers of Gen Z are circulating.

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Black Friday is Here to Stay

REI announced it will once again close its doors on Black Friday. But this year the outdoor retailer will not only close all 149 of its stores on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, but it will also process no online sales and pay all 12,287 employees to take the day off to head outside instead.

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50 Best Small Workplaces

It’s not about the perks. Sure, it’s nice to have a gym in your offices or, say, free ice cream. But what makes a job meaningful depends on a few key qualities: a sense of mission; trust (from managers) and autonomy (for workers); and a culture of teamwork and communication.

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Great places to work

Leaders at three small businesses who have received accolades for their workplaces believe they have the secret sauce: providing not only excellent benefit packages and enticing perks, but a work culture that fosters engagement.

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Walmart to Buy Jet

Walmart’s $3.3 billion purchase of the online retailer Jet.com Inc. earlier this month shows that giant retailer intends to take its battle with Amazon.com Inc. to a whole new level.

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Walmart buys Jet for $3B

Walmart is buying Jet.com for roughly $3 billion, in a deal expected to jump-start the company’s e-commerce business and help it better compete with Amazon.

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New Data Uncovers What’s Broken in Brick and Mortar Retail

National Study Showcases Major Culprits Behind Brick and Mortar’s Struggle to Meet Customer Expectations Square Root, creator of enterprise store relationship management (SRM) software, today released the findings from its national survey of retail Store Managers. The...

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For Entrepreneurs, One Really Can Be the Loneliest Number

For many budding entrepreneurs, bootstrapping can be a great option for getting started. Bootstrapping helps entrepreneurs retain full control, promotes financial accountability and encourages honest and scrappy solutions to the many business problems that arise.

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The 3 T’s For Franchise Success

What is a data scientist? It is an analytical profession that focuses on solving real world problems. It’s not just sitting in a room all day and looking at numbers.

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The Best Job in America: Data Scientist

Glassdoor recently released their review of the 25 best jobs for 2016. At the top of the list is the vaunted data scientist. Read to find out why this position was rated one of the best positions in America right now.

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The Importance of Data

Chris Taylor, CEO and founder, Square Root, says it is a pioneer in-store relationship management. He explains data is important because there is just more of it today and companies believe like they are expected or have to use it, but are they manipulating the information they gather?

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