Posts:January 2019, Uncategorized

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Davos Dialogues: Insights from the 2019 World Economic Forum

by Barri Rafferty| January 30, 2019

Each year I attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, I approach it with the goal of learning as much as I can, and concentrating those learnings into a few key trends to bring back for our clients and colleagues to help them navigate as they plan their year ahead. This year’s […]

WEF’s More Inclusive Definition of Inclusivity

WEF’s More Inclusive Definition of Inclusivity

by Barri Rafferty| January 24, 2019

Over my last several visits to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, there’s one topic people tend to ask me about most – and that’s women. As someone who has spoken out about women’s equity, and as one of the small percent of females at this gathering of global leaders, I’m often […]

2019 Travel Predictions Through the Eyes of Influencers

2019 Travel Predictions Through the Eyes of Influencers

by Sara Garibaldi| January 18, 2019

The travel industry is evolving at breakneck speed. Those that influence the choices we make about travel change constantly, and so does the way we book a trip or even interact with our favorite travel brands on- and offline.

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How Communicators Can Ride the 2019 Retail Revolution

by James Peters| January 17, 2019

The “war on retail” is a popular crisis-invoking phrase, but in fact, the retail landscape is far from crisis. Retail is vibrant and growing; new brands are emerging and known brands are reinventing themselves to meet today’s consumer shopping habits. Coming out of the National Retail Federation’s biggest show (NRF), I have put down a […]

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What Did We See at CES? Plenty

by Lisa Sullivan, Melissa Kinch and Chip Scarinzi| January 15, 2019

The robots have left the building. CES 2019 is now in the rear-view mirrors of the more than 182,000 industry attendees, exhibitors and media who spent the better part of a week scrutinizing what’s happening – or being promised – in the wild world of consumer electronics. From rollable TVs to plant-based meat, CES never […]

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Consumers are Ready for a Data Dialogue. Are You?

by Lisa Sullivan and Melissa Kinch| January 7, 2019

Data. If there’s one theme that rises to the surface for 2019, it’s the issue of personal data. And, if you’re the betting type, it’s safe to assume it will be a hot topic at CES in Las Vegas this week. Our personal data is being collected, stored, analyzed, sold, and mined like never before.  […]