Casual Apparel Outperforms High-End Fashion


In the wake of the recent financial crisis, the global fashion and luxury industry established a solid record of extremely strong value creation. Thirty-nine of those companies are in fashion and luxury. Article Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

The travel agent’s problem

Seth Godin Blog

Not just travel agents, but all agents. When your clients know more than you do, it’s difficult to be an old-fashioned agent who is making money based on information scarcity. Information scarcity is disappearing. Forty years ago, passengers didn’t know which airline flew where and when. And forty years ago, airlines had no easy way to find out who wanted to fly somewhere. Today, of course, there’s no shortage of information or ability to connect.

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"Selfie" Fashion Trends: Cheap Dresses and "Rentabag"; Mish Handbag Tips


I'm not but, but in my travels I see lots of it. The popularity of sending "selfies" has even influenced retail sales and women's fashion. In the above video, FT’s Andrea Felsted visits online fashion retailer Asos to see how it is adapting its business model in the era of the selfie.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Memorial Day Fashion Update

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Memorial Day Fashion Update. Fashion Reminder: Fashion rules have changed as of Memorial Day. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, May 27, 2008.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consulting Fashion

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Consulting Fashion. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, September 2, 2008.

The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable

Harvard Business

Finally, they would take over the international air travel market. Today, air taxi companies operate in a similar fashion to the Southwest of yore. Why is the airline industry so terrible? What frequent flyer has not asked him- or herself this question?

How to pack a portable office – consultant style.

Killer Consultant

In a post about buying travel gear I promised to give you all an inside scoop to my portable office – today is the day! 3,5 mm audio cable: In case a rental car has no bluetooth, no USB, but at least an old fashioned AUX in – I can still get the music going.

How to pack a portable office – consultant style.

Killer Consultant

In a post about buying travel gear I promised to give you all an inside scoop to my portable office – today is the day! 3,5 mm audio cable: In case a rental car has no bluetooth, no USB, but at least an old fashioned AUX in – I can still get the music going.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: What Your Drink Says About You.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

If your client orders a Manhattan or an Old Fashioned , go nuts. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, July 29, 2013. What Your Drink Says About You (And Your Client). Aah, cocktails! The time-honored way to unwind while simultaneously "entertaining" clients!

Five trends of future working


Companies that want to establish themselves as forward thinking versus old-fashioned, must employ individuals from all backgrounds. Workplaces are sacred. Not because that’s where you spend the majority of your day, but also it’s the source of your daily bread.

15 Best Business Podcasts for Independent Consultants

Tsavo Neal

Podcasts make amazing listening material for commutes, travel, and listening for when you don’t feel like taking out a book. We discuss what actually works in generating business, from writing books to organizing events to old-fashioned relationship building.

The Secrets of Retail’s Repeat Top Performers


Travel and tourism, consumer durables, consumer nondurables, and fashion and luxury were the other four. Article Friday, January 20, 2017 During the past decade, the global retail industry established a solid record of very strong value creation. For the five years from 2011 through 2015, the industry’s performance declined somewhat in both absolute and relative terms. Still, it continues to deliver better value than most other industries.

The Science of Burnout: Interview with Dr. Sangeeta Pati

Consulting Matters

Well I was born in the United States and traveled and got exposed to a lot of schooling abroad, which obviously ultimately has influenced where I have gone in medicine. Betsy: I remember the first time I traveled with my kids together. Interview Transcript: Betsy: Good afternoon.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Sorry Bill.I'd rather kiss my new boss.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

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Restoring Derelict Spaces to Lease-Ready Condition

Tom Spencer

Whether repurposed for a fashion show, art exhibition, festival, or music concert, your previously low-value property may be able to command a high price. Aside from working on her own business, she likes to use social media, and read travel books. This is a guest post from Sarah Smith.

Attitude vs. Aptitude: What’s More Important?

Tom Spencer

In addition to hiring employees who have the ability to learn technical skills in a timely fashion, employers also look for people who have excellent communications skills as well as a certain amount of business acumen. This is a guest post from Sarah Smith.

5 Universal Qualities of a Winning Management Consulting Resume

Management Consulted

Instead of writing: Interests : Travel. You want it to communicate your greatest professional successes in a clear, concise, and compelling fashion. Your resume, simply put, is the platform through which your story is told. Based on our years of experience editing consulting resumes, we’ve identified the 5 universal qualities of a winning management consulting resume. These qualities will help a reviewer see how you can significantly add value to their team and firm.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Penance

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

the weekend it happened, my friends were kind enough to buy me a very fashion-forward "donut" from the local walgreens. he then asked (looking down at my new fashion accessory) what was wrong with me. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Sunday, August 24, 2008. Penance. i recently broke my tailbone when i was on a date (a great way to make an impression, let me tell you). the doc said 4 to 6 weeks before i would be back to normal.

Business Lessons from Henry David Thoreau

Emerson Consulting Group

Many of life’s major arenas and how we approach or practice them, such as environmentalism, writing, travel, war and peace, politics and rebellion, philosophy and introspection, are steeped within the life and legend of Henry David Thoreau. But too often the path to such a vision/mission is traveled in a backwards direction by trying too hard to be practical, reasonable or careful. By Ken Lizotte CMC. As part of his ongoing column in Money Inc.

Final 2013 West Coast Adventures: Bain, Berkeley, and Stanford

Management Consulted

After spending the last 5 months traveling to top colleges across the planet ( Canada , U.K. , We arrived at the Bain office early in the afternoon; a partner at the firm had contracted us to do a fashion consulting project for their SF employees. We’ve been busy.

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4 Autopsies of Big Change Management Failures

LSA Global

Yes, the “old fashioned” bookstores all struggle to compete with online book sales but Borders had additional challenges they failed to meet. They received early success because of the early American desire for big vehicles that could travel over any terrain in the world.

Groundhog day and the Super Bowl

Seth Godin Blog

We see almost a month''s worth of never-ending media about the Super Bowl—business articles, travel articles, legal articles, cooking articles—a huge onslaught of content-free noise.

From Actress to BCG Consultant – Tips on How to Successfully Prepare for a BCG Case Interview

I did your maths drills daily, and can practically recite the fashion case-study - I listened to LOMS on the tube, while cleaning, on my morning jogs. I'll be traveling, learning, and most importantly I've finally found a way to work towards running a company that employs artists. I recently received this success story from an actress (now a BCG consultant), and thought you would find her suggestions and tips on case interview prep useful.

Classic Consulting Quotes

Consultant Ninja

In the face of such conditions we must manage the business and our cost base in a prudent fashion. We will significantly reduce or eliminate expenditures on meetings and internal travel, including –break--. What must change is our attitude to futurity – I am committed to the idea that the firm must emerge stronger --break--, not merely surviving, but thriving. I am also committed to the idea that the firm must achieve its rightful place in the world.

The Ansoff Matrix

Tom Spencer

domestic air transport in America for cost-conscious business travellers). For example, one of Apple’s product missions might be to provide consumers with easy-to-use digital technology, and another mission might be to provide fashion accessories for Yuppies and young people.

Obama's Lame Response to Ebola; No Protocols but Lots of Fearmongering; Where's the Common Sense?


New shortcomings emerged Wednesday in the nation’s response to the Ebola virus after it was revealed that a second nurse was infected with Ebola at a hospital here and that she had traveled on a commercial flight the day before she showed symptoms of the disease. Vinson should not have traveled on a commercial flight, federal health officials said, when she boarded Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 on Monday, en route from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth.

Job Hub: Uber Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

” The first example that comes to mind when you think of the new sharing economy, Uber has fashioned itself as a quicker, cheaper and ultimately better alternative to taxis. Don’t expect Uber to pick up your travel tab; we’ve heard from many interviewees that they had to pay their own way to the interview. Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at Uber.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: is it just me.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Maybe you hope to find cheap airfare in the local newspaper's travel section. Finding the cheapest plane tickets is difficult because travel agents and Internet websites use the central reservation systems that are updated periodically throughout the day. Its people are definitely much happy so that you travel in a Cheap First College class Flights.[url=[link] skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, January 29, 2010. is it just me.

How to Follow Up with People After a Conference

Harvard Business

” The conference has probably left you with business cards scattered in your briefcase, pockets, and travel bag. I make a point of emailing them them in a timely fashion — within a week is ideal — to remind them of their suggestion and request a follow-up call.

Deflation Bonanza! (And the Fool's Mission to Stop It)


like restaurants, travel and hotels. Furniture chains, travel agencies and fashion companies are among the retailers slashing prices to rope in shoppers. Other travel is up as well.

Airlines’ New Basic Economy Fares Show the Power of No-Frills Pricing

Harvard Business

Airlines with rock-bottom prices, for instance, have grown the air travel market by attracting travelers who would not have taken a trip as well as those who would have driven. In a similar fashion, a no-frills discount option by an established carrier cultivates growth by targeting a new price-sensitive market while not cannibalizing profits from existing customers who prefer ample amenities.

Top 10 Consulting Firms In New York

Management Consulted

Interesting, the office in New York is very transient and has a hoteling system (so you don’t have an assigned desk) – so if you sign up for Deloitte NYC, be prepared to travel all the time. To support the office’s growing employee base, Bain moved in 2015 to a new location in the fashionable Grace Building, which is located directly across the street from historic Bryant Park.

To Grow Your Business Abroad, Partner with Local Influencers

Harvard Business

And they can be very expensive — in addition to overseas business travel, local distribution partner relationships require significant up-front investment to get started and to manage effectively. William Andrew/Getty Images.

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China's Bill for Cleaning Air Pollution Mounts; State TV Promotes Benefits of Smog


Pollution in China''s Heilongjiang Province Local residents travel on a tricycle in the smog in Harbin, northeast China''s Heilongjiang province, on October 21, 2013.

What the Best Change Leaders Know, and Why They’re So Hard to Copy

Harvard Business

Of all the lessons I’ve learned about innovation and change, one stands above the rest: There is no such thing as an average or old-fashioned business, just average or old-fashioned ways to do business. Umpqua is “so highly regarded by its peers,” American Banker wrote, “that bankers from all over the world regularly travel to Portland to study its approach.”

Decoding Apple as a luxury tools company

Seth Godin Blog

So do many conferences and elite restaurants and travel destinations. On the other hand, she lives in fear that she won''t be seen as an essential choice by the fashionable elite. Hundreds of years ago, Hermes and Louis Vuitton started out as luxury makers of tools.

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Why Every Ad Today Feels Political (Even If It Isn’t)

Harvard Business

But only in rare cases (see below) are the ads made in a timely fashion to capture a mood or play off a current event. Cynics may say that this is Super Bowl lobbying; Airbnb depends on foreigners who travel, and 84 Lumber may sell to contractors who hire day laborers.). Before they even aired, several of the Super Bowl LI ads created a vortex of turbulence and backlash.