Who's Riding the New TV Wave?


There is a generational shift occurring in the TV industry. Traditional cable TV, which dominated the last several decades, is going away. Companies like Comcast, Charter and Cox are facing something new: new technological innovation and competition. Which companies will survive, and which will not? Traditional cable TV is on the verge of an extinction event that is very similar to other events we’ve witnessed. Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android operating system launched the smartphone wars, for example, killing previous leader BlackBerry.

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FCC's Internet Privacy Proposal Sparks Congressional Action


With breaches of consumer data occurring all too frequently, who could be against proposals to improve privacy on the Internet? Well, a broad swath of the e-commerce sector, ranging from CTIA-The Wireless Association to USTelecom and the National Retail Federation, is strongly opposed to a recent proposal from the Federal Communications Commission to regulate privacy. These groups aren’t against privacy protection, per se — they just don’t like the FCC approach.

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The Fine Art of Managing Inventory in an Omnichannel World


Change in the retail industry is occurring at such a breakneck pace that few retailers have the opportunity to take a moment to consider how emerging and disruptive trends are fundamentally transforming the business — potentially making historical best practices outdated and irrelevant. In fact, a business concept that increasingly is becoming a focal point for many retailers is omnichannel, an initiative designed to provide customers with a seamless brand experience across all engagement channels — digital, store, mobile and social.

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Sprint's Moment of Truth


The good news for Sprint is the stars seem to be lining up for a recovery. Change is occurring throughout the entire wireless industry. Every player — including AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and C Spire Wireless — is changing. We will start to see lots of new services, pricing, competition and marketing going forward. In the middle of that ruckus, Sprint has reached what may be considered its turnaround moment. Every change happens in an instant, but it takes some time before it’s recognized.

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