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By James daSilva on April 30th, 2013 | 414121 comment on this postLive+from+%232013GC%3A+The+missions+of+Salesforce.com%2C+Disney%2C+Foot+Locker+and+Whole+Foods2013-05-01+00%3A00%3A46James+daSilvahttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D41412
What do Salesforce.com, Foot Locker, Disney, Whole Foods and Knowledge Universe U.S. have in common? A commitment to success through corporate philosophies that emphasize the value of satisfied employees and customers, and the importance of the long term over the short term, according to C-suite leaders on Monday at the Milken Institute Global Conference.
The session, “Value and Values: Building a High-Performance Company,” was a relatively rare showcase for the value of corporate social responsibility, or CSR, from the perspective of the C-suite.[…] Continue Reading »
By Henna Inam on February 19th, 2013 | 379791 comment on this post%22Conscious+Capitalism%22%3A+A+higher+calling+for+corporations2013-02-19+15%3A00%3A26Guest+Bloggerhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D37979
Something’s stinking up corporate America. On Friday, a 3% decline in shares of Wal-Mart drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average into negative territory. This was driven by leaked internal e-mails about dismal February sales at Wal-Mart, one saying, “Where are all the customers? And where’s their money?”
And then there is the issue of Wal-Mart’s European arm Asda discovering horse meat in a “beef” pasta sauce it sells.[…] Continue Reading »
By Paul Barron on December 14th, 2012 | 350011 comment on this postRestaurant+Mobile+Social+Consumer+Trends+%23MoSoCo2012-12-14+17%3A00%3A15Guest+Bloggerhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D35001
There’s no denying that we, as a culture, have become slaves to technology. We feel lost without our smartphones, left behind without the latest version of whatever iSomething has just hit the market, and our main form of interaction is through a digital landscape. Throughout the years, mobile technology has evolved into devices that can almost do it all — from making payments at Starbucks and other select retailers to helping us make decisions, like which restaurant to go to.[…] Continue Reading »
No doubt you’ve heard a lot about Pinterest lately — from what it is and how it works to which brands are really rocking it. If you’re still confused about how to use Pinterest for your restaurant or business, take a look at Whole Foods Market, which has really led the way with using the platform to best suit its customers and community.[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief is partnering with Big Think to create a weekly video spotlight in SmartBrief on Leadership called “VIP Corner: Video Insights Powered by Big Think.” This week, we’re featuring John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods.
Trying to replicate a successful company culture can be a difficult task, but it’s not impossible. For John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, transferring the company’s culture into a new store is as easy as making yogurt.[…] Continue Reading »