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Lego is proving toys are still big business

Playtime has been moving online for years now. In January 2020, the CDC reported the following screen time statistics: US children between 8-10 spend an average of 6 hours per day in front of a screen US children between 11-14 spend an average of 9 hours per day in front

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How bad are supply chains? Costco is renting ships

Costco, home of the ultimate big box store, is not mincing words about what it’s like to run a consumer business in the middle of a pandemic. Click here to read the story at cnn.com. Discussion Questions: What is supply chain? Why is the supply chain important to a business?

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How AI is Changing Retail Marketing

Digital transformation has touched every industry and changed how we understand marketing and selling. With e-commerce at the forefront of our spending habits — in 2020, a $4.28 trillion habit — business and marketing strategy must also transform to accommodate this change. Because of this, I believe artificial intelligence (AI)

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Gap-branded sheets and pillows are coming soon to Walmart

Gap, the ailing fashion label, wants to make a comeback. It’s planning to collaborate with other major brands, including everything from Kanye West’s luxury fashion house Yeezy to, well, one of the biggest retailers of all, Walmart. Click here to read the story at fastcompany.com. Discussion Questions: What is distribution?

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