News Roundup

September 2019

+ Where are they now form Sept 2014 – 

+ Robotic coffee:   https://www.chainstoreage.com/technology/watch-out-starbucks-robotic-coffee-haus-makes-san-francisco-debut/

+  Brand You was never about self-marketing. It was about un-copyable EXCELLENCE.” — Tom Peters

+ Costco vs. Amazon:  https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/how-does-costco-compete-with-amazon-by-doing-4-things-incredibly-well.html

+ Barnes and Noble:  https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/barnes-nobles-new-ceo-just-quietly-revealed-a-brilliant-plan-to-save-itself-from-amazon.html

+ World Wide Technology:  https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurendebter/2019/08/08/jim-kavanaugh-david-steward-world-wide-technology/#4edcb8e654b4

+ 175 Online Mattress companies:   https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/18/there-are-now-175-online-mattress-companiesand-you-cant-tell-them-apart.html

+ I guess my best definition of a great manager is that she/he is literally desperate to have each of their team members succeed and grow. (Word “desperate” chosen with great care.) – Tom Peters