Be Your Own Model

Walmart invites you to “Be Your Own Model” and buy more clothes!

As discretionary spending falls, the company is trying to lure customers into buying more of its clothes. Central to achieving this goal is the use of a digital tool that enables shoppers to try on clothes virtually. They can view the clothes on one of the 120 models that looks most like them. Alternatively, they can send their own picture, and the tool will scan their body and show […]

The “Elizabeth Line” May Have Set a Record in Britain

They came to pay their respects to the Queen.

Britons knew the line would be long, but it did not matter. They wanted to see their Queen one last time. What could have been a logistical nightmare turned out to be an orderly process with few incidents. The Lying-in-State Queue exemplifies project management at its best: careful planning, teamwork, and attention to detail for seamless execution.


Video Spotlight: David Beckham Joins Crowd Waiting in Line for Hours to […]

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Self-Serve Stores Moving to Small Towns

Self-serve stores are becoming more commonplace. We shared in an earlier post that Amazon Go was one of the first implementations of this concept.

Amazon has continued to expand the self-serve store concept in several Whole Food stores utilizing its “Just Walk Out” technology.

Amazon isn’t alone. A variety of companies are offering the technology to create a self-serve store. However, most of these stores or applications are in larger cities.

One problem many small towns face is a lack of […]

Fast Food Changes

Fast food restaurants have made several changes, spurred by the needs of their customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the major changes has been to focus on automation.

An example of automation is the use of apps for ordering. Many restaurants are encouraging customers to order through apps. However, this presents problems in filling orders—specifically getting the food to the customers. In many cases, customers must go through the traditional drive-thru lane—frustrating customers with what is perceived to be unnecessary […]

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