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 […]

By |2022-09-26T00:31:30+00:00September 29, 2022|Tags: , |

1099-K Changes Impact Small Firms and Individuals

With the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act in 2021, an important provision related to the 1099-K tax form affects those who receive payments through third-party networks. Just a few examples of those who may be affected: anyone paid for a side hustle through Paypal, who sells on eBay, or who contracts with companies such as Uber and Lyft.

In this post, we’ll focus on the capacity and productivity impacts of this tax law change on a variety of stakeholders.

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Target Focuses on Last-Mile Delivery Efficiency

Target aims to boost its competitiveness in e-commerce with a revamped delivery system.

As its e-commerce business continues to grow, Target has opened sortation centers to group orders. Packages are loaded into the trunks of contract drivers’ cars for same-day delivery. This is part of a trend among retailers to boost profits with lower labor and transportation costs. The system may require fine-tuning, and the company continues to experiment with new options to improve the efficiency and agility of last-mile delivery.


By |2022-08-11T20:22:04+00:00August 12, 2022|Tags: , , , |
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