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Working with Amazon is about going in with your eyes open, said Charlie Cole, global chief ecommerce officer at luggage juggernaut Samsonite and chief digital officer at Samsonite-owned Tumi. “Amazon has a proven track record of creating brands in a data-centric way,” Cole said. “I’m always a little surprised when people on the brand side... Continue reading »

"Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by Andrew Frank, research vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. Ever since the ad industry made “creative” a noun, agencies and creatives have defended its mystique against an onslaught of data-driven... Continue reading »

Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. The Good Side Of Gridlock Google and Amazon are enjoying tailwinds as advertising becomes more data-driven and online shopping increases. But they’re not the only companies that can harness social change. Out-of-home media companies have seized on longer average commuter times and the ability... Continue reading »

Housing affordability is putting a crunch on builder confidence, but NAHB expects it will rebound in 2019

Two people were fatally struck by a Metra train Monday evening in the Rosemoor neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to a source.

MANILA, Philippines - In a red dress inspired by the volcano near her home, Catriona Gray of the Philippines talked about working with children in the slums of Manila and advocated for the legalization of medical marijuana - and became the fourth Filipina woman to clinch the crown of Miss Universe on Monday
For a pageant mad country roiled by poverty, a devastating war on drugs and pervasive violence, it was a triumphant moment and viewing parties all over the world - where…

OAKLAND (BCN) A nimble goat that managed to elude traffic on busy Interstate Highway 880 and led officers on a chase through city streets was safely corralled this afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) Police have identified a person of interest in a string of arson fires at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park last month, which all occurred over the course of 15 hours.

A man who critically wounded a police officer in the Castro last year was today found guilty of attempted murder and other crimes by a San Francisco jury. Sesar Valadez, a 35-year-old Hayward resid…

If Santa's sleigh is truly powered by Christmas spirit, then it appears the crowd watching a Christmas parade at Disneyland on Sunday was severely lacking holiday cheer.

With a little extra planning and perhaps a bit more focus on festive presentation, the holiday season can be a fruitful one in real estate

The creator of the Cartoon Network’s groundbreaking animated series was scared to put parts of herself in her work. But not anymore.

Looking for a new job in 2019? Take a look at some of these up-and-coming positions.

Don't get caught off guard by your client's worries and doubts — respond to them

The Dudley Frank Team is known for creative listing photos and the latest are no different provides ACH payments processing, automates your accounts payable and accounts receivable processes.

Strategies to adapt to a changing landscape to recruit and retain your agents

Influencers Sophie Sumner, Erik Conover, and Jayla Koriyan share the realities of their seemingly effortless careers as creative Instagram tastemakers.

For the first time, an object in our solar system has been found more than 100 times farther than Earth is from the sun.

The Chinese government is pushing Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei chief financial officer detained for violating U.S. sanctions on Iran, as Ottawa braces for relations with Beijing to worsen and urges President Donald Trump not to politicize the situation.

How do you plan on spending the last evening of the year? Nourish yourself with gentle stretching and restorative postures, breathing practices, acupressure and sound therapy. You will be bathed in healing sounds from weighted tuning forks, crystal bowls and specially tuned gongs. Connect deeply to yourself
Monday, December 31 5:00-7:30pm
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Set the tone for your new year with some giving and some…

The Fox News pundit appears to have crossed a line for some of his advertisers. Two brands are backing away–but will they be back?

Tempted to consider an online loan? Online lenders that cater to or target small businesses are one of the fastest-evolving […]