Office life is about to move outdoors. In buildings across the country, new and renovated offices are being designed to include more options for workers to get away from their desks and go outside. According to designers, developers, and landlords, it’s an emerging trend that could shake up the way workplaces look and feel for years to come. “Access to daylight, good fresh air—those kinds of things are really tangible to the tenants,” says Marc Fairbrother, vice president of
Most businesses have adapted to the most pressing challenges of COVID-19, finding impressive ways to pivot and stay afloat. However, not every business is adapting to the changed state of the market, or they’re focusing on acquisition and forgetting about current customer retention. Despite higher traffic, a large number of marketing teams have not adapted to the long-term needs and behaviors of customers after the pandemic. Worse, some are solely focused on monetary metrics
The disproportionate impact of the pandemic on women extends beyond layoffs and women leaving the workforce, to the venture capital funding of female entrepreneurs. During the past year, the amount of funding to women-led startups and startups led by co-ed teams declined, as the overall amount of venture dollars poured into startups inched higher. Startups with all-female founding teams drew an all-time-high 3.4% of all venture capital dollars in the U.S. in 2019, according t
Small businesses in the retail industry have new rules to play by if they want to succeed in the post-Covid-19 era. In-store innovations such as contactless shopping and new e-commerce experiences will help retailers differentiate and grow in 2021 and beyond. That's according to Deloitte's 2021 Retail Industry Outlook, which surveyed 50 retail executives about trends in the industry. Here are three growth strategies for retailers in 2021 cited in the report: 1. Find new reven
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