Lululemon Athletica was founded in Vancouver BC in 1998. The first Lululemon store shared space with a yoga studio to promote initial designs for runners and yoga students. Technical athletic apparel known as “athleisure” is a clothing category that promotes healthier lifestyles . . . . . .
Ford needs a plan to reinvigorate its business. The current thinking is to accelerate development of trucks, electric cars and self-driving vehicles. To launch 23 new models in 2018, Ford’s cost is significant and streamlining development is complex and expensive. Tesla, Google and Uber seem to have distracted Ford from its core business. . . . .
Security and surveillance company ADT which sells alarm monitoring and security systems with video, fire and RFID sensors, digital door locks and thermostats is losing customers. This concerns institutional investors who carry long-term debt. . . . .
Each day knowledge workers waste huge amounts of time doing things they should not be doing. What is unfortunate is that most people do not realize this. Waste impacts everybody. It is important to understand how waste impacts productivity. One way is to discover your true potential . . . .
Information is difficult to manage. The problem is the impact information has on your work activities. Situations vary, so does the impact. The solution is personal. There are no “one-size-fits-all” solutions. Most importantly, you need to do something because problems will get worse . . .
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law designed to protect personal data. GDPR harmonizes data privacy laws across Europe. The law extends regulations to corporations that operate in Europe. . .
For years, we have been tracking performance of thousands of corporations. The challenge today for investors is ability to find diamonds in the rough. Metrics used to measure corporate performance are dated. . .
Change happens in an instant. Innovation can be breaktaking. Advancements over the next few years will surpass those of the past thirty. New innovation will foster growth creating a new period of expansion. Growth is good when it creates opportunities. . .
The U.S. 2016 Presidential election is over. So what did we learn? Many issues were raised. Huge sums of money was spent to influence voters. You would think the media and political elite . . .
There is a nature flow to the things we need to do. Once you know where to focus efforts and resources, decision making becomes more obvious . . .
We face challenges. Strategic clarity makes it easier to know what to do. Having the right insight at the right time and place matters. Predictive insight creates opportunity to anticipate change . . .