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How Magellan GPS Provides Innovative Navigation Solutions Through Customized Integrations and Onboard Technology

How Magellan GPS Provides Innovative Navigation Solutions Through Customized Integrations and Onboard Technology

In a Nutshell: While the Global Positioning System (GPS) has been around for decades, navigational software has transformed it into much more than just a mapping technology. Magellan, the creator of North America’s first portable GPS device, is innovating software that not only navigates users to their destination but also keeps them safe in the process. The company’s technology even makes it easy for travelers to map their own trails and share them with fellow adventure-seekers.... read more »

DesignCrowd: Where SMBs Enlist the World’s Top Talent for Marketing Design Projects

DesignCrowd: Where SMBs Enlist the World’s Top Talent for Marketing Design Projects

In a Nutshell: Competition keeps prices low and drives creative solutions, and nowhere is this more apparent than on DesignCrowd, a platform that connects creatives looking for work and businesses seeking high-quality design to impress clients. Since 2008, the site has paid more than $41 million to its global network of 575,000 designers. Over the years, thousands of companies have turned to DesignCrowd for its crowdsourcing approach to graphic design -- proving professional logos... read more »

Tableau Makes Modern Analytics Easy for Retailers to Understand Through Interactive Data Visualization Software

Tableau Makes Modern Analytics Easy for Retailers to Understand Through Interactive Data Visualization Software

In a Nutshell: Today, companies have access to billions of gigabytes of data, yet only 0.5% of it is ever analyzed. This information explosion has created both opportunities and challenges, especially in retail, where legacy systems and IT resources have hindered analysts from compiling, integrating, and acting on all that data. Tableau, an analytics platform based on principles of interactive visualization, provides an easy-to-use solution for organizations who want to dig deeper into... read more »

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Food Lion Connects to Local Communities by Pledging to Donate 500M Meals by 2020

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Food Lion Connects to Local Communities by Pledging to Donate 500M Meals by 2020

In a Nutshell:  Food Lion is in the business of keeping its customers supplied with food so it's only fitting its philanthropic focus would revolve around hunger relief in many of the food-insecure communities it serves. Demonstrating the grocery chain's commitment to social responsibility, the Food Lion Feeds™ program has a goal of donating 500 million meals by the end of 2020. The chain also donates millions of pounds of food annually through its Food Rescue Program, which takes... read more »

The Transportation Sustainability Research Center at Cal-Berkeley Studies How Innovation in Logistics Impacts the Retail Landscape

The Transportation Sustainability Research Center at Cal-Berkeley Studies How Innovation in Logistics Impacts the Retail Landscape

In a Nutshell: With the rise of e-commerce and the development of self-driving vehicles, both retail and transportation are fundamentally changing. The University of California Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) is continuously monitoring those changes with a focus on how the retail industry relies on transportation. The TSRC team researches solutions to help industries, policymakers, investors, and innovators address inefficiencies in their operations and... read more »

Part-Time Hobby to Full-Time Business: How Entrepreneur Jessica Bishop Cultivated a Wedding Planning Community

Part-Time Hobby to Full-Time Business: How Entrepreneur Jessica Bishop Cultivated a Wedding Planning Community

In a Nutshell: Jessica Bishop, founder and editor of The Budget Savvy Bride, built a brand around helping couples on a budget plan and save for their weddings. By providing compelling content to a niche community, partnering with brands that align with her message, and being passionate about helping others, Jessica grew her site from a part-time hobby to a full-time, successful business. Jessica's reliance on a passion statement rather than a mission statement allowed her to stay the... read more »

D-Link: Our Editor’s Choice Award™ for Storefront and Business IP Surveillance

D-Link: Our Editor’s Choice Award™ for Storefront and Business IP Surveillance

In a Nutshell: IP (Internet Protocol), or digital, video surveillance is replacing analog closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, and D-Link is doing its part to help business owners transition to equipment that improves clarity, scalability, and intelligence through new technology. Boasting a reliable all-in-one solution that gives vigilant business owners the peace of mind of knowing their businesses are being monitored around the clock, D-Link has earned our Editor’s Choice... read more »

Intelligent Media Delivery at Valassis: Print & Digital Marketing Solutions That Help Local Businesses Attract and Retain Customers

Intelligent Media Delivery at Valassis: Print & Digital Marketing Solutions That Help Local Businesses Attract and Retain Customers

In a Nutshell: All brick-and-mortar businesses want to drive foot traffic and sales while building a loyal customer base — but some are better equipped to do it than others. SMBs serving local communities often lack the marketing resources to go up against large, national brands with internal resources at their disposal. That's where Valassis comes in. A leader in intelligent media delivery since 1970, Valassis offers custom print and digital marketing solutions that deliver... read more »

How the Success of Columbia Restaurant Enabled a New Line of Unique Dining Experiences Rooted in Heritage and History

How the Success of Columbia Restaurant Enabled a New Line of Unique Dining Experiences Rooted in Heritage and History

In a Nutshell: In a competitive industry where businesses continuously rise and fall, the 113-year-old Columbia Restaurant, in Tampa, Florida, has stood the test of time. The Columbia’s commitment to quality, customer service, and unique dining experience has made it the oldest restaurant in Florida — and one of the oldest family-run restaurants in the country. While other brands devise marketing strategies to establish an identity, the Columbia has an authentic story rooted in... read more »

How AliExpress Reached 100 Million Users and Supported Alibaba Group’s Globalized E-Commerce Strategy

How AliExpress Reached 100 Million Users and Supported Alibaba Group’s Globalized E-Commerce Strategy

In a Nutshell: With 100 million users worldwide, AliExpress supports the globalization strategy of Alibaba Group, which is developing the infrastructure to make global e-commerce a reality. Alibaba Group is not only to bringing China to the world, but it is also bringing the world to China with the goal of serving 2 billion consumers and while supporting 10 million entrepreneurs. And AliExpress has plans to grow with Alibaba Group into the next century by providing a platform for... read more »