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Reports: Peloton, Lululemon Duke it Out Over Exercise Apparel

Retail TouchPoints

Apparel brand Lululemon has filed a patent lawsuit against Peloton in an escalating legal battle over the exercise bike brand’s new eponymous line of fitness apparel, multiple sources report.

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Exercise Executive Empathy To Get Stakeholders Excited About CX

Forrester Digital Transformation

How can CX leaders gain funding? Develop executive empathy: Determine stakeholder priorities, connect CX to these existing priorities, and communicate the value of CX. Age of the Customer customer experience customer experience management Customer Experience Strategy promoted

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Exercising Personalization with Dynamic Yield

Dynamic Yield

Exercising Personalization for Real Results with Decathlon Currently available on demand About the Talk: This year’s CX1 WORLD once again brought together the leading CX champions to share their expertise in customer experience and customer loyalty to the virtual stage.

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Nordstrom to Open Tonal Exercise Demo Spaces Inside 40 Stores

Retail TouchPoints

Nordstrom will open 40 Tonal store-within-a-store locations in 20 states, including 12 where the exercise equipment retailer doesn’t have a physical location.

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Conversion 101: How to Create an SEM Legend Exercise

Bryan Eisenberg

The post Conversion 101: How to Create an SEM Legend Exercise appeared first on Bryan & Jeffrey Eisenberg. Don’s Contracting is in steady demand. The local market is tight, supply is low and demand is high. Don will tell you he makes his living off of word of mouth. He doesn’t worry much about online experience. He has a personal edge over many other contractors, because of how he makes his customers feel and the quality of his work.

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Target CEO recommends proper nutrition, rest and exercise for peak job performance

Retail Wire

Mr. Cornell said that he had found himself getting too little sleep, drinking too much coffee and not leaving time for exercise and relaxation at an earlier point in his career and discovered that more effort didn’t translate into results. Target CEO Brian Cornell said that he learned that taking care of himself led to better results in his career.

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Threat Hunting 101: A Human Led Exercise

Forrester Digital Transformation

Threat hunting is a term frequently misused by cybersecurity pros, vendors, and service providers. We researched threat hunting to determine what it really is, what benefits it brings, and to overcome the misuse and abuse of the term. The resulting report, Threat Hunting 101, published recently.

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Peloton Co-founders Depart as Retailer Expands its Rental Program Nationwide

Retail TouchPoints

Digital Commerce board of directors CEO chief legal officer co-founders exercise founders Peloton Restoration Hardware subscriptions uber

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Find Your “Value For Customer” Sweet Spot With Our New Exercise

Forrester's Customer Insights

Value for customer is a customer’s perception of what they get versus what they give up when doing business with a firm. Four dimensions make up the overall value a customer perceives: 1) functional, 2) experiential, 3) symbolic, and 4) economic. But which combination is the right one?

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Infections Are Surging In The US, China, And Brazil — Exercise Caution In Your Return-To-Work Plan

Forrester's Customer Insights

Infections are in the rise in more than 20 US states, and at least a dozen have experienced new record rates of infections. And the US isn’t alone; China and Brazil are experiencing a rise, too. Officials say the chance of a second wave is high.

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Peloton goes beyond the workout for holiday push

Retail Dive

New ads showcase how motivation from instructors translates beyond exercise sessions as the company battles a difficult year for business

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Lululemon's first footwear collection features a running shoe and a post-workout slide

Retail Dive

Designed specifically for women, the first four styles are focused on a variety of exercises. The athletics retailer will launch men's footwear next year

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Rebranding Intelligence Node: What This Means for our Customers & Partners

Intelligence Node

We are excited to announce that we have completed a rebranding exercise that aligns our products and services with the evolving eCommerce landscape.

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Nike's apps played crucial role in driving engagement, 2020 digital sales growth

RetailDive

Its app suite underscores a philosophy of accessibility for shoppers, while helping Nike gather data on purchasing habits, personal information and exercise routines that can inform future marketing

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Role-Based Sales Competency Maps – I Ain’t Got Time For That! 

Forrester Digital Transformation

I believed that competency mapping was a theoretical exercise invented by human resources or learning designers to test my last nerve. I was certain that the exercise would […]. I get it.

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Rebranding Intelligence Node: What This Means for our Customers & Partners

Intelligence Node

We are excited to announce that we have completed a rebranding exercise that aligns our products and services with the evolving eCommerce landscape.

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What My Love-Hate Relationship With Golf Taught Me About Sales Role-Playing

Forrester's Customer Insights

Sales enablement practitioners must deconstruct role-playing exercises to enable reps to get into top-selling form. Like in golf, there are so many motions to consider in any customer interaction.

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Five Ways To Plan For B2B Journey Mapping Success

Forrester's Customer Insights

Journey mapping can be an energizing and eye-opening exercise in customer empathy. As advisors to B2B CX and Marketing Leaders in the Forrester Leadership Boards (FLB), we come along on many journey mapping “journeys”. The most common question we receive from executives is, “How do I ensure the journey mapping process is actionable and aligned […]. age of the customer B2B B2B marketing customer experience measurement customer journey mapping employee journey

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Point/Counterpoint: The Ethics Of COVID-19 Phishing

Forrester's Customer Insights

A recent debate on Twitter surrounding the ethics of organizations using COVID-19 as a theme for phishing exercises sparked our interest, since it relates to our coverages areas and prior work experience.

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Pandemic pets lead to growth in veterinarian services

Retail Wire

That has led to an expansion of veterinarian services, including exercise/rehab facilities and more. Nearly one in five U.S. households have added a pet during the pandemic, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The door stayed open for veterinarians the entire pandemic,” said Brandy Keck, head of veterinary lending at Live Oak Bank. “It It became very quickly incredibly evident that the veterinary industry was going to be one of the winners.”

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Porky Polls: People Lie in Surveys, So How Do You Get to the Facts?

Digital Doughnut

How many times have you embellished your answer when a survey asks how regularly you exercise or how many units of alcohol you drink per week? When it comes to market research, and surveys in particular, how do you know if respondents aren’t doing the same?

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Peloton CEO confident of turnaround despite disappointing quarter

Retail Wire

Peloton CEO Barry McCarthy sees signs of “substantial progress” being made by the exercise tech company even after it reported a $1.2 billion operating loss in the last quarter. Mr. McCarthy pointed to a right-sized labor force, higher subscription charges, a reduction in its manufacturing commitments and expanded sales channels as factors for his optimism. in-article

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Retail NI concerned by Bank of Ireland branch closures

TalkingRetail

The move is part of a wider cost-cutting exercise, which will see more than 100 branches close across Ireland. The Bank of Ireland is to close 15 branches in Northern Ireland, which is more than half of its branches currently operating in the region.

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Microsoft to Lay Off 10,000 Employees by April 2023

Retail TouchPoints

Microsoft will trim its workforce by 10,000 people, or approximately 5% of its total employees, according to a January 18, 2023 SEC filing. The reductions will take place during the company’s fiscal 2023 Q3, which runs to the end of March 2023. The tech giant will take a $1.2

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A Pragmatic Guide To Brand Value

Forrester's Customer Insights

The Value Of Brand Valuing a brand can be a deeply divisive exercise. Questioning it, or attempting to validate it, can well be an exercise in futility and mathematical mumbo jumbo. To most marketers, there is an axiomatic simplicity to brand value. Wally Olins (of Wolff Olins fame) once characterized the attempt to “chew [brand] […].

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Global Trends 2040: A More Contested Word

Forrester's Customer Insights

Needless to say the exercise is becoming more and more difficult and anything beyond 24 to 60 months looks very futuristic. As analysts, part of our jobs is to try to decipher the broader trends impacting businesses.

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Can Kubernetes Navigate Disaster?

Forrester's Customer Insights

Once you’ve got Kubernetes in production, those predictable business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) exercises get a lot more interesting — and not necessarily in a good way.

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Peloton closing stores, cutting jobs and raising prices

Retail Wire

Peloton is laying off nearly 800 employees in an effort to make the home exercise company “more efficient, cost effective, and agile.” ” The company also is raising prices on its stationary bikes and treadmills. “We We have to make our revenues stop shrinking and start growing again,” wrote CEO Barry McCarthy in a memo to employees. Cash is oxygen. Oxygen is life.”. in-article

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To Excel At Customer Obsession, You Need An Adaptive Operating Model

Forrester's Customer Insights

Rather than undertake a full organizational design exercise, firms are adopting tactical change, creating agile delivery […]. Many firms have used Forrester’s principles of customer obsession to guide their business and IT transformation journey, striving to be customer-led, insights-driven, fast, and connected. But in their pursuit, most firms fall short when it comes to organizational change.

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Learning to Surf

Steve Dennis

Fighting the power of the ocean is an exercise in futility. There are a few different ways people approach the ocean. Some dive right in. Others inch in slowly, testing the temperature of the water until they feel comfortable to wade in all the way.

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Reflections On 2020: Cloud Predictions Versus Reality

Forrester's Customer Insights

This is an exercise we do every year to hold us — the prediction-makers — accountable to our predictions. This week, we published scores for our 2020 cloud predictions. We assess if our predictions came to pass and explicitly call out if we were vague, too aggressive, or just simply wrong.

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345: How To Persevere When You Want To Quit With Steve And Toni

My Wife Quit Her Job

Exercises you can do to train your mind. If you’ve ever been so frustrated with your business that you want to quit, this episode discusses some tactics and mindset strategies to convince yourself to push forward. Business is tough. Everyone wants to give up at some point.

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Purple Appoints Marketing Veteran as CMO

Retail TouchPoints

The plan will be exercised if a person or group acquires 20% or more of Purple’s common stock.

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Vitamin Shoppe Expands Online Assortment with New Dropship Program

Retail TouchPoints

The Vitamin Shoppe customers will now be able to shop a range of new product categories such as exercise equipment and accessories on VitaminShoppe.com that will be supplied by a network of dropship partners via the Logicbroker platform.

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Nineteen In ’19: New Year’s Resolutions For The Data-Driven Marketer

Forrester's Customer Insights

Every New Year, I find myself making lofty goals: eat better, exercise more, spend less time on social media. By mid-February, those goals are a distant blip in my rearview mirror; the reality of life gets into the way and I just fail at tracking progress. But this year is different (I swear). I created […

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Adidas teams up with Peloton on new clothing line

RetailWire

The partnership with the virtual cycling and exercise service is the first time that Adidas has teamed up with fitness instructors to design a line The Adidas x Peloton SS21 collection will feature hoodies, pants, shorts and tank tops priced between $30 to $83.

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Whole Foods CEO criticized for simplistic healthcare answers

RetailWire

Mr. Mackay pointed to statistics that show that Americans suffer from chronic conditions that could be avoided if they just ate better and exercised more. Whole Foods CEO John Mackay said that changes in lifestyle habits are the “best solution” for avoiding the need for healthcare.

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Create a Supply Chain with the Agility to Support New Buying Channels

Bamboo Rose

The past 18 months, for many retailers, have been an exercise in attempting to build a plane while flying it. The retail landscape is fraught with supply chain disruption and changes in consumer buying behavior that directly impact the profitability of traditional business models.

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Health and wellness make the retail world go round

RetailWire

The novel coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated Americans’ desire to become more physically fit through exercise, supplements and a wide range of complementary products CVS, Kohl’s and Walmart are all seeking to cash in on the growing interest in health and wellness products.

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The Future Of The CISO – Six Types Of Security Leaders

Forrester's Customer Insights

When starting a project like the Future of the CISO – it’s a daunting exercise. While we don’t always share the background inspiration for our research, this time it’s quite important and will shed some light on how we arrived here. When we started planning this research in 2018 and working on it in 2019, […].

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Opioid trial begins, putting Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart on the defense in New Mexico

Retail Wire

The retailers said that their pharmacists exercised their “professional judgment” in distributing the meds and did not “knowingly” fill any prescriptions that were illegitimate. The state of New Mexico is suing Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart for failing to police the distribution of prescription opioids to its citizens.

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Amazon says it has no connection to “Prime Bike”

RetailWire

The $500 exercise bike from Echelon Fitness is positioned as a less expensive alternative to Peloton’s connected stationary bicycles. Amazon.com has removed the “EX-Prime Smart Connect Bike,” or “Prime Bike” from its website. Its listing on Amazon said it was developed “in collaboration” with the e-tailing and tech giant. Amazon has denied any connection with the product

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NORAD Tracks Santa’s Journey Around the World

BigCommerce

Colonel Shoup was inspired to use the event as a public relations exercise for NORAD , publicizing the cutting-edge abilities of the organization. Photo: Wikipedia. Legend has it that in December 1955, a young girl misdialed a telephone number only to be put through to the ‘red phone’ at Continental Air Defense Command (CONRAD).