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How Social Media Will Influence Christmas 2013 Purchases

The Christmas shopping deals are nearly over. I knew that Facebook continues to be a big influencer, but I’ll bet you didn’t realize just how much shoppers depend on social media to get those last-minute gifts: For the retail industry, holiday sales make up approximately 20% of annual sales and experts are projecting $602.1 billion […]

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Breakthrough Israeli ‘Wrapping Paper’ Will Make Bones Heal Faster And Better

Now this is exciting news for Israel. I’ve been watching some innovative technologies and products come from this tiny nation that didn’t even exist until 65 years ago. Post by InnovationEdge.

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Get ready for a rapid increase in rapid 3D printing technology!

If you haven’t tried 3D printing yet, you most likely will give it a try in the next couple of years. Rapid Prototyping interest is skyrocketing not only for businesses, but even retail futurists are looking to a time when we’ll have 3D printing down at the local print shop and perhaps even in our […]

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CoDEV 2014: Trends in Open Innovation

I hope you can attend the 13th Annual Co-Development and Open Innovation Congress, CoDev2014: Connected for Growth, on January 27 – 29, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Find out how companies are dealing with the latest trends in Open Innovation! Open Innovation is no longer a separate process as it is being integrated into standard business […]

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Top Packaging Innovation Strategies

If you follow packaging innovations like I do, you might enjoy this article from Consumer Goods Technology: In today’s difficult economic climate, consumer goods organizations are challenged to grow their businesses through innovation, but they often lack the capabilities or discipline to do so effectively. Packaging innovation from design to shelf is more important than […]

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New Gen Y Shopping Preferences Revealed

Despite being far more tech-savvy than previous generations, Generation Y, the 80-million strong cohort of Americans between the ages of 18 and 35, has not forsaken shopping in stores for online purchasing — as long as retailers keep their offerings “fresh” and interesting, says a new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The report […]

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