118 Archived posts matching:"Insights”

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    How Socially Distant Work Events Can Boost Employee Morale

    The pandemic has impacted every sector of the global economy. Businesses are quickly adapting their processes in line with government guidelines and health advice, and are focusing on keeping employees and clients safe. Most notably, an increasing number of employees are now working from home. However, even the most eager remote workers are suffering during […]

    • ForceBrands
    • September 21, 2020
    • Will Jacobs
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    SKU Kicks Off First Track of DFW Cohort with Six Companies

    SKU, the nation’s first accelerator for consumer packaged goods, kicked off its first Dallas-Fort Worth track, known as SKU DFW. Five of the innovative startups selected for the program, representing a range of categories from gluten-free cookie dough to sustainable pet products, are: All Y’alls Foods, Highwave, Meli’s Monster Cookies, mmmpanadas, and Re:THINK Ice Cream. […]

    • ForceBrands
    • September 15, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
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    What is the Future of the World’s Largest Retailer?

    Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart Inc., made the following statement at the annual shareholders meeting in June 2019: “What’s the one thing busy families can’t buy at Walmart? Time….Or is it?” This quote is the perfect summation of Walmart’s current focus and provides insight into how Walmart believes they will continue to win with consumers […]

    • ForceBrands
    • September 10, 2020
    • Vendo
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    8 Surprising Jobs in the Pet Industry

    In celebration of the recent launch of ForceBrands’ specialized pet hiring division, PetForce, we’re diving deeper into the industry to explore what employment opportunities look like inside the burgeoning sector. As we previously reported, the pet care industry has become a hot prospect for jobs — and some of these roles may surprise you. Mark […]

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    3 Ways Hayday Can Help You Get Back to Work Safely

    Feeling anxious about returning to the office? You’re not alone. According to recent research from The Wellbeing Lab and George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Wellbeing, nearly 80 percent of U.S. workers aren’t feeling fully positive about going back to the office amid the ongoing global pandemic. But it’s not just employees feeling […]

    • ForceBrands
    • August 7, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
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    ‘Black Is Beautiful’ Beer Initiative Backed By Breweries At Home and Abroad

    Driven by recent events, the beer industry is answering the call to support equality and inclusion — and breweries stateside and across the world are getting involved. Black is Beautiful, a collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face on a daily basis, was created by Marcus Baskerville, Founder & Head […]

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    Creative Optimization for Amazon Growth

    We’ve always been told, never judge a book by its cover, and we’ve also been told that first impressions matter. Truth be told, as humans, we are all very visual beings. So why would it be any different when it comes to all things visual on e-commerce, and more specifically, on Amazon? These days, brands […]

    • ForceBrands
    • August 3, 2020
    • Vendo
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    How the Pet Care Industry Has Become a Hot Prospect for Jobs

    According to a National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pets Products Association (APPA), approximately 85 million families — 67 percent of U.S. households — own a pet, and that figure continues to increase in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. “The pandemic has impacted every aspect of life in our country, and the […]

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    SKU CPG Accelerator to Expand to Dallas This Fall

    Austin-based SKU — the nation’s first accelerator focused on consumer packaged goods (CPG) — will expand into the Dallas-Fort Worth market this fall with a program tailored toward later-stage startups. Walter Robb, former Whole Foods co-CEO and an icon in the natural foods industry, will kick off SKU DFW, which features a best-in-class curriculum taught […]

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    How Barcademy Raises the Bar On Beverage Community Building

    In a world with limited travel and fewer face-to-face opportunities, brands must address their biggest challenge: training the trade with a fresh, inventive, and memorable approach. For alcohol beverage marketers who want to reach an audience of influencers, costs can rise fast: • In-person demonstrations only reach small audiences. And they run up big budgets. […]

    • BevForce
    • July 8, 2020
    • Andrew Bein