The Fold offers a new take on how women buy what they wear at work.
A happy side effect of the mobile revolution is an array of stunning stats.
What do you do if you are an individual, or a small business, that is in need of a loan? Turning to your bank is the common answer. Well, Google’s recent investments suggest a different route; crowd and online funding platforms.
If the founders of Google, Starbucks, or PayPal had stuck to their original business plans, we’d likely never have heard of them. Instead, they made radical changes to their initial models, became household names, and delivered huge returns for their founders and investors. How did they get from their Plan A to a business model that worked?
The failure of big companies to adapt to their changing circumstances is one of the fundamental puzzles in the world of business. Occasionally, a genuinely “disruptive” technology, such as digital imaging, comes along and wipes out an entire industry. But usually the sources of failure are more prosaic and more avoidable.