Prospecting for Growth and Rewriting the Rules of Business

| Bernard Luthi

As a big brand, it is dangerous to assume that because you can’t change something overnight your business can’t be agile. Rather businesses requires a forward thinking leadership team that isn’t afraid to risk changing direction and productivity in the short term for a long term gain.

Amazon’s Cure to Short-Term Thinking in Business

| Tim Parry

Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, explores the main symptoms associated with the current plague of short-term thinking, how companies can begin growing again, and how the “Amazon Cure” and Jeff Bezos’ focus on innovation and investment help create long-term value.

Ship-To-Store In An Omnichannel World

| Daniela Forte

Ship-to-store gives the consumer options. It makes life easier for those who don’t want to pay shipping and handling charges and is a big part of the ominchannel world consumers are taking part in when they are shopping.

How eBay is Growing its Share of the Marketplace

| MCM staff

Scot Wingo, CEO and founder of ChannelAdvisor, sits down with Tim Parry, senior content manager at Multichannel Merchant, at NEMOA directXchange 2013. In this video, Wingo discusses the growth of the eBay marketplace, why merchants should not waste time building mobile apps, and how couch commerce is changing shopping trends.

Storch Out as Toys R Us CEO, Rubin in at Michaels

| Tim Parry

Following a slow fourth-quarter, Jerry Storch has decided to step down as CEO at Toys R Us. Meanwhile, Chris Vickers has been named president and CEO at Vermont Country Store, Victor Luis will eventually replace Lew Frankfort as Coach’s CEO, and Ulta Beauty president and CEO Chuck Rubin has been named CEO at Michaels Stores.