Guidepoint Helps Consultants Best Serve Their Clients

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One of the biggest challenges in an information-based economy is finding the right information when you need it. Whether it’s getting up to speed quickly on a project, or gaining insight on competitive landscapes, here’s how we help consulting firms serve their clients more efficiently.     Through our unmatched offerings, we give consultants the […]

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How Mattress Retailers Can Compete in the Online Jungle

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by Gordon Hecht, Growth and Development Manager, Serta Simmons Bedding Note to brick and mortar mattress retailers: it’s a jungle out there and the jungle starts online. Give up the belief that you sell the one product that people have to try before they buy. It’s not true for apparel, and it’s no longer true […]

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What Do Retailers Actually Need to Survive?

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by Gebhard Rainer, Former President and COO, Coach We all know the retail landscape is overdue for a big change. The department store segment is deeply troubled, traditional brands are facing challenges, and established brands are acquiring smaller brands—in May, Coach acquired Kate Spade in an effort to become a multi-brand organization and rejuvenate its […]

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Whole Foods: what’s really in the purchase for Amazon?

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by Charles Moore, President, Premier Products Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase seems counterintuitive. Why would the highest valued company in the world—with a business model that puts retailers like Whole Foods out of business—want to acquire them? Sure, it would make Amazon the second largest retailer of the long term double digit growth trend in organic […]

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Think You Can Ignore Cybersecurity Advances? You Can’t

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by Darrell Jones, Head of Global Information Security, Herbalife In recent years, we’ve seen more and more large corporations and entities become targets for cybersecurity attacks: Fedex, Amazon, Target, Netflix, and even several countries among countless others have been affected. Threat of cyberattack has led companies to make major changes in the way they store […]

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The Reinvention of Retail: Brick and Mortar will Be Cool Again

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by Gym Tan, Head of China Business Development, The Gymboree Corporation We’ve all seen the headlines: “Retail Woes Deepen,” “Department stores are dying,” “Online shopping taking over physical stores,” and so on. The reality is that many brands are indeed closing hundreds of stores. Yet, on the flip side, some retailers are growing—Zara has a […]

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The Future of AI in Marketing

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by Warren Raisch, Executive Strategist, IBM Watson Customer Engagement Division The power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming more available for marketers to tap into, helping win, serve and retain their most valuable customers. Leading technology vendors are beginning to build in AI and cognitive capabilities to enhance man-machine interfaces with voice and natural language […]

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Find an answer to every business question.
Here’s how.

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As an expert network, we’ve received a lot of requests that start with ”this is going to sound strange” or “you probably don’t know anyone”. Very rarely was that client right. With over 800,000 advisors and deep expertise in custom recruiting new experts, we have the tools and the people to get you answers to [...]

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On-Demand Access To
Expert Insights

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When hours can make the difference between capitalizing on an opportunity or coming up empty handed, the ability to find accurate, timely insights is a critical advantage for businesses. Here’s how we help our clients get the right information to make decisions with confidence within that crucial time period. Through the unmatched speed of our offerings, […]

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Top 5 Rules For Validating Business Insights

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With the rise of misinformation in all areas of mass media, the need for airtight credibility is now more crucial than ever before. Without it, it would be impossible to make the right decisions with the right insights. Client need: Identifying your business need and matching it to the right expert with the most relevant [...]

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