E-Commerce Growth: Kroger Enters the Fray

The online shopping fray, that is. Kroger just announced its new e-commerce and home delivery push, Kroger Ship, which puts it squarely in the competitive race with Amazon, Walmart, Target,  and just about every other large US retailer. Its offering is necessary but seems a bit late and may not be enough. Their prices are relatively low and no membership is required. Delivery speed of two

Innovation and Growth Leadership Summit: What’s uppermost on leaders’ minds

  The Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit (IGL), held in Phoenix AZ, brought together a dynamic group of innovation leaders. Responsible for defining and executing growth strategies, participants shared many similar goals and challenges. Key takeaways: Differentiate by offering products that are personalized, premium, and make life better. Whether it’s multi-sensory, intelligent, or ensures health and

Selling Established Brands on Amazon – The 3 Most Important Success Factors

What is one of the fastest ways to reach more customers, tap new markets, and test new product concepts? If you guessed Amazon, you’re right. As e-commerce is becoming integral to companies’ go-to-market strategies, having an Amazon strategy is key. For many of our clients, the shift to selling on Amazon is a priority – and

Grow like Amazon: Key Steps Any Company Can Take

Learn how Amazon decides where to expand, focuses on customer happiness, takes the long-term view, leverages core strengths, doesn’t fear big bets, and more; how you can adapt these approaches to fit your organization. Amazon’s 20-year record of double-digit revenue growth is unmatched in industry. While much of its success can be attributed to CEO

Leading Change: How HFM Shaped and Hardwired a New Innovative Culture

If your organization is like most, chances are new challenges require new ways of doing things. I’m hosting a free webinar in a few weeks to show you how you can meet those challenges. Culture change is critical, but far from easy. This was the case for Holy Family Memorial (HFM) health network. Healthcare is

Leading Change: How HFM Shaped and Hardwired a New innovative Culture

I’ve teamed up once again with Management Roundtable Inc., to offer an incredible free webcast detailing how one health care network completely reshaped its culture to become more innovative. Healthcare is in a seismic transition period, changing from a volume-based to a value-based system of care.  In order to create more value and secure their

Winning with disruptive and incremental innovation

I am excited to invite you to this year’s annual Consumer Goods Growth & Innovation Forum, the only event dedicated specifically to the new product process in the CG industry, is designed for executives who understand the importance of creating new brands and services and building brand loyalty. Through a variety of educational sessions and

Diversity and collaboration are great ways to foster innovation!

As we work with leaders across industries, we hear a strong focus on diversity as a way of encouraging innovation from many sources. Open innovation and strategic partnering are two proven ways to add to diversity in your organization. Open innovation, a concept that was formalized at an academic level by University of Cal-Berkeley professor