‘Onward, With Love’: Why Howard Schultz Is Leaving Starbucks

Howard Schultz has long put his values at the center of his career, helping transform a charming coffee shop in Seattle’s Pike Place Market into the global javanaut that is Starbucks. His purpose-driven leadership has made Starbucks a Best Global Brand and inspired Harvard Business School case studies. Through four decades of leadership he has steered … Read more‘Onward, With Love’: Why Howard Schultz Is Leaving Starbucks

Disrupting the Status Quo: Four Takeaways from HLTH

The following is a guest column by Sophie Okolo, MPH, a Senior Associate at the Milken Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging. Resilience is the will and ability to try and try again. Healthcare needs resilience, and this was the fitting backdrop for the inaugural HLTH: The Future of Healthcare conference in Las Vegas. … Read moreDisrupting the Status Quo: Four Takeaways from HLTH

Simplifiers Interview: Diana O’Brien, CMO at Deloitte

Behind every brand delivering simpler experiences for customers is a leader who recognizes the inherent value in keeping things simple. Here I interview leaders, often CMOs or CEOs, that we deem simplifiers. In this Simplifiers interview I speak with Diana O’Brien, CMO at Deloitte.  MM: What does Deloitte stand for and how does it deliver on that … Read moreSimplifiers Interview: Diana O’Brien, CMO at Deloitte

A Tribute to Kate Spade, an Iconic Designer Gone Too Soon

Among the many, many tributes to Kate Spade, the founder of the eponymous brand who died Tuesday in New York in an apparent suicide, fellow fashion designer Liz Lange noted her graciousness: “Devastated by this news. My heart goes out to Andy and to Kate’s entire family. This sounds cliched but in her case was really … Read moreA Tribute to Kate Spade, an Iconic Designer Gone Too Soon

Google Assistant Moonlights as H&M Home Stylist

H&M Group on Tuesday showcased its cutting-edge technology experiments with partners during Stockholm Fashion Tech Talks, a state-of-the-art conference on the digitization of fashion. In collaboration with Google, H&M Group has developed a voice app for H&M Home in select markets—one of the first voice applications to be released in the fashion and home segment. … Read more

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