Tag Archives: Struggle

It’s not you, being twentysomething is tough. Here’s how to find hope when the struggle is real, according to a psychologist

May 26, 2024 It’s not you, being twentysomething is tough. Here’s how to find hope when the struggle is real, according to a psychologist Meg Jay wrote the book on treatments for twentysomethings. She explains how young adult brains are more likely to think catastrophically—and feel negatively—than those of older adults, and they have less … Continue reading It’s not you, being twentysomething is tough. Here’s how to find hope when the struggle is real, according to a psychologist

Walmart shutters 51 doctor clinics after just a few years amid struggle to make healthcare profitable

April 30, 2024 Walmart shutters 51 doctor clinics after just a few years amid struggle to make healthcare profitable The decision to close the health centers, which were primarily located in smaller towns where customers might lack access to quality care, represents an abrupt reversal for the supermarket chain. BY Emily Price Walmart announced plans Tuesday … Continue reading Walmart shutters 51 doctor clinics after just a few years amid struggle to make healthcare profitable

Amazon, Microsoft Struggle With AI Inaccuracies

Amazon, Microsoft Struggle With AI Inaccuracies by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, December 19, 2023 Amazon and Microsoft have been backed against a brick wall. The companies are facing a backlash over whether generative artificial intelligence (GAI) is mature enough to take on certain complicated tasks and provide accurate answers. With Amazon, the focus is … Continue reading Amazon, Microsoft Struggle With AI Inaccuracies

Why Retailers Still Struggle To Link In-Store With Online, Adopt Personalization

Why Retailers Still Struggle To Link In-Store With Online, Adopt Personalization by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, March 22, 2023 Insights from real purchases, returns, and customer journeys across digital and physical channels reveals common attributes of successful retailers and opportunities for others to improve customer value and modernize operations, according to research released this week from Google, … Continue reading Why Retailers Still Struggle To Link In-Store With Online, Adopt Personalization

Shopify: Black-owned businesses could add $190 billion to the economy but still struggle to get funding

  By Shalene Gupta February 01, 2023 On average, Black-owned businesses start with $35,000 in capital, compared to white-owned businesses, which start with $107,000, according to a McKinsey study. Yet Black-owned businesses could add a potential $190 billion to the economy, according to a new study by Shopify. Shopify interviewed over 500 Black entrepreneurs to understand … Continue reading Shopify: Black-owned businesses could add $190 billion to the economy but still struggle to get funding

Consumers Struggle To Find Accurate Information From Brands Online

Consumers Struggle To Find Accurate Information From Brands Online by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, February 3, 2023 Data shows that failing to provide helpful online answers to customer questions could lead to a loss of business, with 47% in a Yext survey saying they were unable to make an online purchase because the website’s … Continue reading Consumers Struggle To Find Accurate Information From Brands Online

Twitter alternatives struggle with growing pains as users flee Elon Musk’s social media platform

  By Chris Morris December 01, 2022 While many Twitter users are making a lot of noise about terminating their accounts and heading elsewhere, they’re quickly finding that the alternatives aren’t quite ready for prime time—and certainly aren’t prepared for the major influx of users they’ve seen since late October. And the problem may not … Continue reading Twitter alternatives struggle with growing pains as users flee Elon Musk’s social media platform

Many veterans struggle to hold down a job due to struggles with mental health

By Shalene Gupta November 11, 2022 For many veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, the challenges of military service don’t stop once they’ve returned home. They reenter civilian life with trauma that affects their mental health and their ability to hold down a job. All Points North, a mind-body health company, surveyed 1,000 veterans on … Continue reading Many veterans struggle to hold down a job due to struggles with mental health

Marketers Struggle To Find Customers, Spend A Bit More On Ads To Reach Them

Marketers Struggle To Find Customers, Spend A Bit More On Ads To Reach Them by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, October 31, 2022 Data released from Skai, an omnichannel performance marketing company, shows marketers spent slightly more to advertise in Q3 compared with the prior quarter as they struggled to find customers. Retail media rose 45%, while … Continue reading Marketers Struggle To Find Customers, Spend A Bit More On Ads To Reach Them