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Screen Shot 2015 06 24 at 18.50.50Biz broadcasts 
v social circles

Can Snapchat, Instagram
match Twitter audience?


Twitter 'Lightning' will organise tweets, Periscope & Vine videos into an easy read news service, But is Snapchat & Instagram already ahead of the game?

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staples depot train crash#SPLODGE
improbable

Will Sysco/FTC judge
ruling derail Staples?

 

The $6Bn merger of Staples/Depot became less likely after a federal judge blocked the $8Bn Sysco/US Foods merger, according to our sources. The case is a parallel precedent...

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Millennials mobilesM i l l e n n i a l s 
mania & myopia

So wanted by marketers;
not so different from rest

 

Interesting piece in NY Times today by Hilary Stout: A marketing frenzy is aimed at those aged between 15-35 years, but studies show they aren’t so different from the rest of us. We review and comment

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bezos jeff cloud surpriseAmazon thrown
a new gauntlet

International sales/costs
clarified v Google threat

 

We are grateful to Seeking Alpha analyst Paolo Santos for his analysis and perspective on Amazon v Google. We discuss his conclusions...

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wholesale giant v resellerWholesalers 
overriding
resellers?

SPOT, EVO, TData, SPR
moves question motives


Some wholesale distributors are intent on growing direct services capabilities. But is this trend welcomed by resellers. What is their aspiration? Complete

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workplace wellness Lucy heartW o r k p l a c e
W e l l n e s s
W a v e  is UP!

Ergonomics, health &
safety e.g. Fitbit & Stir


Today's highly successful IPO for Fitbit; the launch of the Apple Watch; the latest innovations at NeoCon; are powerful symbols of massive interest in health &wellness that lead to greater personal productivity...later today

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facebook v twitterFBK for friends.

Twitter for biz.

Market misunderstands 
permission promo power
Jack will AMPLIFY effect!



Facebook has 1.44Bn active members. Twitter only 300m active users. Game over? No, Twitter reaches a greater % target audience. We clarify the difference between the social media king; and the #1 permission based business broadcasting service...

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Gazelle v BigboxDefeat the
Disruptors

Be agile! Constantly
reinvent to 

outsmart
new digital invaders


Many big beasts of the brand landscape showed themselves to be dinosaurs when confronted by digital competition. Avoiding extinction takes a willingness to change. Be Agile! Be Gazelles!

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Buying Groups ostriches head in sandB y e   B y e
Buying Groups

Sterile selfish dinosaurs v
low cost, agile marketers


Many OP dealers are still obsessed with buying power. In the new everything on-demand market, users want personalised, rapid-response service on broadline branded business supplies. Stop navel gazing... Look out for Lucy's needs

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workplace wellness Lucy heartWorkplace
Wellness

Are health initiatives
right for your company?


Workplace wellness programs are on the rise. They can increase productivity morale and reduce insurance premiums. But what are the risks for employers, and what is the ROI? Is wellness right for your company?

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