Discussions on book: Retail's Seismic Shift: How to Shift Faster, Respond Better, and Win Customer Loyalty
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Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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ISBN-10: 1250142857
ISBN-13: 978-1250142856
Pages: 320
Book club: Business lounge
Retail's Seismic Shift: How to Shift Faster, Respond Better, and Win Customer Loyalty
And this can actually help to increase sales a bit ... as shopping experience in most airports is rather…
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at 6pm on 9/13/2018
How overproduction and demand for infinite growth affect job market
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at 4am on 9/10/2018

If you look at the job market over the past ten years or so (since the economic crisis began in 2007-2008), you can notice the shift to hiring more of sales people than everyone else. Many companies have been trapped in looking for an easy solution to stalled growth in the economy, hoping for a magic "sales formula" and just keeping throwing sales people into the fray. In most cases this tactics has been predictably proven futile. 

To the book author's point, the economy of unlimited growth is doomed, with companies getting desperate…
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at 11am on 9/5/2018
Productivity growth has been slowing down. Internet hasn't actually increased substantially productivity,…
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at 2pm on 4/4/2018

Productivity growth has been slowing down. Internet hasn't actually increased substantially productivity, economic growth and living conditions in the West. It has mostly affected shopping experience and entertaining ourselves.

60% of our time spent on mobile devices is dull, according to the stats from another book.

This is definitive of the true value of innovations over the past 10-20 years.

The authors remain optimistic about potential long-tern impact of technology on health, longevity and knowledge formation, but no short term growth in productivity.

Disagree with the author about too much supply of food. For processed food - yes, but the prices of raw…
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at 4pm on 1/20/2018
The oversaturation (of consumer markets) is an almost inevitable consequence of companies' seeking…
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at 10am on 1/20/2018

The oversaturation (of consumer markets) is an almost inevitable consequence of companies' seeking perpetual growth.

This is actually the reflection of a bigger realization that the economy based on perpetual growth starts breaking down. See: Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

The current global disequilibrium of supply and demand is causing "everything headed awfully close to being…
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at 8pm on 1/12/2018
Excess of supply and plummeting demand, being in foundation of the current prolonged economic crisis, are…
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at 2pm on 1/10/2018