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We need more buzzy precincts like NYC’s SoHo. Here’s how to build them
NYC’s vibrant SoHo district developed organically after artists moved in. Image: Bigstock

We need more buzzy precincts like NYC’s SoHo. Here’s how to build them

Building cities is like building relationships – it’s all about connections. Connection to places, to environments, to buildings, to activities, to each other.  Cities with high levels of connecti...
Four ways to deal with procrastination
Opinion: In your career, what’s more important, success or significance?
Opinion: So you want to sell your business?
Opinion: How walkable cities can change the world

Opinion Archives

How to end every workday on a high

A Shut Down ritual can help ease the transition from end of workday to home life.
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Opinion: When stylists become sales assistants

Savvy retailers now understand the importance of engaging experienced and qualified stylists.
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How to master the art of LinkedIn

Understanding how to create great content on LinkedIn can go a long way to helping you forge better connections with oth...

Opinion: Here’s how ‘value’ has changed for customers since Covid

Shoppers want to make sure they want to spend their money wisely, here's how smart retailers can tap into that.
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Opinion: Why brands need to let their halos shine

With optimism in ever-shorter supply, now is the time for brands to seek out ways to cast a long-lasting glow over every...
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Analysis: Stop forcing your customers to switch channels

Retailers need to focus on making it easy for customers to buy from them, on- or offline.
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Analysis: With great growth comes great responsibility

How has the pandemic changed the ways retailers are looking to tackle sustainability in their businesses?

Want to understand Southeast Asian customers? Here’s how Zalora does it

It's a diverse market to tackle and in the current climate, international brands need to think before they jump, says Za...
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How to deal with stressed-out staff

Businesses are forced to adapt to remote work.

How brands can cut through the noise

Trends come and go, but a solid reputation and a consistent brand message will stand the test of time.

Hiring teams: The new corporate M&A

Clever businesses know that employing high-performing teams is a trend that’s set to grow in the future.
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How Covid is changing the game for experiential retail

It may be some time before customers feel safe coming back to stores, but online shopping doesn’t have to be dull and fu...

Karens and Covid: How shopfloor staff have changed

From dealing with angry customers refusing to wear face masks to managing toilet paper stockpiling, it’s time the indust...