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Archive for July, 2020

Brooks Brothers: The Latest Casualty Due to Ignoring Key Trends

Brooks Brothers is a classic name in retailing.  The 202-year-old company pioneered ready-made suits and its clothes have been worn by dozens of U.S presidents, including Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt, as well as tycoons ranging from the Astor’s to the Vanderbilt’s.  As one retail industry analyst put it, “Brooks Brothers has been a way […]

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Microsoft – Finally Killing a Marginal Project!

One of the hardest things to do in a large organization is to stop an effort that has been on-going for years. Microsoft provided a great example recently of doing exactly that. It takes a lot of guts for a leader to take such an action.

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