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Macy’s Settles Proxy Fight With Activist Arkhouse

Macy's announced on Wednesday that it has settled its proxy fight with real estate investor Arkhouse, appointing two of the firm’s nominees to its 15-person board. Ric Clark and Rick Markee will join Macy’s board effective immediately. They’ll be part of the committee that’s in charge of overseeing and evaluating Arkhouse’s bid to take the…

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Macy’s Settles Proxy Fight With Activist Arkhouse, Adds 2 Directors
April 11, 2024 at 8:39 pm

Macy's announced on Wednesday that it has settled its proxy fight with real estate investor Arkhouse, appointing two of the firm’s nominees to its 15-person board. Ric Clark and Rick Markee will join Macy’s board effective immediately. They’ll be part of the committee that’s in charge of overseeing and evaluating Arkhouse’s bid to take the…

Emotion-Informed GenAI: Making Your Marketing Content More Human
April 11, 2024 at 12:30 pm

Emotions are central to how we engage, communicate with, and react to our world, motivating our behavior and deepening our interactions. Brands that lean into the intricacies of human emotions are proven to generate more sales and loyalty. According to McKinsey, 76 percent of consumers reported that receiving personalized communications was a top factor in…

Leveraging AI for Smoother Career Transitions and Growth
April 11, 2024 at 11:59 am

The world of work is evolving rapidly, with the average professional changing careers around five to seven times over their lifetime. Whether driven by personal aspirations, industry shifts, or economic forces, career transitions can be daunting. However, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has opened up new avenues for individuals to navigate these changes more…

AI Still Needs Human Insight to Shape the Retail Experience
April 11, 2024 at 10:22 am

In 2024, the most forward-thinking and innovative retail organizations will recognize that it's a must to blend intelligent human insight and artificial intelligence (AI). It will become clear that unless an organization can find a way to unify the two across virtually every aspect of their business, it will suffer the consequences across both the…

3 Social Impact Tools for Retail Leaders
April 11, 2024 at 9:53 am

In today’s retail landscape, success extends far beyond profit margins and market share. Increasingly, consumers are looking to align their purchasing decisions with their personal values, driving the need for retailers to incorporate social impact initiatives into their business strategies. When I audit companies, they often show me their CSR and sustainability report where I…