About 5 years ago

05/03/2018 - C.E.O.s Should Lead On Addressing Social Issues, Poll Finds

C.E.O.s Should Lead On Addressing Social Issues, Poll Finds

– The New York Times

A new poll shows consumers expect chief executives to proactively take steps on social issues, even before lawmakers do. “Sixty-four percent of people say that C.E.O.s should take the lead on change rather than waiting for government to impose it.”

The Red-Scare Relic That Holds Back Smart Labor Policy

– The New York Times

An interesting NYTimes column argues that the NLRB needs its own research arm, akin to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. For the first decade of the Board’s existence it had one, the Division of Economic Research.

Why Social Commerce Isn’t #trending Yet

– Retail Dive

Social media platforms are already playing a huge role in influencing consumer purchase decisions, especially with Gen Z and millennials. Gen Zers are actually twice as influenced by social media as by deals, and 80% of the group are influenced by social media when making purchases.

Retail’s Other Problem: Too Few Clerks In The Store

– The Wall Street Journal

Macy’s, J.C. Penney and others have cut jobs even more than they have closed stores.