Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen came to prominence about 15 years ago with the publishing of his first book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, in which he explained how companies that were so focused on improving their existing technology could be broadsided by a new class of disruptive products. His examples included sailing boats, Detroit’s gas-guzzlers, and floppy disk makers.
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This just in from the Urban Land Institute: 18- to 35-year-olds have not, in fact, forsaken shopping in stores for buying on the Internet... “as long as retailers keep their offerings ‘fresh’ and interesting.”
We all know that opals have been trending over the past five years, their fire-y changeable colors—the differences from various cultures and continents throughout the globe have offered both an antique and raw modern feeling to contemporary jewelry.