Daily Archives: July 3, 2013

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Apple hires former Yves Saint Laurent CEO for "special projects": http://t.co/TkNCvaG4FG $AAPL — CNBC (@CNBC) July 3, 2013

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What the San Francisco Bay Area would look like if it was New York City. Welcome NY’ers to the Bay Area!

Millennials: The Next Generation of Home Buyers

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Times change. With a new generation of home buyers entering the market, new preferences appear.

Despite living through the housing bust, the majority of Millennials still want to own a home in the future — but not without some high tech capabilities.

Source: Porch

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The $50 Movie Ticket: What’s the Point?

Piper Jaffray’s James Marsh discusses the prices of movie tickets with Adam Johnson on “The Next Big Trade” on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Tablets Swallow Up The Market – Infographic

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The growth curve for tablet sales has been extremely steep – tablet sales outstripped desktop and notebook sales in Q1 2013.Here’s the latest infographic illustrating the rise of the tablet audience

Source: ThinkingJuice

Predicting Customer Behavior with Analytics

predicting-customer-behavior-with-analytics_51d343209de91Want to get more value from your customer data? This infographic illustrates the most widely used sources of customer data, and the benefits you can get when you predict customer behavior.

These findings are based on a recent study by Alteryx and AbsolutData, and include some challenges that prevent analytics from being used as effectively as it could be to drive critical improvements in sales, marketing, customer satisfaction/loyalty, and operational efficiency.

Source: Alteryx

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Winklevoss Twins Look to Create Bitcoin ETF

The Winklevoss twins are looking to create an exchange-traded fund for the online currency Bitcoin. Their company, Math-Based Asset Services LLC, filed forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday. Cory Johnson reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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The Secret to Being the World’s Richest Model

Sales have been soft at Victoria’s Secret, but that hasn’t impacted their “Angels,” who rank as 6 of Forbes’ top 10 highest paid models. Bloomberg news explores what it takes to become one of the world’s richest models with Ivan Bart, senior VP & managing director ay IMG Models.