Building a DTC Challenger Brand | Download the Case Study

Building a DTC Challenger Brand |  Download the Case Study

For its first decade or so, watch publication and retailer Hodinkee did not have a marketing budget, let alone a chief marketing officer. In fact, unlike many other online brands that launched in the 2010s, Hodinkee never once paid for online ads, or deployed any of the other traditional tactics in the direct-to-consumer trade. The … Read more

Cisco Networking Academy Strives for Gender Inclusivity in IT

Cisco Networking Academy Strives for Gender Inclusivity in IT

Published 05-27-22 Submitted by Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco is committed to building an inclusive future for all. In recognition that women were underrepresented in information and communications technology (ICT), Cisco Networking Academy launched the Women Rock-IT program 14 years ago. The program aims to show women they have a prominent place in the tech sector, … Read more

Overworking Is Actually Making Your Productivity Paralysis Worse

Overworking Is Actually Making Your Productivity Paralysis Worse

You’re reading Life-Work Balance, a series aiming to redirect our total devotion to work into prioritizing our personal lives. Feel like you should be doing something all the time, that you’re not doing enough unless you’re overwhelmed? That performance anxiety causes many of us to overwork, and it could be a sign of productivity paralysis … Read more

How traditional lenders can improve credit risk management to lend more to SMEs

How traditional lenders can improve credit risk management to lend more to SMEs

When it comes to commercial lending, a strong approach to credit risk management is essential. Accurately and efficiently determining the creditworthiness of new or returning borrowers will help both traditional and newer lenders increase the amount they lend to businesses, in addition to also reducing the risk of late payments or defaults. In our experience, … Read more

EU to vote on banning fossil fuel cars by 2035

EU to vote on banning fossil fuel cars by 2035

The European Parliament is set to decide whether to ban internal combustion engines (ICE) in light vehicles from 2035 in early June, following the recommendations of the Parliament’s environment committee earlier this month. The proposed measures are part of the European Commission’s package of climate and energy laws aiming to reduce greenhouse emissions by 55% … Read more

Irving-based Biote wants to bring hormone replacement therapy into the ‘mainstream’

Irving-based Biote wants to bring hormone replacement therapy into the 'mainstream'

Irving-based hormone replacement therapy provider Biota goes public via a blank check company Friday, hoping a cash injection will be a springboard for accelerated growth as it aims for $166 million in revenue this year. “Dallas was a great place to grow up from,” said Biote CEO Terry Weber, who moved to North Texas from … Read more

Ask Doug & Polly: How to build a positive small business culture | Local Business News

Ask Doug & Polly: How to build a positive small business culture |  Local Business News

BY DOUG AND POLLY WHITE Special correspondents QUESTION: I own a small business. I want to build a positive culture. I think it is critical for long-term success, but I’m not sure how to do it. In fact, I’m not even really sure how to define culture. Can you help? ANSWER: Supreme Court Justice Potter … Read more