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2012-07-03 23:01:37

Loyalty Experts Mark Johnson, Loyalty 360 and Randy Fox, FuzeBuy will discuss customer loyalty and the influence of E-gift cards on an upcoming 21st Century Business Series Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 The 21st Century Business Series provides a look at state of the art technologies, innovative business strategies and insights from cutting edge business leaders of today. In an upcoming exploration of the potential influence of E-Gift cards on customer loyalty and engagement,...

How Flowers Pollinate With Precision
2012-05-17 11:25:35

Next Mother's Day, say it with an evolved model of logistical efficiency – a flower. A new discovery about how nature's icons of romance manage the distribution of sperm among female gametes with industrial precision helps explain why the delicate beauties have reproduced prolifically enough to dominate the earth. In pollination, hundreds of sperm-carrying pollen grains stick to the stigma suspended in the middle of a flower and quickly grow a tube down a long shaft called a style...

2012-01-27 14:00:00

Voice-of-customer model, not daily deal discounts, helps marketers deliver brand experience that matches disparate customer expectations Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 “A brand´s customers have similar, yet distinct interests and expectations. Retaining these customers long-term is dependent upon a brand´s ability to understand them when you acquire them and to use a data-centric marketing strategy to drive brand engagement and create loyal brand advocates,”...

2012-01-26 11:40:35

In their first year of life, babies who will go on to develop autism already show different brain responses when someone looks at or away from them. Although the researchers are careful to say that the study, reported online on January 26 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology, is only a first step toward earlier diagnosis, the findings do suggest that direct brain measures might help to predict the future development of autism symptoms in infants as young as six months. "Our findings...

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2010-11-16 13:31:47

The landform known as a drumlin, created when the ice advanced during the Ice Age, can also be produced by today's glaciers. This discovery, made by researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has just been published in the scientific journal Geology. Drumlins generally consist of an accumulation of glacial debris "“ till "“ and are found in areas that were covered by ice sheet. As the ice advanced, it moved rocks, gravel and sand and created tear-shaped raised ridges...

2009-06-23 10:29:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- 821 Entertainment Group continues to expand its feature film development slate of authentic storytelling by entering into an agreement with acclaimed author John Grisham to adapt his NY Times best-selling novel THE TESTAMENT. Company CEO Eric Geadelmann also announced that Academy Award winner Mark Johnson (CHRONICLES OF NARNIA) and Hunt Lowry (A WALK TO REMEMBER) have signed on to develop and produce the feature film, which will re-team Lowry with...

2009-04-28 07:20:00

A Memoir of a Man's Journey and Lessons with Great Spiritual Leaders SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Mark Johnson, instructor of best-selling DVD, "Tai Chi For Seniors" and apprentice of some of the most prominent Vedanta, Zen and Daoist teachers in the world, has just released "Life is Divine Play" (published by iUniverse). "Life is Divine Play" is a memoir that shares Johnson's forty-year spiritual path and his guidance for others to achieve a life of "Divine Play."...

2009-03-24 09:15:00

Authors Point to How Companies Can Reinvent Their Business Model WATERTOWN, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Johnson, co-founder and chairman of Innosight LLC, an innovation strategy consulting firm, and co-authors, Clay Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and Henning Kagermann, co-CEO of SAP AG, achieved a 2008 McKinsey Award for their article published in the December 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review entitled...

2008-12-08 08:15:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One secret to maintaining a thriving business is recognizing when it needs fundamental change. Given the potentially permanent disruptions and seismic shifts currently affecting many markets -- from autos to media -- creating a new business model has become a matter of survival. Mark Johnson, co-founder and chairman of Innosight LLC, an innovation strategy consulting firm, and co-authors, Clay Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of...

2005-09-02 15:54:15

About 86 percent of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico and 59 percent of the natural gas output are being disrupted by Hurricane Katrina, according to a new prediction model developed by a University of Central Florida researcher and his Georgia colleague. On their Web site, http://hurricane.methaz.org, UCF statistics professor Mark Johnson and Chuck Watson, founder of Kinetic Analysis Corp. of Savannah, Ga., also projected that 50.1 percent of oil output and 28.5 percent of natural gas...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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