What If There Were no More Used Car Salesmen?

No high-pressure sales tactics. No guy with bad breath on commission pushing you to buy something you don’t want—or even worse something you don’t need. Just a really great shopping experience where there are people to help vs “sell”. With more people shopping or at least doing their research online, the only reason you would...

Let There Be Light – But What Kind?

When you’re trying to decide about the lighting for your retail or restaurant chain, there’s only one thing you should never do: blindly follow the conventional wisdom.


After years of experimentation and pricey first-generation products from off-brand suppliers, LED lamps are finally mainstream. Every major lighting manufacturer is now invested in the production of LED luminaires, with LED lamps brightening everything from holiday displays to year-round restaurant and retail establishments. The promise of LED is tantalizing: dramatically lower energy use, longer lamp...

How Healthy Stores Can Alleviate the ‘Choice Dilemma’

It’s better to pay the grocer than the doctor. The idiom encapsulates the dilemma many Young People (a.k.a Millennials) face when deciding whether or not to spend more buying healthy products. Over the last decade, we’ve seen the rise of the “young invincibles,” a term coined by the health insurance industry, and floated regularly during...