Daily Archives: April 27, 2008

Via Library trainer Lori Reed: http://librarytrainer.com/2008/04/26/learning-from-corporate-america-starbucks-closes-nationwide-for-training/ From the Starbucks Web site, “That amounts to almost a half a million hours of training in one night.” My first thought on hearing this announcement was publicity stunt. Why do you need to close for training? Why can’t you do it before or […]

Starbucks Training Day

http://www.hackingnetflix.com/2008/04/new-blockbuster.html Blockbuster is using a dozen Dallas-area stores to test concepts such as:•Whether customers want to rent movies as early as 6 a.m. on their way to work, instead of after work. •Including the option to buy a cappuccino or a fountain drink. •Offering new technology for watching movies, reading […]

New Blockbuster Concepts