Nestlé takes its coffee upscale with Blue Bottle Coffee 

Nestlé takes its coffee upscale with Blue Bottle Coffee 

Over the last several quarters, we’ve witnessed larger breweries scoop up smaller, craft brewers with the goal of not only buying market share but also tapping into products that consumers are favoring. We are starting to see that happen in Big Food with Danone acquiring White Wave and now Nestle taking an interest in premium […]

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With Jet.com Wal-Mart moves to target digital and Millennials sales

With Jet.com Wal-Mart moves to target digital and Millennials sales

While it’s true that companies, especially large ones, take time to evolve their business very much the way it takes a large boat to turn. That said, there is a tipping point at which the turn picks up speed, and we are seeing that at Wal-Mart when it comes to our Connected Society investing theme. […]

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Millennials Politically Apathetic?

Millennials Politically Apathetic?

I typically enjoy the publication The Economist, so this week I was terribly disappointed to read the Lexington piece, “Not running, but fleeing,” which was all about the potentially devastating consequences of America’s youth turning their backs on politics.  Are Millennials politically apathetic?  I’d like to suggest a different interpretation. First, we need to be […]

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