Foundations of Commerce: Grit before Glitz

The race to get a product or service in front of a customer, or the desire for a customer to want or need a product or service has been running for thousands of years. Around 2700 BC, China mastered the ability to create silk from silkworm protein fibers. Sitting on …

B2B commerce has arrived. It’s big, it’s urgent, and it’s got to get done

Former Forrester analyst and founder of B2B Paradigm, Andy Hoar, in collaboration with Vertical Web Media brought a much-needed conference to B2B companies attempting to “reinvent for a digital-first economy”. Over 700 B2B commerce practitioners from manufacturers and distributors of all sizes and specialties convened in Chicago for three days …

Nun's First Pitch at White Sox Game Stuns Crowd, Team

Loyola’s Sister Jean got some friendly competition in the sporting world over the weekend.Marian Catholic’s Sister Mary Jo Sobiek threw out the first pitch at Saturday’s White Sox game, and fans were quick to… This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the …