Ron Johnson’s plan should have worked. The veteran retail strategist knew how to turn brick and mortar stores into customer magnets because he’d done it before–twice–even as retailers across the country watched foot traffic evaporate and sales plummet.
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Many companies invest a lot of time and money in content marketing. But very few are ever really successful with it.
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