A Holiday Like No Other

Author Lee Peterson EVP, Thought Leadership & Marketing WD Partners John Lennon once famously wrote, "so this is Christmas, and what have you done?" Boy, Johnny, good call on 2020. Let's see, what have I done… about 150 zoom calls, 1,000 walks to nowhere, 4,200 cups of coffee, 3,000 miles on the bike, 12 binged...

Peace Out 2020

3 Ways to Bring It in the New Year


Author Joanne Heyob SVP, Operations Strategy & Design WD Partners Exit election predictions, enter holiday shopping projections. With November well underway and Black Friday (is that still a thing?) on the horizon, we have been wondering how holiday shopping looks in a pandemic-stricken market. Reflecting on 2019, it was evident that brick and mortar was...

Growing Up Fast

The New Healthcare Ecosystem


Author Dan Stanek Executive Vice President WD Partners COVID as the Spark As the world knows, the ongoing situation surrounding COVID-19 is making transformative waves across all industries from recreation to retail to restaurants. Commercial systems have been forced to reevaluate and restructure their business models to remain relevant in this new era where the...

Retail Healthcare is Here

Author Dan Stanek Executive Vice President WD Partners CVS announces 1,500 HealthHub locations. Walmart pilots Walmart Health. Walmart has nearly 5,000 locations (US). After initial testing in 20 stores, Walgreens expands primary care clinic test to 700 locations, which is to say; it’s working. What was once a minor threat to healthcare systems —a test...

How to be the Amazon of Auto Sales

Authors John Bajorek EVP, Strategic Growth & Innovation WD Partners Mark Bateman VP, Business Development WD Partners Tara Yavorsky VP, Marketing WD Partners The auto industry has seen a lot of changes in the last few years, including car shares and subscriptions, the rise of car tech and driverless cars, and the entry of “new”...