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Important tips for improving efficiency for your small business

Every business owner, whether the head of a large competition or a small business, agrees that there is fierce competition in the business world. To survive in this cutthroat...

How selfish and altruistic consumers join in decision making?

Chestnut Hill, MA (5/9/2019) - Opposites may attract and drive each other a little crazy, but, together, they can make satisfactory...

Facebook is working on a payment platform that will compete with PayPal

The company led by Mark Zuckerberg has been working for some time on a crypto currency for WhatsApp, or so it was thought until now. Apparently, Facebook has bigger plans...

Solar panels on school roofs reduce dramatically electricity bill

Solar panels on school roofs could reduce air pollution, help the environment, and cut electricity costs, according to a new study. The study shows that taking advantage of all viable...

Chinese stock market collapses after Trump’s tariff threats

Chinese stock markets have suffered heavy losses this Monday, following the announcement by US President Donald Trump of a new increase in tariffs on Chinese products, which has placed...

Uber and Lyft drivers plan to strike in Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia,...

Next week, Uber and Lyft drivers plan to strike in eight major US cities in an effort to raise their wages and improve working conditions. Will it work? Probably not,...

eCommerce continues to dominate the shopping industry

Amazon dominates the eCommerce industry along with Walmart and a few other major brands. Just because you're not a billion-dollar company doesn't mean you can't dominate a corner of...

A ‘servant leader’ style of management boost business

Companies would do well to tailor training and recruitment measures to encourage managers who have empathy, integrity and are trustworthy - because they can improve productivity, according to new...

Companies IPO’s are a revulsive for their neighborhoods

After a business files for an initial public offering, or IPO, communities with ZIP codes close to the company’s headquarters benefit, research finds. Specifically, they see a rise in certain...

Disney granddaughter criticizes more than 65 million company CEO’s salary

Documentary director Abigail Disney, granddaughter and heiress of the founder of the Disney company, has described as "madness" the salary of more than 65 million dollars a year received...
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Companies are lazy and unclear sending alerts about data breaches

The notifications that companies send consumers about data breaches lack clarity and may add to customer confusion about whether their data is at risk,...

After augmented reality, the virtual world still affects you

New research digs into how augmented reality affects people’s behavior—in both the physical world and a digitally enhanced one. Researchers found that after people had...

What is the economic rationale as to whether we should impose a tax on...

Soda taxes offer a “net good,” according to an analysis of health benefits and consumer behavior. The two working papers point to advantages similar to...

How to reduce the chance of clicking through to a phishing link?

New research compares different kinds of warnings alerting email users to potential phishing scams. Just when we think we have a handle on the tricks...

What is Google Translatotron?

Google Translate goes a step further with 'Translatotron', a service that translates without the need for text. The translator converts your audio to another...

Google Play may be still used on Huawei devices

Google, the technological giant on which android operating systems depend and which has announced its rupture with Huawei, announces that users will be able...

When price is the first factor in the purchasing decision, consumers make poor choices

A new framework to enable retailers to better position their products to consumers has been devised by Tamer Boyaci and Frank Huettner at ESMT...

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