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Article ID: 554111

Real Estate Professor Robert Edelstein on California's Economic Future

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Urban economics professor Robert Edelstein at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business will be available for media interviews to discuss solutions to the California economy at this week's American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA)'s annual conference, July 11-14, at the University of California, Los Angeles. Edelstein is chair of this year's conference.

Released:
9-Jul-2009 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 554035

Biz Prof Says Retailers Prepare Now for Post Recession Environment

Butler University

The recession may have permanently changed some buying attitudes and behaviors. Consumers are spending less, they are hunting for deals and they have traded down from the high-end to the discount store. How can retailers satisfy consumers' expectations in a post-recession environment and still make money? Butler University Marketing Lecturer Kate King says businesses will need to work harder to keep customers happy and they should begin preparing now by focusing their efforts in four areas.

Released:
7-Jul-2009 1:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 554009

Research Looks at Financial Consequences of Winning the Lottery

Vanderbilt University

In this tough economy, the allure of buying lottery tickets seems like a pretty enticing way to erase financial problems. But new research from Vanderbilt Law School found that people who won between $50,000 and $150,000 did not solve their debt problems and only postponed bankruptcy.

Released:
7-Jul-2009 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 553785

The Great American Adhocracy

Fusion IQ

"Capitalism without the threat of bankruptcy is like Christianity without the threat of hell," famously said Princeton economics professor Alan Meltzer. "It doesn't work very well."

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 553515

Fashion Retailers Cutting Costs and Inventory Amid the Economy Crisis

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

The economy has been in crisis for some time now, but Karen Videtic, chair of the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Virginia Commonwealth University, says that clothing retailers are just adjusting now, and consumers can expect big changes on the sales floor.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 553516

VCU Chair Urges Retailers to Focus on Customer Service

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

Retail expert David Urban, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Marketing in the VCU School of Business, says that recessions tend to highlight every problem area that a retailer has "“ from operating inefficiencies to knowledge of their consumers.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 553517

Economic Crisis Highlights Risk Management's Importance to Lifespan of a Business

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

Risk management is not a flashy business topic "“ after all, making money is more exciting than saving it. Still, managing risk and avoiding problems is every bit as critical to the health of a business as creating revenue, according to a VCU professor.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 553518

Branding Expert Says Businesses Should Display Strength

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

The economy is limping badly, and many consumers are suffering. Kelly O'Keefe, a branding expert and the executive education director at the VCU Brandcenter, believes businesses have a responsibility to project strength and assume a leadership role in such an uncertain climate.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 553519

The Big Three and the Fate of the U.S. Auto Industry

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

The American automobile industry, specifically the "Big Three" companies of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, has suffered deeply during the current recession.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 553520

Job Loss Jitters?

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

Healthy habits and reaching out are the keys to coping in an economic downturn, according to VCU psychology professor Micah McCreary.

Released:
26-Jun-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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