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Article ID: 718979

Invite consumers to pop-up, and pop goes the spending — offline and online

Washington University in St. Louis

Two Washington University in St. Louis researchers along with a former fellow Olin Business School faculty member and Alibaba officials flipped the pop-up business model, and possibly more. Using 799,000-plus consumers as their study participants, the co-authors found that inviting potential customers via text message could increase buying with both a pop-up shop retailer and similar product vendors online... for weeks and months to come.

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13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: A Stakeholder Approach to Fighting Malaria in Equitorial Guinea

Article ID: 718942

A Stakeholder Approach to Fighting Malaria in Equitorial Guinea

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Equatorial Guinea struggled with malaria for years. The Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project, a public-private partnership with a stakeholder perspective, has tackled the problem, leading to medical innovation, improved health of inhabitants and increased infrastructure and productivity.

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13-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 718941

UNC Charlotte Economist Addresses a Decade of Growth, Offers Forecast for the Future

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The economy of the United States and North Carolina, as of July 2019, is now experiencing the longest economic expansion since 1854. While at a modest rate, the national and state economies do continue to grow, and this consistent, decade-long expansion is significant, professor and economist John Connaughton said.

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13-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Building products manufacturer licenses ORNL technology for increased thermal insulation

Article ID: 718877

Building products manufacturer licenses ORNL technology for increased thermal insulation

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Quanex has signed a non-exclusive agreement to license a method to produce insulating material from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The low-cost material can be used as an additive to increase thermal insulation performance and improve energy efficiency when applied to a variety of building products.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Chain Reaction Innovations announces expanded call for applications to join its 4th Cohort of innovators at Argonne

Article ID: 718882

Chain Reaction Innovations announces expanded call for applications to join its 4th Cohort of innovators at Argonne

Argonne National Laboratory

Chain Reaction Innovations, the entrepreneurship program at Argonne National Laboratory, is expanding beyond advanced manufacturing and now open to any technology area that can be accelerated to market by leveraging resources available at Argonne.

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12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Fact or Fiction? Debunking the Founder Myth

Article ID: 718875

Fact or Fiction? Debunking the Founder Myth

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The myth of the iconic founder amplified by the media is as misleading as it is seductive. David Touve, senior director of ventures at UVA Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, dispels some of the most common misconceptions about entrepreneurs.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718876

Materials Research Society Announces New Board Appointment

Materials Research Society (MRS)

Linda Schadler, dean of the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont, has accepted an appointment to the MRS Board of Directors.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Entrepreneurship, Materials Science,

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English

Article ID: 718834

Cornell University professor spearheads change in economics journal policy

Cornell University

The American Economic Association in July adopted an updated policy, which was spearheaded by Lars Vilhuber, executive director of Cornell University’s Labor Dynamics Institute and the AEA’s inaugural data editor.

Released:
11-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Study: Want more investors to your startup? Better make an impassioned pitch

Article ID: 718821

Study: Want more investors to your startup? Better make an impassioned pitch

Case Western Reserve University

The brains of potential investors are wired to pay closer attention to entrepreneurs who pitch with passion, according to new research from Case Western Reserve University.

Released:
11-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718783

Thunderbird School of Global Management Hosts Alumni Reunion in Japan

Arizona State University (ASU)

Thunderbird School of Global Management would like to invite you to attend an exclusive Business Forum in Tokyo this coming Saturday where you can have access for one-on-one interviews with prominent business leaders in Asia for any reporting you are working on, including Mr. Hiroshi Hamada, Chairman of the Board & CEO of ARUNI Corporation; Ms. Yuka Tanimoto, Deputy Editor of Forbes Japan; and Dr. Edward Jung, Founder & CEO of Xinova.

Released:
11-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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