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Oct 14, 2014
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Roland is well-read – as in, everyone has read Roland’s research. Roland Rust’s publications could fill an entire bookcase in McKeldin Library. His hundreds of peer- reviewed articles, the research citing his work, and his books, including Driving Customer Equity: How Customer Lifetime Value is Reshaping Corporate Strategy, have changed the world of marketing.

Oct 01, 2014
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In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Anastasiya Pocheptsova to talk about her research that examines how consumers make purchasing and renting decisions.

Sep 30, 2014
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Companies that adjust their products or services based on social media feedback might as well be driving blind. Award-winning research from marketing professor Wendy W. Moe shows the correlation between unadjusted social media data and well-developed offline market research is almost zero (0.008 to be exact).

Sep 30, 2014
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Marketing professors Yogesh Joshi, Liye Ma, William Rand, and information systems professor Louiqa Raschid, tracked Twitter activity for several rock bands for over two years to study how this activity impacts consumer engagement and sales.

Sep 23, 2014
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Students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business take dozens of courses in business, but there is usually ‘that one class’ that stands out as a game changer, making a profound and lasting impact. We asked our students and alumni via Facebook to tell us about their favorite courses at Smith.

Sep 22, 2014
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Fifteen current and former players, as well as a couple of spouses, participated. In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Hank Boyd talks about the program.

Sep 22, 2014
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is proud to welcome 22 new PhD students this fall. There are 89 total students in Smith's doctoral program, which is ranked No. 11 in the world by Financial Times (2014).

Here are some fun facts about this year’s incoming PhD students:

Sep 02, 2014
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is happy to welcome 12 new full-time faculty members to start the fall semester of 2014.

Aug 22, 2014
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Right after spring final exams, 10 undergraduate students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to Sydney, Australia, with Mary Harms, a clinical associate professor of marketing. The program began with an intensive two-week global marketing course taught by Harms and culminated with eight-week internships at companies such as PwC, Chubb, Otis, Nielsen, 3M, and the Greater Western Sydney Giants. 

Aug 19, 2014
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Latecomer Strategy Propels Amazon Local Register

Mobile card reader will give Amazon new access to offline consumer data, UMD Expert Says

Amazon's push into a mobile payment space targeting brick-and-mortar merchants with Amazon Local Register means the online retail giant is poised to leverage new insight into offline shoppers, a University of...

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