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Feb 24, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Feb. 21, 2013; Feb. 24, 2013

American Airlines and US Airways are said to be ironing out the details of a merger that would create the world’s largest carrier. What could a deal mean for the industry, airports and passengers?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Mike Ball talks about the impacts of a mega merger in the airlines industry.

Jan 28, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2013, 7:30 a.m.

The global financial crisis has prompted some policymakers around the world to tighten economic controls, restricting currency and capital, capping interest rates, and imposing import/export licenses. Governments should be use caution when manipulating the free flow of currency and goods – history shows it can lead to an uptick in black market violence.

Jan 28, 2013
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 14, 2013, 7:30 a.m.

New year, new career? 2013 could be the year you get that new job, big promotion or develop as a professional. Set your goals now.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Joyce Russell outlines how to tackle setting some New Year’s resolutions for your career.

Dec 17, 2012
World Class Faculty & Research

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, December 17, 2012, 7:30 a.m.

E-commerce and online sales have revolutionized holiday shopping. First there was the rise of Cyber Monday, but now the growth of mobile and tablet-based commerce makes it easier than ever to shop from anywhere at any time. Social media has accelerated this process, with consumers sharing shopping tips with friends and retailers offering special deals.

Dec 09, 2012
Top News

The Department of Marketing at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business recently helped unite top academics and practitionersINFORMSBall worldwide to bolster the marketing profession.

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