Covid 19

Five Pandemic Lessons for Shoppers

Five Pandemic Lessons for Shoppers
Brick-and-mortar stores are being forced to innovate, renovate, and invent new ways to attract consumers and keep them entertained. Here's what the upheaval means for shoppers.

The Pandemic Is Pushing Women, People of Color Out of Their Careers

The Pandemic Is Pushing Women, People of Color Out of Their Careers
Women and people of color are disproportionately stepping back from their careers, as they grapple with pandemic-era pressures. Their exits pose a huge setback for organizations. Here's what they should do about it.

How Consumers Responded to COVID-19

How Consumers Responded to COVID-19
New research offers a conceptual framework for examining threats and how they impact consumer behavior.

Mortgage Rates Are Low. Why Isn’t Everyone Refinancing?

Mortgage Rates Are Low. Why Isn’t Everyone Refinancing?
With mortgage rates so low, you might think that everyone would be looking to refinance. Why aren't they?

How Retail Is Wearing the Pandemic

How Retail Is Wearing the Pandemic
'The silver lining is that the pandemic will serve as a catalyst to force many retailers to accelerate their innovation and technology adoptions.'

Will 2021 Be the Year of the Electric Vehicle?

Will 2021 Be the Year of the Electric Vehicle?
For decades, the electric vehicle has been seen as the car of tomorrow but never quite the car of today. Is that about to change?

People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out

People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out
Even amid a deadly pandemic, billions of people all over the world found a way to carry on. Recent research explores how we adjusted as a pandemic upended our lives.

The Stock Market Is Not the Economy

The Stock Market Is Not the Economy
To look at the major indices on the New York Stock Exchange, you might think – depending on the day – that the economy is doing OK. It's not.

‘De-Sinicization’ and Manufacturing in China

‘De-Sinicization’ and Manufacturing in China
How will de-sinicization and the new challenges in manufacturing change the world's second-largest economy? 

Back-To-School Shopping In a Pandemic

Back-To-School Shopping In a Pandemic
Every July and August, parents across the country prepare their school-age kids with the usual back-to-school goods: gleaming new sneakers, a fresh backpack, binders, paper and packs of bright yellow pencils. Not so much this year.
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