The 2015 Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, Now What?
Business & Law / Community & Society

The 2015 Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, Now What?

With multiple Thanksgiving sales events adding an extra week to this year’s holiday shopping season, it’s likely we will see an increase in sales over previous years, according to Drexel University’s Rajneesh Suri, PhD, a professor of marketing in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business. Bargain hunters who feel pressured to shop for the best deals … Continue reading

What Do Cyber Attacks Against Major Companies Mean for Consumers?
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What Do Cyber Attacks Against Major Companies Mean for Consumers?

JP Morgan Chase & Co. confirmed last week that hackers managed to access personal data for more than 83 million customers, including 76 million households and seven million small-business online accounts. As The New York Times revealed, even though this was one of the most serious computer intrusions into an American corporation, it wasn’t the … Continue reading

What Makes Market Basket Employees Irreplaceable
Business & Law / Opinion

What Makes Market Basket Employees Irreplaceable

By Daniel Korschun The battle at Market Basket continues to draw international attention. The dispute pits 25,000 supermarket employees against much of the Board of Directors and its newly appointed co-CEO’s. The employees want their former CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas back at the helm. The Board appears to be looking to sell the company. Employees … Continue reading

How the Market Basket Protests are Unprecedented
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How the Market Basket Protests are Unprecedented

By Daniel Korschun Unprecedented. That is how the protests at Market Basket have been described by the media and other scholars. Thousands of employees have been picketing stores, slowing deliveries and participating rallies that have effectively shut down the company’s operations. They say they will continue their protest until Arthur T. Demoulas, their beloved CEO … Continue reading

Versatile Solar Charger Almost Ready For You to Plug in
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Versatile Solar Charger Almost Ready For You to Plug in

A portable, solar-powered charging device that can store energy from natural or artificial light is on its way to a dead cell phone near you. Since winning the Baiada Institute’s incubator competition at Drexel University and Philadelphia’s third annual Lean Startup Machine challenge, Drexel senior David Hunt and recent alumnus Jason Browne, co-founders of Spor, … Continue reading

Tackling Social Responsibility One Small Biz at a Time
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Tackling Social Responsibility One Small Biz at a Time

Although they come from different backgrounds – Nicole Koedyker, a Drexel University senior, grew up on a cattle ranch in Arizona while recent Drexel alumna Maria Allison grew up traveling between her mother’s home in Washington D.C. and her father’s in Seattle – they both agree that small businesses grow from being socially responsible and … Continue reading