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How advertising through the ages has shaped Christmas

Carl W. Jones, University of Westminster December 25, as we all know, is Jesus Christ’s birthday, a Christian celebration in which the myth of three...

How advertising through the ages has shaped Christmas

Carl W. Jones, University of Westminster December 25, as we all know, is Jesus Christ’s birthday, a Christian celebration in which the myth of three...

Why bad customer service won’t improve anytime soon

Anthony Dukes, University of Southern California and Yi Zhu, University of Minnesota Some of the most hated companies in the U.S. are also the most...

Lady backpacks and manly beer — the folly of gendered products

Samantha Brennan, University of Guelph As women started counting steps and walking to work wearing running shoes and fitness trackers, there was one work-related item...

Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won’t save the environment

Yossi Sheffi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology InterContinental Hotels Group will replace mini-shampoos and conditioners with possibly more efficient bulk products by the year 2021. But environmental...

As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it’s bringing down...

Tarik Dogru, Florida State University Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public...

How a government shutdown affects the economy

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University Parts of the federal government have been closed since midnight on Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record....

How stereo was first sold to a skeptical public

Jonathan Schroeder, Rochester Institute of Technology and Janet Borgerson, DePaul University When we hear the word “stereo” today, we might simply think of a sound...

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COVID lockdowns: spring will see finances hit as economic impact kicks...

Joe Deville, Lancaster University and Rebecca Florisson, Lancaster University The COVID-19 crisis presents the greatest challenge in a decade for people’s lives and livelihoods. It...