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Secondhand clothing sales are booming – and may help solve the...

Hyejune Park, Oklahoma State University and Cosette Marie Joyner Armstrong, Oklahoma State University A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to...

Delinquent electric bills from the pandemic are coming due – who...

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida The shutdowns and restrictions that governments have imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 have made it hard for...

How Nigeria’s new competition law will benefit the economy – and...

Oluchukwu Precious Obioma, University of Nigeria Competition laws protect consumers and create confidence in an economy. It’s a signal to investors and entrepreneurs that a...

How one woman pulled off the first consumer boycott – and...

Tom Zoellner, Chapman University While many companies have trumpeted their support for the Black Lives Matter movement, others are beginning to face consumer pressure for...

Python skin jackets and elephant leather boots: How wealthy Western nations...

Maria Ivanova, University of Massachusetts Boston and Candace Famiglietti, University of Massachusetts Boston Three-quarters of new and emerging infectious diseases in humans originate in wildlife....

Buyer beware: Counterfeit markets can flourish during a public health crisis

Jay Kennedy, Michigan State University Rapid acceleration of coronavirus-related infections and fatalities in countries like Italy, Spain and the United States has led to widespread...

Black women prefer hair products marketed with them in mind

Yewande O. Addie, University of Florida The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big idea Marketing reports indicate that black consumers long...

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...

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Why I’d say yes, yes, yes to the Bad Sex award

By Sally O'Reilly, The Open University Sexual intercourse is getting on a bit. Not only has it been boosting the human population since we emerged...