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Voters aren’t the only ones who dread slow mail – struggling...

Ednilson Bernardes, West Virginia University Thousands of baby chicks shipped to small poultry farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived at their destinations dead...

Could China’s strategic pork reserve be a model for the US?

David L. Ortega, Michigan State University During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, we became accustomed to face-masked shoppers, social distancing and one-way aisles at...

New Jersey’s small, networked dairy farms are a model for a...

Andrew Carlson, Princeton University; Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University, and Simon Levin, Princeton University Cow’s milk is a major part of many Americans’ diets because it...

Why apparel brands’ efforts to police their supply chains aren’t working

Jason Judd, Cornell University and Sarosh Kuruvilla, Cornell University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea For years, apparel brands...

Why farmers are dumping milk down the drain and letting produce...

Elizabeth Ransom, Pennsylvania State University; E. Melanie DuPuis, Pace University , and Michelle R. Worosz, Auburn University Many Americans may be surprised and confused to...

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...

We analysed 101 companies’ statements on modern slavery – here’s what...

Rosanna Cole, University of Surrey and Mark Stevenson, Lancaster University Modern slavery includes human trafficking, servitude and forced labour, and tens of millions of people...

Will the iPhone X be a hit beyond Apple diehards? 3...

John Jordan, Pennsylvania State University Editor’s note: As consumers eager to get their hands on Apple’s 10th anniversary phone line up online to be among...

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3 reasons Forever 21’s bankruptcy doesn’t spell the end of brick-and-mortar...

Anthony Dukes, University of Southern California Affordable fashion brand Forever 21’s decision to file for bankruptcy and shutter hundreds of its stores has resurrected the...