Business

Want to improve your business's online ratings

Want to improve your business’s online ratings? Make sure to respond to reviews

Can responding to online reviews improve a business' online reputation? According to a forthcoming study in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science, a leading academic marketing journal,...
Your neighborhood grocery store is changing

Your neighborhood grocery store is changing

Clearly, grocery stores play an important role in our daily lives, but grocers are facing unseen outside challenges today that will change the way...
How flood insurance works

How flood insurance works? 6 questions answered

What is flood insurance? Homeowners’ insurance does not cover damage to a home caused by flooding. A homeowner must have a separate policy to cover flood-related...
Why US battery startups fail?

Why US battery startups fail?

Better batteries are critical to the world's clean energy future. More economical and efficient batteries would help to solve many of our planet's energy challenges,...
Looking for a job You may have only nine days to apply

New jobs remain vacant an average of nine days, study finds

Looking for a job? You may have only nine days to apply Economists often treat hiring as a sequential search process. An employer receives an application,...
How transit affects job seekers The first and last mile to the station make all the difference

How transit affects job seekers? The first and last mile to the station make...

The way that public transit riders reach their nearest stop to home could make an important difference in the jobs available to them. USC researchers...
Surveys of Consumers: Improved personal finances

Surveys of Consumers: Improved personal finances

Consumer sentiment has remained largely unchanged at very favorable levels since the start of 2017, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The...
After Hurricane Katrina, personal debt fell for those worst hit -- but at a cost

After Hurricane Katrina, personal debt fell for those worst hit — but at a...

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans a dozen years ago, there was a sharp and immediate drop in personal debt among residents living in...
How to improve mental health in your workplace

How to improve mental health in your workplace

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 Americans live with a mental health condition. Just like physical illnesses, mental health conditions...
Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who...