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Zara's Fast Fashion Edge
Zara’s Fast Fashion Edge
“Most companies are riddled with penny-wise, pound-foolish decisions to reduce cost,” says Kasra Ferdows, one of the authors of the Harvard study and a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough...
How Aging Baby Boomers and Advancing Technology Represent Healthcare’s Biggest Opportunity
These results reveal a huge opportunity for the healthcare industry, says Bill Novelli, a professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C., and member of the...
Analysis: U.S. Retailers Brace for Margin Hit from Holiday Discounts
Analysis: U.S. Retailers Brace for Margin Hit from Holiday Discounts
Ronald Goodstein, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, thinks all the discounting will take a big toll on this year's holiday...
Shoppers Will Spend 50 Percent of Their Holiday Budget during Thanksgiving Sales This Year
More than 60 percent of consumers will start holiday shopping on Black Friday and most will spend more than 50 percent of their holiday budget over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to new research...
Gobble Up Holiday Deals Now
Retailers: Gobble Up Holiday Deals Now
In a world of constant discounting, retailers are stuck in a game of tit for tat trying to stay ahead of each other, says Ronald Goodstein, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University...
MBA Job Market Set to Plummet
MBA Jobs Market Set to Plummet-But What do MBAs Think?
"With my MBA from the top-ranked Georgetown McDonough School of Business, I am confident in my future as a successful business leader in the coming business environment."
Here's What Entrepreneurs Want Most from Policymakers in Washington
Here's What Entrepreneurs Want Most from Policymakers in Washington
Several of the entrepreneurs on the panel threw their support behind tax incentives that encourage individuals to invest in promising young companies — an idea initially raised by Jeff Reid, director...
As Boomers Become Seniors
As Boomers Become Seniors, Healthcare Technology Demand Grows
"Among the people already in their elderly years, they're not technology experts because they didn't grow up with it," said Bill Novelli, a professor at Georgetown's...
Here’s the Real Reason Stores are Open for Black Friday Sales on Thanksgiving Day
A study from the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research shows that the average adult spends 50.7% of his or her allotted gift budget during this sales blitz.
What Are Airstreams Doing in China?
What are Airstreams Doing in China?
“Airstream is reflective of the American culture of the open road, Jack Kerouac and Route 66,” said Charles Skuba, an international business professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of...
The First Cohort of DCPS Principals are about to Graduate from Georgetown
The First Cohort of DCPS Principals are about to Graduate from Georgetown
That's where Georgetown University's Executive Leadership Program comes in, a program that has been in existence since 2005, and denotes this year as the first time coursework has been...
Actually, Consumers Don’t Need More Nutrition Info on Restaurant Menus
When it comes to choosing which sandwich to have, there are two mental processes in effect, explains Debora Thompson, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough...
Here Are the 50 On Fire Winners
Here are the 50 On Fire Winners
The Powerhouse in Georgetown was packed with 400 hot Washingtonians to celebrate the District's best and brightest who are setting the D.C. scene on fire, and to finally see the 50 on Fire...
A Holiday Party Survival Guide, Business School Version
A Holiday Party Survival Guide, Business School Version
Don’t forget your social graces. Make introductions, thank your hosts, and follow up the next day, says Patricia Buchek, a senior assistant dean at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. Stick...
Washington's Public School Principals Go Back to School
Washington’s Public School Principals Go Back to School at Georgetown’s McDonough
On Saturday, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business awarded executive master’s in leadership to a new cohort of students: administrators from Washington’s troubled public school system. Based on...
3 Ways to Get Picture-Perfect Photo Prints
3 Ways to Get Picture-Perfect Photo Prints
But watch out for steep shipping charges, which are often "only revealed to customers on the last pages" of the checkout process, warns Simon Blanchard, an assistant marketing professor at...

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