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Man zip lining over a forest
May 28, 2015

Do Mentions of God Persuade Consumers to Buy?

Research shows that references to God can prompt people to take more risks.


 Illustration of the Internet of Things | iStock/DrAfter123
September 18, 2015

The “Wild West” of Innovation is Hotter Than Ever

How to become part of the future of the Internet of Things.


Pedro Gardete, assistant professor of marketing
July 6, 2015

Pedro M. Gardete: Should Competitors Share Information?

Concealing knowledge could hurt your company and your industry.


More Americans are interested in responsible food. | iStock/Joel Carillet
August 4, 2015

Is the Responsible Food Trend Sustainable?

The organic food movement has momentum, explains an owner of San Francisco grocer Bi-Rite Market.


In balletic pose, wearing pink shirts to show their support for the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, the England Rugby union squad go through warm-up exercises.  Russell Boyce/Reuters
June 19, 2015

Benoît Monin: How Men React When Their Masculinity is Questioned

Findings have implications for how marketers sell products to men.


Authenticity and Focus | Illustration by Tricia Seibold and iStock/chuwy
July 29, 2015

How to Tell the Story of Your Brand

Aim for “subtle” product pitches, and find ways to bring your brand loyalists face-to-face with each other.
Learn to build management teams, encourage professional development, and create a productive culture within your corporation or business.

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