Insights for Business
UNC Kenan-Flagler's Joey Engelberg discovered that stock ticker symbols searched for frequently on Google can forecast a bump in the company’s share price over the next two weeks.
Using operational data such as store growth, selling, expenses and capital investments boosts the accuracy of predicting retail business performance than just studying past sales performance, professor finds.
Multinationals aiming to tap emerging markets such as India and Brazil should consider the different – but successful – “Just-in-Time” inventory strategy that smaller retailers have perfected in these markets.
Supply chain managers need to take a nuanced approach and ask if new technology or information sharing will provide additional information that realizes gains.
Our research looks at take-back legislation, state-level requirements for electronics producers to be responsible for the remanufacturing and disposal of old or obsolete products.
UNC Kenan-Flagler professor Ali Parlakturk has new research on how to get customers to buy now instead of holding out for a future sale.