As the finishing touches are put in place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the Falcons move ahead in the playoffs at the Georgia Dome. Goizueta’s Tom Smith said that success could help new-stadium revenue.
New — or upgraded — arenas are great, but do they really spark economic growth? No, says Goizueta expert Tom Smith tells the AJC.
“Everybody wants the system to be better than it is,” said Emory University economist Tom Smith. “But it’s all in how you show how it impacts me individually.”
Marketing professor Doug Bowman says customers will travel a distance for a shopping experience that malls — at least in the traditional sense — don’t provide.
‘The kids aren’t reading the signs, it is the parent and you are in some ways limiting yourself by saying a toy only belongs to one gender or another,’ says Douglas Bowman, professor of marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
“(Retailers) are under pressure to grow and… there are three generic ways to grow your business,” Professor Doug Bowman told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Get new customers, steal customers and get current customers to buy more.”
Via the AJC: Some lower-paid positions, such as those in the hotel, restaurant and retail industry, are in areas where workers can’t afford to live, Emory University labor economist Tom… Read more »
It’s been a less-than joyful holiday season for the company that gave the world ice-skating polar bears and an iconic vision of a soft drink-loving Santa Claus. Coca-Cola is expected… Read more »
One of Goizueta’s leadership faculty, Peter Topping, spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently about the tenure of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and the issues facing the organization. As reported by the… Read more »
Goizueta’s Tom Smith, assistant professor in the practice of Finance, says some fluctuation in jobs numbers can be a good thing, especially when folks are switching employers. That said, there… Read more »