The best way to convince people to get COVID-19 vaccines may be communication rooted in consumer behavior, researchers say.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~6 min
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The first review a product gets online can sway how many reviews it gets for the next few years as well as the tone of those reviews, researchers report.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
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The "pink tax" means charging more for products aimed at women. Import tariffs are another form of this discrimination, research finds.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~4 min
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Older adults should avoid making trips to the grocery store during the pandemic and instead use curbside pick-up or food delivery, new data shows.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
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New research digs into how online retailers try to make you buy on impulse--and how shoppers have learned to avoid impulse buying traps.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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Here's what to expect from Black Friday through the rest of the 2020 holiday shopping season, according to marketing professor Ayalla Ruvio.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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About 70% of those who bought a firearm during the COVID-19 pandemic reported having suicidal thoughts throughout their lives, research finds.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Secondhand clothing sales are booming – and may help solve the sustainability crisis in the fashion industry
Fast fashion is far from green. But the rapid expansion of online clothing resale platforms could help shrink the garment industry's negative impact on the environment.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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