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After Custodian’s Diagnosis, Tuck Alums Get to Work

Quotes Laura Shen T’17 and Michael Keating T’18 in an article about Tim Covell, a custodian at Tuck for more than 20 years. When Shen learned that Covell was in need, she rallied other Tuck alumni and created a GoFundMe campaign to help.

Oct 06, 2018

The Words and Phrases to Use—and to Avoid—When Talking to Customers

Mentions research in progress by Lauren Grewal and coauthors in an article about how businesses can better communicate with customers.

Oct 04, 2018

Mastering Brand Architecture in a Hyper-Competitive Digital Era

Kevin Lane Keller explores how the hyper-competitive digital environment changes the application of brand architecture principles. He writes that one key to strong brand architecture in a digital world is simplicity.

Oct 04, 2018

The New NAFTA Didn’t Avert a Crisis. It Just Delayed It.

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the new USMCA trade deal that will replace NAFTA should it be approved by lawmakers.

Oct 03, 2018

How Do Private Equity Firms Affect Competition among Independent Agencies?

Laurie Branch T’80, president & CEO of The Iroquois Group, discusses her career in the insurance industry and offers advice to those just starting out as well as fellow women in business.

Oct 02, 2018

Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas

As a guest on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas," Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses a wide range of topics including the new USMCA trade deal, the United States’ trade relations with China, Brexit, and Elon Musk’s recent clash with the SEC.

Oct 01, 2018

Discover’s New CEO Says Amazon Is a Friend to Banks, Not a Foe

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in an article about the impact large tech companies have on those in the finance industry. Hochschild says he doesn’t view companies like Amazon and Google as threats.

Oct 01, 2018

NAFTA 2.0 with a Splash of TPP

Mentions Emily Blanchard in an article about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a trade agreement to replace NAFTA. Blanchard notes that much of the deal is a combination of two previous agreements—NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Oct 01, 2018

Hutchins Roundup: Local Market Concentration, Housing Risk, Consumer Responses to Tax Refunds, and

Highlights new research from Felipe Severino and coauthor Manuel Adelino exploring how consumers’ perceptions of risk inform their decisions to buy versus rent a home.

Sep 29, 2018

Monroe, N.H., Farm Bet on Organic Eggs and Won Big

Quotes Paul Turbeville T’14 and mentions Tuck Business Bridge in an article about Pete & Gerry’s, a New Hampshire-based egg distributor that is now the number one organic egg brand in the United States.

Sep 29, 2018

Collaboration Drives Trail-Building Efforts

Mentions Tuck Builds in an article about how the Upper Valley Trails Alliance maintains hiking trails throughout the region. Tuck Builds pairs incoming students with local nonprofits, including UVTA, for four days of learning and work.

Sep 29, 2018

Additive Will Power the Industry of Tomorrow

Richard D’Aveni writes that 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is poised to transform mass production due to its design and performance benefits and greater flexibility.

Sep 26, 2018