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Businesses Fret over Potential Bernie Sanders Presidency

Quotes B. Espen Eckbo in an article about the prospect of a Bernie Sanders presidency and potential policy implications for large companies.

Mar 01, 2020

Virus’s Economic Impact Hits Upper Valley Businesses

Quotes Dan Richards T’03, CEO of Global Rescue in an article about how the coronavirus is impacting Upper Valley businesses.

Feb 29, 2020

Bankers Come to Grips with Coronavirus Impact

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in an article about how lenders are responding to the impact of the coronavirus.

Feb 28, 2020

In the Face of Negative Headlines, TurboTax Is Having a Great Start to 2020

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about TurboTax’s early success in 2020 despite the company being embroiled in numerous controversies in the last year.

Feb 27, 2020

How Discover Won over the U.S. Middle Class

Quotes Roger Hochschild T’90, CEO of Discover Financial Services, in a feature story about how the company and its selection of credit cards became a popular choice among middle class Americans.

Feb 26, 2020

Steps Companies Can Take to Make the Workplace Better for Black Employees

Highlights a new study from the Center for Talent Innovation examining corporate diversity and inclusion efforts and their impact on black employees. Tuck’s Ella Bell Smith was an advisor for the study.

Feb 24, 2020

Hiring a CMO Is a Chicken and Egg Dilemma for Start-Ups

Quotes Leela Srinivasan T’06, CMO at SurveyMonkey, in an article exploring when start-ups should add a chief marketing officer to the executive team.

Feb 24, 2020

Tech Market Is Fragile to a Setback like Coronavirus, Says McNamee

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82 regarding the impact the coronavirus could have on global supply chains and the U.S. stock market.

Feb 24, 2020

Brooks CEO: ‘Have the Courage to Change When Necessary’

An interview with Jim Weber T’86, CEO of Brooks Running, about his career and time at the helm of Brooks.

Feb 24, 2020

Business School Research with Social Impact

Highlights research by Erin Mansur and Emily Blanchard among the top 100 business school studies with social impact in the last five years.

Feb 23, 2020

3 Reasons Why “Responsible Capitalism” Is Still an Illusion

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the rise of stakeholder capitalism, or capitalism that considers all those affected by the business.

Feb 21, 2020

Becoming a Better Corporate Citizen

Vijay Govindarajan and Indra Nooyi, former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo, explore how established companies can transform to meet the needs of all stakeholders.

Feb 21, 2020

IBM CEO-Designate Arvind Krishna to Address IIT Kanpur Meet

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s visit to India, and IBM CEO-designate Arvind Krishna, who addressed students and alumni at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Feb 20, 2020

Autonomous Yard Trucking Startup Outrider Comes out of Stealth with $53 Million in Funding

A feature story about Outrider, led by Andrew Smith T'07, which recently came out of stealth to announce it has raised $53 million in seed and Series A funding rounds.

Feb 19, 2020

The Whole-Grain Grail: A Sandwich Bread with Mass Appeal

Quotes Karen Colberg T’91, co-CEO of King Arthur Flour, in an article about the Bread Lab and its efforts to make a whole-grain loaf for a mass audience.

Feb 18, 2020

Hallmark’s Crisis Moment

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article dissecting the controversy surrounding the Hallmark Channel during the 2019 holiday season.

Feb 14, 2020

Corporates and Society

Vijay Govindarajan writes that, while several companies have recently shifted focus from creating value for shareholders to benefiting society-at-large, no real change will occur until a new performance measurement system is created.

Feb 14, 2020

Primary Source: Lynch Says ‘Last Shot’ for Biden in S.C. and Nevada

An analysis of the New Hampshire primary highlights a Tuck event with former Governor John Lynch and former WMUR political director Scott Spradling.

Feb 12, 2020

Trump’s Retweets Range Far and Wide

Quotes Prasad Vana in an article about President Trump’s use of Twitter, and specifically retweets, to amplify online praise.

Feb 12, 2020

Tesla Stock Rises on Shanghai Factory Optimism—What to Watch Now

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82, co-founder and managing director of Elevation Partners, in an article about Tesla’s surging stock.

Feb 10, 2020

Helping Towns by Seeding Their Own Backyard with Start-Ups

Quotes Gail Goodman T’87, co-founder and chief product officer at Pepperlane, in a feature story about Entrepreneurship for All.

Feb 07, 2020

As the Coronavirus Epidemic Grows, China Prepares to Cut Tariffs

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a piece about how the coronavirus could impact China’s ability to meet the objectives of its “phase one” trade deal with the United States.

Feb 06, 2020

2020 Democrats Play up Climate Plans as a Way to Win in New Hampshire

A feature story about the Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, in which Tuck students questioned presidential candidates about their plans to combat climate change.

Feb 06, 2020

Connecting a World through Access, Representation and Digital Agency

An interview with Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan, who credits his experience at Tuck’s Business Bridge program as essential to his transition from a computer science education, to a successful business career.

Feb 05, 2020

Teaching Leadership in the Global Economy

An interview with Dean Matthew J. Slaughter about his course Leadership in the Global Economy, which was recently recognized with an Aspen Institute Ideas Worth Teaching Award.

Feb 05, 2020

Buttigieg, Klobuchar and Several Others Speak at a Climate Forum

A feature story about the Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, co-hosted by Tuck.

Feb 05, 2020

Pete Buttigieg Tries to Capitalize on His Iowa Momentum in New Hampshire

Highlights the Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, co-hosted by Tuck.

Feb 05, 2020

Voters Seek Leadership On Climate Change At Forum With 2020 Candidates

A feature story about the Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, co-hosted yesterday by Tuck, the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, and Stonyfield Organic.

Feb 05, 2020

Dunkin’ Promotes Jill McVicar Nelson to VP of Marketing Strategy

A feature story about Jill McVicar Nelson T’16, who was named vice president of marketing strategy for Dunkin’ Brands.

Feb 04, 2020

Democratic Primary Pivots to Unpredictable New Hampshire

Quotes John Lynch in a story about the New Hampshire primary.

Feb 04, 2020

The Health Tech Company Eliminating Hospital Discharge Delays

A feature story about Repisodic, a software company that streamlines hospital discharge decision-making, founded by Mike Cwalinski T’12 and Ryan Miller T’13.

Feb 03, 2020

Poshmark Is Leaning into Sneakers to Grow Its Men’s Business

Quotes Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and VP of new markets at Poshmark, in an article about how the company is using sneaker sales to attract more male users.

Feb 03, 2020

Seven Candidates Scheduled to Appear at NH Youth Climate, Clean Energy Town Hall

A feature story about the Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, co-hosted by Tuck, the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, and Stonyfield Organic.

Feb 03, 2020

India CEO Mafia: Techies with a Social Heart

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the abundance of Indian CEOs leading top technology firms—including Microsoft, Google, Adobe, and IBM.

Feb 03, 2020

Super Bowl Ads Dialed up Fun as an Antidote to Politics

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about this year’s Super Bowl advertisements.

Feb 03, 2020

Candidates, Students to Attend Youth Climate Town Hall

A feature story about the New Hampshire Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, which was co-hosted by Tuck, the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, and Stonyfield Organic.

Feb 01, 2020