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Business & Entrepreneurship

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New Book Shares Business Lessons Learned From Market Basket Dispute

One year after the unprecedented protest that gained national attention and nearly shut down a $4 billion supermarket chain, a Drexel professor has co-authored a book about what happened at Market Basket, and why it is important.
Connor White, co-founder, left, and Mohamed Zerban, right, founder, of Tern, a company incubated in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship.

Baiada-Incubated Company Gets Boost

A Drexel student and a recent graduate got a boost from Founder.org for their company looking to help provide sustainable technology for water.
Harris Steinberg, the executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation.

A Q&A with the Lindy Institute's Harris Steinberg

Harris Steinberg has a pedigree that proves he can take Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation from a “blank slate” to a force that helps form urban plans with community problem-solving in mind.
Erin Sheridan catching up with Drexel faculty member Nyree Dardarian at the Men’s Basketball Semifinals at the World University Games. Photo credit: Drexel Athletics.

Dispatch from Drexel’s Delegation to the World University Games

After a successful two weeks abroad, Drexel’s students and faculty report back on their international sporting experience.
Kapil Dandekar

Drexel Antenna Research Hits the Market in ’Smart' Product

Wireless antenna technology that originated in the College of Engineering has hit the market in the newest family of ZyXEL ’smart attennae’ designed to seek a better wireless connection.
Top 100 Worldwide Granted U.S. Utility Patents 2014

Drexel in Worldwide Top 100 List for Patents

Placing amidst some big names in innovation, Drexel was named on a Top 100 list for having patents issued in 2014.
Kiki Liu (left) and Zachary Perera (right) inside their AKA Hotel in Rittenhouse Square.

Hospitality Students Help Bring New Hotel to University City

Two hospitality students at Drexel are using the latter half of their career at the University to help bring a new hotel experience to 30th and Walnut streets.
The teen summer job outlook of 2015 is expected to be a slight improvement over the previous five summers.

Teen Summer Jobs Growing Slowly According to New Drexel Report

Summer employment opportunities for teenagers is stagnant despite the nation's job growth, as revealed in a new study from Drexel University’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy.

A new Drexel study found that only one in 10 young Black males in Philadelphia had a job in 2012-2013, among the lowest of all big cities in the nation.

Philadelphia Teens Are Left Behind in Jobs Recovery

A new study from Drexel University’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy found that, despite the nation’s job growth, the fraction of teens at work has barely budged, with urban teens faring the worst.
Kelsey Goslin and Meghan Regan with Nick Bayer, CEO and founder of Saxbys Coffee, on the opening day of Drexel's Saxbys.

Co-Ops With a Coffee

Two LeBow students had the opportunity to do a co-op unlike anything that's ever been done at Drexel: start and manage a student-run Saxbys coffee shop.
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Will Social Media Kill Branding? Researchers Evaluate How Social Media has Transformed Traditional Marketing

For decades, corporations used a steadfast formula in branding a product: big advertising investments that produced customer awareness and built a positive product reputation. By investing heavily in and tightly managing a product’s image via controlled communications, dominant brands could be leveraged to cultivate loyalty and a long-term stream of profits. But social media’s meteoric rise in popularity may be killing the old, reliable branding formula and changing how consumers interact with brands.
The StudyTree team, (from left to right) Ethan Keiser, Robyn Freedman and Phuoc Phan, who are currently in California competing in Microsoft's Imagine Cup.

Drexel’s StudyTree Reaches Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. Finals

A team of Drexel student entrepreneurs has reached the last national stage of a global student technology competition.