Building on its history as a global leader in information systems research, the Sam M. Walton College of Business Department of Information Systems at the University of Arkansas has established the
Blockchain Center of Excellence to discover and disseminate innovative uses of the emerging technology and to teach students its importance to the future of business and digital security.
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The retail habits of shoppers at Walmart.com are more similar to those of Amazon’s customers than they are of Walmart’s own in-store shoppers, a study by the University of Arkansas Retailing Research Initiative finds.
Continue reading Retailing Research Initiative Finds Walmart Online Shoppers Are More Like Other Online Shoppers Than In-Store Walmart Shoppers
Students working at the McMillon Innovation Studio at the Walton College have developed a prototype app for “Dash,” the robot platform designed by Five Elements Robotics. The app can build a shopping list, search for products, scan items and provide mobile checkout.
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Research led by Annibal Sodero, Walton College assistant professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management, has been selected as part of the “Research for the Real World” series in a special issue of
Supply Chain Quarterly. Continue reading Sodero Article Featured as ‘Research for the Real World’
Andrea Civelli, associate professor of economics at the Walton College; Andrew Horowitz, a Walton College economics professor, and Arilton Teixeira of the Fucape Business School in Brazil have had their paper “Foreign Aid and Growth: A Sp P-VAR Analysis Using Satellite Sub-National Data for Uganda” accepted for publication by the Journal of Development Economics.
Continue reading Economic Researchers Have Paper Accepted by Journal of Developmental Economics
Prices would have to be at least 10 percent lower to get millennials to switch from one major retailer such as Walmart, Amazon and Target to a competitor, a study by a University of Arkansas professor indicates.
Continue reading U of A Retailing Research Initiative Measures Millennials’ Retail Loyalty
Dinesh Gauri, a professor in the Department of Marketing and head of the University of Arkansas Retailing Research Initiative, today announced the results of his survey that found distinct consumer perceptions of Walmart, Amazon and Target. Continue reading U of A Retailing Research Initiative Finds Consumers Have Distinct Perceptions of Walmart, Amazon, Target
High-profile corporate scandals caused by extreme risk-taking and brazen malfeasance have driven scholars and business leaders to speculate that those responsible for unethical behavior may possess psychopathic tendencies. Continue reading Psychopathic Employees Thrive Under Abusive Supervisors, Study Finds
The private equity industry has grown rapidly over the past 25 years. With this growth, private equity firms have increased their involvement in politics, which many view as controversial.
Continue reading Walton Research: Some Private Equity Firms Increase Employment Following Buyouts
Arya Gaduh, an assistant professor in the economics department at the Walton College, is the co-author of a column on how intergroup contact can foster nation-building.
Continue reading Gaduh Co-Authors Column on How Intergroup Contact Can Foster Nation-Building