Fashion IPOs Are Trending: Why Poshmark, Dr. Martens & Mytheresa Could Be Good Buys in 2021

Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter shares why Poshmark, Dr. Martens & Mytheresa might be in better shape going into their IPOs than other retailers in this story from Yahoo. 

  • A new study from James W. Walter Eminent Scholar Joe Alba and Yanmei Zheng (Ph.D. ’16) in the Journal of Marketing explores the oft-neglected biological perspective on consumer behavior, with the ultimate goal of improving human welfare. The biological domains the research team tap are neuroscience and genetics, each of which is on an explosive research trajectory and producing discoveries that will be impossible to ignore. The degree to which these discoveries enhance human welfare hinges on their acceptance by a variety of marketing stakeholders.

    Joe Alba and Yanmei Zheng

    What does marketing have to do with ill-advised consumer behavior?

    American Marketing Association
  • Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter shares why Poshmark, Dr. Martens & Mytheresa might be in better shape going into their IPOs than other retailers.

    Jay Ritter

    Fashion IPOs Are Trending: Why Poshmark, Dr. Martens & Mytheresa Could Be Good Buys in 2021

    Yahoo!
  • Over the past few days, Big Tech companies have demonstrated impressive political power. As a result, their futures are now tied more to politics than ever before, writes Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison.

    Mark Jamison

    Big Tech will never be the same

    AEI
  • At least eight businesses are set to price initial public offerings (IPOs) in New York in the next three days, seeking to capitalize on what has been the strongest IPO market in two decades. Data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter highlights the potential of an IPO bubble.

    Jay Ritter

    Analysis: U.S. IPO market faces first big test of 2021

    Reuters
  • Stocks should be OK, provided the Fed keeps rates low and investors don’t go too crazy. There isn’t much margin for error.

    Data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story from Bloomberg.

    Jay Ritter

    Grantham's warning makes vigilant bulls of us all

    Bloomberg

Why this psychology major chose to pursue a Master of International Business

Sara Londono (MIB ’20) is an incoming Emerging Leader Associate at Paylocity. This recent graduate of the Master of International Business (MIB) program tells us more about what her future holds and how the experience she gained in the MIB program helped her get there. Q: Tell us about your background. Londono: “My name is Sara Londono, I am a second-generation Colombian, and I grew up in St. Augustine, FL.

New Python course sets analytics and AI foundation for Warrington students

This past fall semester 54 Warrington students got, what was for many of them, a first look into understanding the world of business analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) thanks to a new course taught by marketing lecturer Dr. Joel Davis (DBA ’20). The course, Foundations of Business Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, focuses on teaching students the basics of data analytics and machine learning through the powerful programming language Python. Python.org

10 top Warrington stories from 2020

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. From the loss of our beloved college namesake to a brand-new dean to an alumnus who accidentally emailed the entire university, it was a year filled with highs and lows, and kept us at the edge of our seats all 366 days (2020 had to be extra and also be a leap year). To recap all that happened at Warrington