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Laura Kelly: D&B’s serial innovator

BIZMOLOGY — Don’t expect to find a dusty old employee suggestion box anywhere near Laura Kelly’s office. She thinks they are pretty useless. Instead, Kelly, who has spent the past […]


Turner Broadcasting entices NCAA fans with live streaming

BIZMOLOGY — Video may have killed the radio star, but it’s live sporting events that could save cable TV. Case in point: Turner Broadcasting is using “March Madness Live,” a […]

Breakfast in America: McDonald’s v. Taco Bell and LTOs

BIZMOLOGY — Taco Bell recently rolled out its new breakfast menu with a marketing campaign clearly taking aim at breakfast-on-the-go leader McDonald’s. The lighthearted ad spots feature a collection of […]


As automakers move to aluminum, what does it mean for steel?

BIZMOLOGY — Over the last couple of months, I’ve posted to Bizmology about Ford and GM moving to aluminum bodies on their trucks. Automakers are looking to boost aluminum content […]

In his book "Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World," author Dan Koeppel asserts that Americans consume as many bananas as apples and oranges combined.

Why bananas are bigger business

BIZMOLOGY — Bananas are best-sellers at #1 global retailer Wal-Mart. As one of the world’s healthiest foods, the inexpensive fruit’s popularity is further bolstered by a fanatic following from fruititarians […]


The color yellow: To dye for?

BIZMOLOGY — The color yellow is associated with optimism, intellect, and happiness. The dye used to make yellow consumer products, such as apparel, paper, and paint, is generating anxiety, however, […]


Read all about it: Six new First Research industry profiles

BIZMOLOGY — Asset managers are expanding into emerging markets in order to supplement growth in their home markets. Regions that present opportunities for asset managers include the Middle East, Latin America, […]


GM jumps on aluminum bandwagon

BIZMOLOGY — GM is reportedly following Ford’s lead and has plans to develop trucks with aluminum bodies, according to unnamed sources who spoke to The Wall Street Journal. GM is […]


New Dun & Bradstreet infographic: Retail seasons

BIZMOLOGY — You’ve been perfectly primed by retailers and makers of consumer products if you often feel the push, pull, and strategic spurring to buy certain products at specific times […]

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CVS to stop selling cigs

BIZMOLOGY — CVS is quitting smoking. More precisely, the pharmacy chain will stop selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores by October 1 of […]