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Why travelers should expect higher holiday airfares, busier airports this holiday season
Air travelers this holiday season can expect to pay higher airfares and see busier airports as demand picks up and the industry moves toward pre-pandemic volume.
What do this year's record-setting Black Friday and Cyber Monday tell us about how consumers are feeling in this economy?
Black Friday and Cyber Monday online sales set new records this year—even against the backdrop of continued economic uncertainty driven largely by prolonged high inflation.
Holiday gifts already delivered, but rail strike would be catastrophic in other ways, Northeastern expert warns
Most gifts are already in stores, but a rail strike would impact the holiday season in a more devastating way, says Nada Sanders, distinguished professor of supply chain management at Northeastern. Prices and access to items needed for everyday life would be directly impacted.
Leaders are right a lot, Elon
This week's Twitter saga reminded me of the first principle of effective management: listen before talking. – Koen Pauwels
Why is Mark Zuckerberg's metaverse failing?
Facebook parent company Meta's value has been tanking due to its investment in the virtual Metaverse. Experts at Northeastern say it's failing to take flight because it is outdated, misguided and out of touch with the rest of Big Tech.
To charge or not to charge? Can Elon Musk right ship at Twitter by tapping into user's pockets?
Since Elon Musk purchased Twitter for $44 billion on Oct. 27, speculation about how the short-form text-based platform will change has run wild.
Will Musk work to curb hate speech and misinformation on the platform? Will he charge users a subscription fee? Will there be layoffs? And, perhaps most saliently, will Twitter survive the change-of-hands against the backdrop of years of unprofitability?
Ye's antisemitic comments are recent but the sentiment behind them goes back millenia
Antisemitic comments from Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, have led to his corporate partners distancing themselves from the artist. But even though his remarks are recent, the sentiment behind them goes back millenia.
How will JetBlue's $3.68 billion acquisition of spirit airlines affect customers?
After a months-long bidding war, JetBlue Airways has agreed to buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion. While Spirit shareholders have approved the buyout, the deal could still face a challenge from federal antitrust regulators.
Will we be able to count abortions after the Dobbs decision?
It's always been hard to collect information on abortions in the United States. Post-Dobbs legislation in various states could make it even harder.