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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.

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.

This week's Twitter saga reminded me of the first principle of effective management: listen before talking. – Koen Pauwels

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 Experts at Northeastern say it's failing to take flight because it is outdated, misguided and out of touch with the rest of Big Tech.

This Veterans Day, Dick Power, DMSB'63, recalls what his time in ROTC, the service, and Northeastern means to him.

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?

The Dean's Corner series provides a first-person, informative narrative of exciting and important happenings at Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business. In this installment from Interim Dean Emery Trahan, he reflects on the items he removed from the 1993 Dodge Hall time capsule on Oct. 18.

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.

McKim, co-chair of the campaign and member of the Northeastern Board of Trustees, told News@Northeastern that the gift is intended to honor the leadership of Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun. The money will be used to establish eight new endowed chairs across the university.

Check out the list of all the items inside the 1993 Dodge Hall time capsule, including the songs on the cassette tape that we'll be playing on the Sony Walkman.