Topic: Economy

The Future of Black Friday is a Hybrid

Nov. 30, 2015
Shopping

The future of Black Friday will be a hybrid, a Black Weekend full of online and in-store events, and in-store events with online technology. To stay ahead, companies need to offer deals that are great, not good. They must give consumers an incentive that goes beyond the new norm of daily deals.

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Sustaining America's Food Supply Starts With Taking Back the Mid-Sized Farms

Oct. 16, 2014
Sustaining America's Food Supply Starts With Taking Back the Mid-Sized Farms

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day and the theme this year is "Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth." This is fitting because 500 million of the world's 570 million farms, or 88 percent, are family owned, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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University of Texas at Austin Partners with Video Game Executives to Create Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

May 14, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with video game industry leaders Warren Spector and Paul Sams to create the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the first video game program in the United States led and taught by gaming industry executives.

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UT Austin President Bill Powers to Speak at SXSW Interactive 2013

March 8, 2013

Making his first appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will make the case on Saturday, March 9, for the research institution as a partner and driver of innovation in this transitioning economy.

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Media Advisory: Panel, 'The Economy in 2013 Now What?'

Sept. 26, 2012

Tom Gilligan, economist and dean of the McCombs School of Business, will share the 30,000-foot view of America's economy in 2012

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