Topic: Retail

Hiring Look-Alike Employees Alienates Customers

Oct. 8, 2014

In order to create brand ambassadors who can sell a certain look, clothing stores have been known to screen prospective employees based on appearance. In addition to creating ethical concerns, this practice may be alienating customers, according to research from the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Research Partnership Gives McCombs School of Business Faculty Access to Valuable Retail Data

Jan. 13, 2011

Two research centers at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business have formed a partnership with the Center for Advancing Retail Technologies (CART), which will provide access to data about retail technologies, consumer behaviors and other areas of study to faculty and students for research purposes.

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