- March 28, 2023
In an article for Retail Touch Points, Mehmet Altug, associate professor of information systems and operations management, discusses his research on managing opportunistic returns in retail operations.
- March 9, 2023
Brad Greenwood, professor of information systems and operations management, was interviewed by Electrek about his recent research, which found that EV subsidies rolled out in China – similar to the U.S.’s new $7,500 EV tax credit – incentivized people to buy EVs as second vehicles, but they kept buying and driving gas cars as well.
- January 27, 2023
Mehmet Altug, associate professor of information systems and operations management, comments on the potential visious cycle retailers may find themselves in when offloading excess inventory at low prices in an article for Modern Retail.
- December 7, 2022
The attorney general of the District of Columbia has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the company of defrauding consumers about the tips they leave for delivery drivers. Brad Greenwood, associate professor of information systems and operations management, told DC News Now that the ruse was quite clever.
- November 30, 2022
The economy has gotten a bad taste of supply chain disruptions caused by the end of the pandemic lockdowns and cannot afford another one that a rail strike would cause. Cheryl Druehl, associate dean and professor of information systems and operations management, also sees the strike as having a broad impact. Read her interview in International Business Times.
- August 5, 2022
Brad Greenwood, associate professor of Information Systems and Operations Management looked into how peer-to-peer funding programs like Lending Tree may help people pay for abortion care. This article discusses his paper.
- August 1, 2022
In an interview with the Washington Business Journal, Dean Ajay Vinzé outlines five priorities for Mason's School of Business. Tops on his list is broadening the education experience for students so that they are prepared for a range of careers.
- July 15, 2022
As online sales increase, the return rate has also increased significantly, and I don’t think it’s a secondary problem anymore," says Mehmet Altug, associate professor of ISOM, an interview with IndianRetailer on D2C brands.
- June 29, 2022
“I was not looking to leave Missouri, but the Mason opportunity grabbed my attention in a big way,” says incoming School of Business dean Ajay Vinzé. “It is an outstanding institution, a young institution and one with a tremendous trajectory upwards."
- June 9, 2022
“The majority of returns are just regular good customers. But then there are these purchasers that buy something knowing that they’re going to return it,” Mehmet Altug, associate professor of ISOM, says an interview with MarketPlace on Zara's announcement of charging for returns.