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The market capitalisation of the 100 largest companies globally has increased significantly by $2,597bn or 15% compared to 31 March 2017, according to PwC’s Global Top 100 ranking, released today. This rise comes on top of a 12% increase...
Giving men a single dose of testosterone increased their preference for higher-status goods, new research finds. The work supports previous findings that connect transient increases in testosterone levels to a rise in behaviors aimed at boosting social rank. In the animal...
An incident of fraud in food production can change consumer behavior toward all brands that produce that kind of food, according to a new study. The study, in which researchers tracked the impact of food fraud by an extra-virgin olive...
Although some large companies do not give importance, SEO is still a key factor in the online strategy of most companies. Achieving a good position in search engines is, in short, what will make you find those users who...
Immediate rewards may boost motivation more than waiting to reward yourself until the end of a task, according to new research. In a new study, Kaitlin Woolley, assistant professor of marketing at Cornell University, found that giving people an immediate...
Does your boss empower you to make your own decisions? Or are you stuck with a micro-manager? New research from Gavin R. Slemp and Lara H. Mossman at the University of Melbourne identifies the best ways for bosses to foster...
Consumers are using less and less cash to pay when shopping. This is being replaced with credit card purchases, as well as a few other choices such as mobile payments. Today, not accepting card payments is a significant limit...
Picking the right insolvency practitioners is an important decision for your business. There are many reasons why company owners seek help and advice from professionals such as insolvency practitioners, they can help you liquidate your company or restructure your...
Players in all sectors are adapting to disruptive changes in the competitive environment, consumers’ habits and public expectations According to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2018-2022 (Outlook), the ongoing rapid evolution of the industry has entered a dynamic new...
People who are tolerant of ambiguity—a kind of uncertainty in which the odds of an outcome are unknown—are more likely to cooperate with and trust other people, according to new research. “…we try to predict other people without ever having...