Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School hosts its 2nd Annual Olin Sports Business Summit Friday, Sept. 30. The event brings together two dozen sports executives from across the country for a series of panel discussions about industry topics, trends and best practices.
The second annual Olin Sports Business Summit will be held at Washington University in St. Louis Sept. 30. Sports executives from across the country will share best practices and discuss trends within the sports business industry.
Pharma giant Bayer has acquired St. Louis-based Monsanto. After months of negotiation, the German company went back to the bargaining table this week, and on Sept. 14 the seed firm’s board approved the $66 billion cash offer. Radhakrishnan Gopalan, associate professor of finance at Olin Business School, said Monsanto needed to accept the deal.
New research from Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business school shows that the rising tide of product sharing can indeed lift all economic ships, including those of the product manufacturers, or firms.
Washington University in St. Louis has announced a new degree track at Olin Business School: Wealth and Asset Management, to be offered as part of the Masters of Finance degree.
Nearly 90 percent of companies in the United States use some form of employee wellness program – from gym memberships to health screenings to flu shots – all designed to improve health. A study currently under review and co-authored by a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis empirically tested how these programs affect worker productivity. The research paired individual medical data from employees taking part in a work-based wellness program to their productivity rates over time.
New research from Olin Business School presents a new framework that might make it a bit easier for businesses as they navigate product pricing and discounts: it all boils down to the buyer’s search.
Male golfers, most of whom are on the PGA Tour, are dropping out of the Summer Olympics en masse. While they’re citing Zika concerns, Patrick Rishe, director of the Sports Business Program at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School, said there’s another factor at play.
The university’s Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences and the Center for Drug Discovery together have awarded Bear Cub grants totaling $225,000 to five teams. The funding helps scientists become entrepreneurs.
Long before People StyleWatch named her “The DIY Beauty Queen,” Alexis Wolfer had the DIY mentality as she set out to create “The Beauty Bean,” an online women’s magazine that would change the way women talk about beauty, health and wellness.