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The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is committed to sharing its intellectual capital through Knowledge@Wharton, the school’s online business analysis journal. Launched in 1999, Knowledge@Wharton has grown into a network of sites that includes a global edition in English and regional editions in Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese, as well as a site for high school students and educators. Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, Wharton creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 92,000 graduates.
The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, an interdisciplinary industry research center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, was established in 2002 through a generous gift by Jay and Patty Baker. In 2010 the Bakers endowed the Center permanently. Jay Baker, former president of Kohl’s Corporation, is a graduate of the Wharton School, class of 1956. Wharton, the nation’s first business school, has partnered with the leaders of America’s largest industry to establish an unparalleled center for retail research, education, and practice.
The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) is the world’s preeminent academic research center focusing on the development and application of customer analytics methods. Through WCAI’s innovative research opportunity program, world-class scholars collaborate with leading-edge businesses to ask and analyze critical questions. WCAI’s R&D “crowdsourcing” approach enables academic researchers from around the world to help companies understand how to better monetize the individual-level data they collect about customers through the development and application of new predictive models.
Founded in 1983 by Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of the Estee Lauder Companies and the Honorable Ronald S. Lauder, the Lauder Institute now has a 30-year tradition of preparing future business leaders through a joint degree program in international management, integrating an MA in International Studies from Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences with a Wharton MBA or a JD from Penn Law.
The Lauder Institute is more than a business program – it’s a career changing, life-changing opportunity giving Wharton MBA students the opportunity to combine international management education with a deeper understanding of global leadership studies, advanced language and cross-cultural proficiencies – the international MBA skills required to successfully navigate a rapidly expanding global economy.
As each year speeds by, consumer behaviors transform at an even faster pace. They lead busy lives, have shortened attention spans and come equipped with new expectations about what adds value to their lives. Your customers don’t make decisions about your brand based on their first impression; your customers make decisions once you make a lasting impression. Like you, we recognize this shift in the Social Revolution. And like you, we must transform in order to survive.
FORTUNE Knowledge Group is the business intelligence division at Time Inc., publisher of globally recognized brands such as Fortune, Money and Time. We develop custom proprietary, research and content for influential decision-makers interested in provocative thought leadership that engages readers, explores trends, and explains market behaviors. FORTUNE Knowledge Exchange is the live event division of the FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
While Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business has earned a superior reputation as an academic institution in the traditional sense, our true distinctiveness is our commitment to educating responsible leaders who can strengthen our global business system. Loyola students are successful leaders in the private, government, and nonprofit sectors. Together, they form an extensive network of accomplished alumni. As successful leaders in a variety of industries, our students put theory into practice every day in Chicago and abroad.
NBPCA is a trade association open to all companies involved in providing prepaid cards that carry a brand network logo (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa) to consumers, businesses and government, which can be used at numerous retailers nationwide. Guided by the belief that prepaid products are a valuable financial service that can offer significant benefit to businesses, governments and consumers, the NBPCA creates opportunities for stakeholders to cooperatively explore prepaid industry issues; advocate on behalf of the prepaid industry; and educate NBPCA members, the greater prepaid community, government, consumer advocates and media—all with the purpose of advancing the success and advancement of the prepaid industry.
The Data and Marketing Association is the world’s largest trade association dedicated to advancing and protecting responsible data-driven marketing. Founded in 1917, DMA represents thousands of companies and nonprofit organizations that use and support data-driven marketing practices and techniques. DMA provides marketers with INNOVATION that accelerates business growth, EDUCATION that develops talent and ensures compliance with ethical and best practices, and ADVOCACY that advances policies which support innovation in marketing.
TRACE is pleased to announce its partnership with Momentum Events. As Momentum’s pre-eminent content partner across their global portfolio of anti-corruption and anti-bribery events. TRACE and Momentum will be working together to bring insightful, cutting-edge and industry-leading compliance-focused events to the anti-corruption and anti-bribery community. TRACE International is a non-profit membership organization that pools resources to provide practical and cost-effective anti-bribery compliance solutions for multinational companies and their commercial intermediaries. By continually developing new technologies and solutions that are easy to implement, TRACE helps companies conduct business ethically and in compliance with anti-bribery regulations, all while remaining competitive. TRACE Membership offers a cost-effective alternative to increasingly expensive and time-consuming corporate compliance.
Americas Society Council of the Americas (AS/COA) is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social, and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 395 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network’s 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide.
As the leading voice of the natural products industry, the Natural Products Association’s mission is to advocate for the rights of consumers to have access to products that will maintain and improve their health, and for the rights of retailers and suppliers to sell these products. The Natural Products Association strives to achieve a broader, more accessible marketplace for natural products that will improve the quality of life for consumers worldwide.
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