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Thanking customers can reap rewards

Companies rarely acknowledge customers who fill out those ubiquitous satisfaction surveys. But a sincere, well-timed "thank you" can reap huge rewards, finds first-of-its-kind research led by a Michigan State University marketing ...

Dec 29, 2014
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Grain market mystery solved

Something extraordinary happened in the futures grain market beginning in 2005. The cash price and futures price, which normally converge by the time a grain contract matures, weren't coming together. Instead, they were moving ...

Jan 06, 2015
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Doing the right thing

General Motors is in the midst of a series of large-scale, costly automobile recalls, and the process has engendered an assessment of the company in the public arena that isn't particularly flattering at ...

Jan 20, 2015
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