Online inventory errors frustrate customers
Simply put, terror drives fear and fear drives what are perceived as safer investment decisions.
An American is injured on the job every seven seconds. Whether it’s loading freight onto trucks, stocking warehouse shelves, or even back strain from an office chair, an average of 12,600 workers are hurt each day—costing industry millions in dollars and production days lost.
Doctoral students push serious research.
In 1943, shortly after the German Blitzkrieg destroyed the Common Chamber of Parliament, Winston Churchill said, “We shape our buildings and afterwards, our buildings shape us.”
“We aren’t turning into a global marketplace—we have been one,” says Auburn Student Investment Fund (ASIF) vice president Jimmy Brewster.
Imagine the ten most populous cities in the world. Local economies are improving. Buying power is increasing. Retail is saturated with online customers. It’s a potential supply chain nightmare—one that Harbert expertise can help avoid.
Like businesses everywhere, small businesses in impoverished nations also depend on loans—often very small loans, or microfinancing—to get off the ground. Whether it’s operating a vegetable stand, selling goat milk, or offering other merchandise, a little financial jolt from the bank helps kick-start the business.
Many companies focus on benevolent practices, humanitarian aid, or community service. But a strong corporate social responsibility record does not necessarily translate into better brand perception.
As finance professors, we have studied payday loans, banking, and small credit generally for years. We offer these thoughts on the FDIC’s request for information on small-dollar lending.