February 2015

  • 27 Feb 2015

    Harvard Business School Professors Predict Retail Revolution

    BOSTON—In their new book, Retail Revolution: Will Your Brick-and-Mortar Store Survive (Amazon.com), Harvard Business School faculty members Rajiv Lal and José Alvarez and former HBS Research Associate Dan Greenberg explore the strategic options available to brick-and-mortar retailers in the age of eCommerce. “Based on our extensive research,” said Prof. Lal, “there is an urgent need for rethinking the stores and taking immediate action, without which many chains will quickly enter zombie territory.” Read more.

    • 25 Feb 2015

      Harvard University Appoints Jodi Goldstein New Managing Director of I-Lab

      BOSTON—Jodi Goldstein will become the Evans Family Foundation Managing Director of the Harvard innovation lab, a university-wide facility that fosters team-based and entrepreneurial activities, and provides a forum for interactions among students, faculty, alumni, and the surrounding community. Goldstein will officially assume her duties in June following the departure of current Managing Director Gordon Jones. Read more.