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This Day in Business History: The Chunnel Opens

May 6, 1994: The “Chunnel,” a rail tunnel under the English Channel, officially opened. This 31 mile tunnel connects Folkstone, England with Sangatte, France.  Construction began in 1988, with drilling commencing from both countries.  The tunnel goes down as far as 50 feet deep, and the underwater section is 23.5 miles, the longest undersea tunnel in Read More …

Vivvix Snapshots of U.S. Spend for Companies and Brands

Vivvix is a database of U.S. advertising expenditures for companies and brands by channel (internet, TV, magazine, newspaper, radio, outdoor). While you can run custom searches using this platform, a great place to start is looking at a company or brand advertising snapshot to quickly understand its investment and strategy for ad spend. Company/brand snapshots Read More …

Career Research Tip: First Research for Industry Insights

First Research provides industry overviews on 200+ sectors, including small and niche industries. Content includes industry overview, forecast, key and challenges, trends, financial performance, and more. First Research also links to related industry associations and publications, government data and other recommended sources.   Unique to First Research are three sections especially useful as you think about Read More …

Find Sports Fan Data in Sports Marketing Analytics Database

SBRnet’s Sports Marketing Analytics database is a rich source of sports fan data, with information from approximately 6700 U.S. sports. The results measure the habits and behaviors of sports fans for 19 separate sports across 68 categories. To access the sports fan data, click Premium at the top of the page. FAN STUDIES Gathered twice Read More …

GlobalData Medical Devices: Newly Added Thematic Intelligence for Understanding and Anticipating Critical Issues and Threats

Emory Libraries recently added the premium Thematic Intelligence insights and data to the GlobalData (GD) Medical Devices database, a market research platform for the medical device industry and includes reports, news, company profiles, deals, and more. There are four thematic categories: Technology, Industry, Macro, and ESG. Click Themes at the top of the page to Read More …

GBL Shorts: Favorite Business Books with Ama Ampadu-Fofie

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Favorite Business Books! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?” Ama Ampadu-Fofie offers a book from the Arbinger Institute that dives into leadership and self-deception. Take a look!   Want to read Ama’s book Read More …