March 15 – April 15 is Jr. Seminar Business Essentials Month

Although many of us are working and studying remotely for the Spring 2021 semester, your business librarians are still pleased to offer many Junior Seminar Business Essentials classes via Canvas and Zoom between March 15 and April 15.  Become a Business Source Complete Rock Star. (via Canvas from 3/15 – 4/15) Learn to use Business Source…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Director Danielle Rubenstein (Graduate CMC)

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Danielle Rubenstein, Director of the Graduate Career Management Center at Goizueta, discusses a title that helps folks uncover the best career options for their personality…

Business Research Database Blog Series: Bizminer

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep. Bizminer What You Will Find Bizminer aggregates industry benchmarks, key performance indicators, and analysis for over 5000 industries and 9000 lines of business in…

This Day in Business History: The Birth of the Commercial Typewriter

March 1, 1873: While the history of the development of the typewriter dates back to the 16th century, in the U.S., production on one of the first commercially made typewriters began on March 1, 1873 by E. Remington & Sons, known for manufacturing sewing machines.  Initially marketed under the name Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer for the…

Business Research Database Blog Series: Sports Market Analytics

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep. Sports Market Analytics (SMA)        What You Will Find One -stop access to multiple sources for sports’ teams, fans, equipment, apparel, and facility/venue market research,…

This Day in Business History: America’s First Five and Dime Store Opens

February 22, 1878: The first F.W. Woolworth store was opened by Frank Winfield Woolworth on February 22, 1878 in Utica, NY. Marketed as “Woolworth’s Great Five Cent Store” it had a less than stellar beginning and the store soon closed. Frank brought his brother, Charles Sumner Woolworth, into the business and the next store, located…

GBL Shorts: Minute Interview with Associate Dean Corey Dortch (Evening MBA)

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Minute Interviews! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?”  Corey Dortch, Associate Dean of the Evening MBA Program at Goizueta, highlights a title that teaches readers how to become a great member of a…

This Day in Business History: Warby Parker is Founded

February 15, 2010: February is an auspicious month for the company Warby Parker. In February 2008, 4 MBA students at the Wharton School of Business started developing their business plan to start an online eyewear company.  According to Neil Blumenthal, one of the students (the others are Dave Gilboa, Andy Hunt, and Jeff Raider), the…

This Day in Business History: St. Valentine’s Day Becomes Big Business

February 14, 1913: Hall Bros. of Kansas City, MO (later known as Hallmark) offers its first valentine postcards. Two years later, a fire would destroy all of their inventory, forcing them to buy printing equipment to start mass producing their own valentine cards in 1916. No one knows the exact origins of the holiday, but it’s predecessors…

Pitchbook: A Powerful Platform for Investment and Entrepreneurial Ventures

Pitchbook is a financial database focused on private capital markets, including venture capital, private equity and M&A transactions. Use Pitchbook to understand new investment strategies, benchmark fund performance, map company ecosystems, and more. You can run targeted searches, research emerging technologies, create data visualizations, and generate comps on private and public companies, investors, deals, mergers…