Comment & analysis
Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas sales – can we forecast their effects?
Can we predict and manage the effect of promotions in supply chains? Are promotions beneficial to retailers? Nikolaos Kourentzes and Oliver Schaer discuss.
China's new maritime silk road: An opportunity for the revival of Africa?
"China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road could be a game changer for Africa’s development," argue Wei Shen and colleagues in the Business Times.View the article on the Business Times website
Breakthrough carbon capture technique ushers in era of guilt-free gas
LUMS's Mark Shackleton discusses a new technique which might change the future of fuel.
Financial markets are almost off cigarettes – will they now kick the oil habit?
Efforts to break our financial addiction to the energy sector might find useful lessons in the slow decline of tobacco, argues Mark Shackleton.