Insights

News and analysis curated by QUT Business School.

4 April, 2019

The trouble with Big W: don't blame online for killing discount department stores

Big W store closures signal deeper problems for the discount department store sector.

Marketing

4 April, 2019

Helmet churn adds to challenges of e-scooter disruption

Every day, e-scooters and helmets are put out together, but some people ride without helmets and at the end of each day helmets are missing. So what can be done to ensure safe riding behaviour?

Innovation and technology

2 April, 2019

The rise of social enterprise and its power to create social change in fashion

Nonprofit organisations, companies and governments are increasingly recognising that commerce and entrepreneurship can be powerfully combined.

Nonprofit and philanthropy

20 February, 2019

Taking five with Jeanne Johns

Ahead of our QUT Business Leaders' Forum, we take five with Jeanne Johns, Managing Director and CEO, Incitec Pivot Limited.

Leadership and management

19 February, 2019

What’s trending in 2019

Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz shares nine business, technology, and social trends that will shape 2019.

Innovation and technology

18 February, 2019

The decoy effect: how you are influenced to choose without really knowing it

Most pricing structures nudge us to spend more. But there's a particularly cunning type of pricing that can get us to swap our preference from a cheaper to a more expensive option.

Marketing