Trying to eat healthy? Read those nutrition labels carefully

Jan. 19, 2012

People who made New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight might also want to brush up on their math skills. In a new study, marketing professor Donald Lichtenstein found that nutrition labels on packaged food products in the United States can lead even the most health-conscious consumers astray, if they don’t “do the math.”

Nutrition labels can lead even the most health-conscious consumers astray, study finds

Jan. 19, 2012

People who made New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight might also want to brush up on their math skills, according to Professor Donald Lichtenstein of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. In a study appearing in this month’s edition of the Journal of Marketing, Lichtenstein and his colleagues found that nutrition labels on packaged food products in the United States can lead even the most health-conscious consumers astray, if they don’t “do the math.”

Some dating websites do not remove GPS data from photos, CU-Boulder students find

Jan. 12, 2012

While the majority of dating websites do a good job of managing the privacy of their users, a class research project at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business found that 21 of 90 dating websites the class examined did not properly remove location data from pictures uploaded by their users.

Colorado business leaders optimistic going into first quarter, says CU Leeds School index

Jan. 3, 2012

Colorado business leaders' optimism has resumed going into the first quarter of 2012 after a dip in confidence last quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Slow, steady job growth forecast for Colorado in 2012, says CU Leeds School of Business

Dec. 5, 2011

Colorado will continue on the road to recovery and add jobs in 2012 following a positive year in 2011, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Leeds School projects 2012 state economic outlook

Dec. 5, 2011

Colorado will continue on the road to recovery and add jobs in 2012 following a positive year in 2011, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business. Wobbekind's announcement was part of the 47th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum presented Dec. 5 by CU-Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Economic Outlook Forum presented Dec. 5 by CU's Leeds School of Business

Nov. 22, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum on Monday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver.

Preparation is key to stretching holiday shopping dollar, CU professor says

Nov. 15, 2011

Consumers should take the time to prepare themselves by researching prices and quality before they hit the stores or Internet this holiday shopping season, according to University of Colorado Boulder Professor Donald Lichtenstein.

Colorado business leaders' economic outlook turns negative, says CU Leeds School Index

Oct. 3, 2011

Colorado business leaders' outlook on the economy has turned negative heading into the fourth quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business.

CU-developed Android app helps people tweet during disasters

Sept. 28, 2011

Just as codes once were developed for public safety communication via citizens band radios, a common language now is being formulated for disaster communication via Twitter -- posing a challenge for people who haven't yet learned or can't recall it.

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