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Apr 7, 2020

Need to Know: “Save Me a Roll”… Understanding Consumer Purchasing Behaviors in the Midst of COVID-19

As soon as a snow flurry icon appears on a seven-day forecast, consumers flock to the stores to load up on bread and milk. Or, as seen more recently, as news of the coronavirus began to spread across the country, grocery stores seemingly couldn’t keep toilet paper and hand sanitizer in stock. So what drives… 

Mar 25, 2019

Celebrating 20 Years of Supply Chain Innovation and Collaboration

The NC State Poole College of Management's Supply Chain Resource Cooperative celebrates two decades of supply chain collaboration and innovation. 

Mar 12, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya

Nothing gives Professor Eda Kemahlioglu-Ziya more satisfaction than bringing her passion for supply chain management research to her students in the classroom at Poole College each day. 

Jan 16, 2018

A New Partnership for VF Corp and NC State

VF Corporation and North Carolina State University announced a collaborative, strategic partnership that will support student development at NC State and advance apparel and textiles innovation within VF. 

Dec 13, 2017

Despite ‘talent gap,’ many see positive outlook for women in supply chain

This article was originally published as a WRAL Spotlight feature. An imbalance known as the “supply chain talent gap” has grabbed the attention of many in the business world. It is a term coined to refer to the fact that despite 35 percent of the supply chain workforce being female, only five percent of the most senior… 

May 1, 2017

Student Strives To Build Safe, Sustainable Apparel Industry

After tragedy struck Bangladesh, PhD student Rejaul Hasan was inspired to continue his studies in supply chain and sustainability, bringing him to NC State. 

Jun 2, 2016

Two Jenkins MBA Students “MBArk” on a Trip to Natural Food Industry’s Biggest Event

In March this year, two Jenkins MBA students spent their spring break at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California participating in a program for MBA students interested in the natural foods industry. Graham Given and Shannon O'Shea reflect on the experience. 

Sep 9, 2015

“Golden Age” of Procurement: NC State Professor Rob Handfield featured in Supply Chain Outlook Q&A

A featured interview with Poole College of Management Professor Rob Handfield on the Supply Chain Management Review website tells why we're currently in a "golden age" of procurement.