Research Finds Distributors Can Improve Profits by Investing in Wine Futures

Supply chain research from Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that a wine distributor can significantly improve its profits by investing in wine futures, in addition to bottled wine. The numerical analysis of the study illustrates an approximate 21 percent improvement…

Prof. Ray Wimer

Ray Wimer’s Passion for Teaching and Penchant for Retail Converge at Whitman

When Ray Wimer arrived at Syracuse University to pursue master’s degrees in history and education, there were no available teaching assistantships in either major, but there was one in retail management. He accepted and began work grading course material for an…

Faculty News: Burak Kazaz

Malbec and the Mambo: Professor Kazaz Brings Innovation to Industry and Teaching 

To bottle or barrel? That is the question examined by Whitman’s Burak Kazaz, associate professor of supply chain management, and his co-authors in a paper recently accepted in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. “Our work is significant as it is…

Wine glasses and barrels

New Research Creates Accurate Pricing Model for Wine Futures

Researchers from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University have revealed a highly accurate model for pricing wine futures. In a recently accepted paper in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Burak Kazaz, PhD, Steven Becker Professor, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor…