Features by Shannon Mullen

How to make airports cool -- and profitable

Airports used to be dull, grey boxes we had to pass through to get from one place to another.
Posted In: airports, Airlines, terminals, holidays, design, interiors, traveling, flying

Should I skip my monthly payment?

This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Posted In: credit card debt, debt

Why your Thanksgiving turkey is so cheap

Some stores get customers in the door with discounted turkeys, and make their money on the rest of the meal's ingredients.
Posted In: turkey, Thanksgiving

Northeast ski resorts fire snow guns to start the season

Newer technology means ski resorts can cover more ground earlier, and stay open longer.
Posted In: skiing, maine, snow

In Asia, can Jack Lew succeed where others have failed?

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew plans to visit five countries in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Posted In: asia, free trade, globalization

Veterans Day deals: From national parks to coffee

Veterans Day isn't one of the most widely-commemorated holidays, but many businesses use it to reach out to vets.
Posted In: veterans, Applebee's

Starbucks red cups runneth over with holiday cheer (and wide profit margins)

The holiday season is lucrative for Starbucks -- because of the flavored drinks sold in those red cups.
Posted In: starbucks, holiday season, coffee

Diddy's music 'Revolt' will be televised

The hip-hop mogul launches music TV network for millennials.
Posted In: television, music industry

Co-working fuels office space on demand

Working remotely, but not from home.
Posted In: coworking, working from home


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