Dec 25, 2013 When Christmas falls on a Wednesday--as it does about every seven years--it can be complicated for employees and employers, and difficult for retailers.
Dec 24, 2013 Instead of a rousing surprise party, and everyone singing for you ... you get your neighbors' earnest caroling.
Dec 23, 2013 Why have we gone 19 years without a new classic Christmas song?
Dec 3, 2013 Notice an abundance of peppermint and eggnog flavored foods at the grocery store this time of year? Here's why.
Carmen Wong Ulrich
Dec 4, 2013 Twelve drummers drumming, six geese-a-laying and one partridge in a pear tree. What does it all add up to?
Dec 2, 2013 Pink slips were falling like flurries of December snow, and amidst all this gloom bosses around country announced that there would be no holiday work party.
Dec 25, 2012 More businesses are open on Christmas Day than before. So what's behind the working holiday?
Dec 24, 2012 A Santa Claus we met on the street in Brooklyn also happens to be an electrical engineering hobbyist who wants to 'replace reindeer with drones.'
Dec 24, 2012 Christmas is coming up and needless to say, Santa Claus must be busy. He is, after all, really the world’s ultimate personal shopper. And since Marketplace is a business program, we couldn’t help but wonder what sort of enterprise Santa runs.