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The Chinese New Year: A 2 week holiday everywhere?

Feb 6, 2014
When two weeks leads to two months of manufacturing delays.
Posted In: China, international, international business, holidays, Chinese New Year

Open for business on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 20, 2014
How businesses observe Martin Luther King Day has changed over time.
Posted In: Martin Luther King Jr., holidays, human resources, employment

Why pecan pie potato chips spur grocery sales

Dec 3, 2013
Notice an abundance of peppermint and eggnog flavored foods at the grocery store this time of year? Here's why.
Posted In: holidays, Food, Christmas, beverages

The rise and fall of holiday traditions

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.
Posted In: workplace, holidays, holiday party, Christmas

Why Thanksgivukkah = marketing gold!

Nov 28, 2013
The intersection of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah make for huge marketing opportunities.
Posted In: thanksgivukkah, holidays, family, tradition, marketing

How to make airports cool -- and profitable

Nov 28, 2013
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

A new budget item: Taking care of grown kids

Nov 19, 2013
A new report: Parents still supporting their adult children -- but not budgeting for it.
Posted In: family finances, holidays, retirement planning

Walmart and other retailers will do anything to get shoppers in the door this holiday

Nov 14, 2013
Walmart and other retail chains are rolling out plans for making the most from a short shopping season.
Posted In: Walmart, Black Friday, holidays

Fake boyfriends to rent for Chinese New Year

Feb 7, 2013
Chinese women turn to hiring 'fake boyfriends' to make the holidays more bearable.
Posted In: China, holidays

In Baltimore, a symbol of the holidays goes dim

Dec 27, 2012
In Baltimore, a five-pointed star lit by dozens of light bulbs shines over a mill once operated by Bethlehem Steel. The star has been a holiday fixture for decades, but it will likely be extinguished for good once the holidays are over.
Posted In: Baltimore, holidays

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