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To bring a feeling of celebration, are more people turning to confetti?

Dec 31, 2021
While large gatherings like the one in Times Square are being scaled back, small sales of confetti are growing for some retailers.
People write wishes on confetti that will then be dropped on New Year's Eve in Times Square.
Stephanie Hughes/Marketplace

Mattel is trying to get into the quinceañera business with Barbie

Oct 31, 2017
Barbie was born in 1959. So why is she having a quinceañera? This is the story of how Mattel is trying to get into the quinceañera business.
Quinceañera Barbie.
Shelly D. Brisbin for Marketplace

How to survive (even thrive) at the company holiday party

Nov 24, 2016
Now can be a time to build trust and camaraderie with your co-workers.
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Baby bottle service: a club scene for kids only

Apr 6, 2015
Mixing children and nightclubs leads to a great party — and business venture.