Teen summer employment is still booming

Jul 16, 2024
In June, 37.4% of 16- to 19-year-olds were either working or looking for a job, according to the latest jobs report. That’s just shy of a 15-year high of 38% back in March. 
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How teen mall hot spot Claire’s went from bankruptcy to IPO filing

Aug 5, 2022
The chain has benefited from '90s fashion trends, a good supply chain and looking outside of malls, says Elizabeth Segran of Fast Company.
Claire's has a team of "trend spotters" who travel the world looking for the next popular thing, says Elizabeth Segran of Fast Company. 
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Facebook suspends efforts on an Instagram for kids

Sep 27, 2021
Experts say any plan for "Instagram Kids" will be really, really hard to get right.
Facebook halted the development of a version of the Instagram app aimed at children 13 and under — but only temporarily.
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Crocs, yes Crocs, are cool again

Nov 29, 2019
If you didn't know, now you know.
As teenagers embrace "ugly" fashion, 2007's hottest shoe is trending.
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Money may matter more than age when it comes to teen drivers

Jan 17, 2019
As the cost of cars, insurance and drivers ed has climbed, the number of teen drivers has fallen.
"It's much harder for a teenager to be able to afford a car or pay for the costs of driving than was the case 20 years ago,” said Robert Foss, director of the Center for the Study of Young Drivers at the University of North Carolina.
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Millions of US teens struggle with hunger

Sep 12, 2016
Here's how they cope.
Millions of kids between the ages of 10-17 struggle to get enough food to eat.
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Program focuses on boys to help prevent teen pregnancy

Jan 18, 2016
Teens wait longer to have sex if their parents talk to them about it.

Survey: Teens spend 9 hours a day on entertainment

Nov 3, 2015
And tweens are spending six hours.

Teens' summer job prospects improve

Jun 5, 2015
Unemployment has fallen, but they still face competition for seasonal work.