Saying goodbye to the discount emporium where I learned how to shop, among other things
What are we to do in a world where corporations have assumed the voice of social justice?
Unless you want to have to work on Thanksgiving one day too, argues the president and co-founder of the Families and Work Institute
This is already a nation that honors its war dead with Memorial Day automobile tent sales—a little more shopping won’t kill us
It is de rigueur to groan about the ever expanding Christmas season, about the tinsel and holly busting out before the first frost and those irksome Walmart ads pushing layaway plans alongside Labor Day promotions.
In most years, such grumbling is justified. This year, however, the aggressive early sales push is brought on not (only) …
Three companies dominate the candy market, preventing newcomers with new products from ever making it to store shelves
1 in 4 people is physiologically more prone to splurge on sales
By now you’re no doubt aware that Robert Galbraith, the unknown author of a new detective novel called The Cuckoo’s Calling, is actually J.K. Rowling, gazillion-selling Harry Potter creator and epoch-making publishing phenom. …
The West shouldn’t drown out the Bangladeshis’ fear and anger with a perennial debate over globalization
In a case reaching the Supreme Court, Monsanto fights a farmer to protect a seed’s progeny
Being able to hold things before we buy them makes us more satisfied with our purchases
When the going gets tough, our country’s charitable nature still shines through
The success of this year’s Black Friday-But-Really-Thursday got us wondering what we as a country have gained in terms of what psychologists often term well-being, i.e., happiness