Recently, J.C. Penney announced plans to do away with sales and instead offer discounted prices every day. The retail giant’s new strategy is a risky one because many shoppers are in the habit of only buying clothing when they see red sale tags.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster in Japan. While that tragedy highlighted the downside to nuclear power, has it changed opinions about the energy source?
The good news is that 67 percent of Americans expect to to get a refund from the IRS this year. The bad news is that much of this money is going to be spent taking care of other debts, rather than be used for something fun.
These days, just about everybody is on some form of social media. However, that doesn’t mean they want to share their information with everybody. According to a Pew Research Center survey of 2,267 adults, 58 percent of social media users set their profile to privat…
While most media organizations strive to be fair in their reporting (you know, that whole objectivity thing), the majority of Americans think that their bias still shows through in their political coverage.
Politics is definitely in the air, especially since 2012 is an election year. But a recent survey by Harris Interactive on behalf of Careerbuilder.com suggests most folks still shy away from talking about Democrats and Republicans in their workplace.