Disney Princess paint: Lifestyle branding – from furniture to bedding to clothes – designed to envelope little girls in the cartoon dream is one new way to create fashion victims.
The June 20-22 UN sustainable development conference in Rio, 20 years after the first Earth Summit, comes with the latest grave warnings for the planet. Does alarmist rhetoric still work to alter consumer behavior toward the environment?
Swing women voters put the economy and jobs at the top of their list of concerns, a new report shows. Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney has been closing the gender gap.
Jonathan Ive, the design chief at Apple, told a reporter that his current work – still a mystery – trumps everything that has come before.
Donald Driver was crowned "Dancing with the Stars" champion Tuesday night. Over the 14 seasons of "Dancing with the Stars," many contestants have talked about the life-transforming benefits of ballroom dancing, including weight loss, increased self-confidence, a sense of pride in accomplishing something they’ve never done before, and, importantly, joy. Here are five business lessons the ballroom world has to offer everyone.
New home sales fell a steep 7.1 percent in March but rose 7.5 percent above last year's level.
In locales across the United States, home auctions are taking place with increasing frequency. Real estate companies are opening auction divisions; agents are attending auction school to learn how to sell a house in a new way. In its first six weeks of operation, our auction portal received more than 1,000 visits from across the US and 29 nations. Two-thirds of the visitors who completed our survey had not yet listed their home with a real estate agent, meaning they were thinking of auction as their first option. These homeowners aren't in foreclosure; they're simply looking into this alternative sales method to find out if auction is right for them. Here are five benefits of auctioning your home:
Kids' shoe stores can be an interesting look into the minds of today's marketers, who continue to promote the 'Frailty Myth' through advertising that urges girls to be pretty princesses, and boys to be tough superheroes.