Thrifting as a Sustainability Trend?

More and more, consumers are turning to thrifting—partly for the value, partly for the fun, and partly because they view it as being eco-friendly.

The trend is growing in both face-to-face stores as well as via online platforms like ThredUp.  One survey reported that over 50 percent of sellers are at least 42 years old. Yet the purchasers are most often younger generations.

One other interesting trend, however, is that affluent customers are increasingly among those looking to thrift, sometimes for luxury […]

American Airlines PA Glitch: Root Cause Unknown

Halloween came early on a September 2022, American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Dallas. Unexplained moans and groans came across the aircraft’s public announcement system.

The “unsettling” noises began just before takeoff and continued throughout the flight.  Pilots and flight attendants assured passengers that everything was under control and there was no need to worry.


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By |2022-10-27T01:36:52+00:00October 27, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Be Your Own Model

Walmart invites you to “Be Your Own Model” and buy more clothes!

As discretionary spending falls, the company is trying to lure customers into buying more of its clothes. Central to achieving this goal is the use of a digital tool that enables shoppers to try on clothes virtually. They can view the clothes on one of the 120 models that looks most like them. Alternatively, they can send their own picture, and the tool will scan their body and show […]

The “Elizabeth Line” May Have Set a Record in Britain

They came to pay their respects to the Queen.

Britons knew the line would be long, but it did not matter. They wanted to see their Queen one last time. What could have been a logistical nightmare turned out to be an orderly process with few incidents. The Lying-in-State Queue exemplifies project management at its best: careful planning, teamwork, and attention to detail for seamless execution.


Video Spotlight: David Beckham Joins Crowd Waiting in Line for Hours to […]

By |2022-09-26T00:31:30+00:00September 29, 2022|Tags: , |
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