Faster Plane Turnaround Times Pay Off

Besides cramped seats, what do you hate the most about flying?

The answer is probably waiting. Flight delays, long waits on the runway before takeoff, and extensive taxiing after landing often result in missed connections and distress for passengers. The waits also cost airlines money. A lot of money. To control those substantial costs, airlines are trying to cut turnaround times at the airports. Some projects are still being piloted, but they seem promising. For once, it appears that airlines’ cost-cutting […]

Efficiency or Identity? A Dilemma for Fast Food Restaurants

Minimalism is in; Googie architecture is out.

Red roofs, neon golden arches, and other bright-colored structures have practically disappeared from the fast food landscape. They have been replaced by boxy, sleek designs that reflect both cultural and economic trends. Whether or not these new designs are less aesthetically pleasing than their older counterparts is a matter of personal taste. Fast food chains’ primary goal remains to give customers what they want.


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The Post Office Reinvents Itself with Banking and Alcohol Deliveries

Message in a bottle. Money, it’s a hit. Can they save the Post Office?

Loss of revenue from first class mail, competition, and a mandate to prepay retirement benefits 75 years into the future have created a financial crisis for the US Postal Service. Because Congress has shown little appetite to repeal the mandate, many solutions have been proposed to alleviate the financial woes of a well-liked institution. Recently, two proposals have been gaining traction: allow the USPS to deliver alcohol […]

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