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Here's How Retailers Are Manipulating You on Black Friday
Business  (tags: merchants, shopping, psychology, manipulation, sales, holidays )

Freya
- 150 days ago - mentalfloss.com
For some retailers, the holidays can make up roughly a third of their annual revenue, with consumers spending $720 billion on Black Friday. Clearly, they have mastered the art of prying open our wallets.
Buy Nothing Day
Business  (tags: shopping, sales, greed, holidays, resistance )

Freya
- 152 days ago - abillionpeople.org
Something wicked this way comes! Black Friday and the powers that be are urging us to get out there and spend till we can't spend no more.
PLEASE SIGN! Yahoo - Stop Your Deadly Ivory Trade!
Business  (tags: Yahoo Japan, ivory trinkets, sales, Japan, appeal, Avaaz )

Evelyn
- 1174 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Yahoo is making a killing from trinket sales in Japan! Massive media on our petition forced Yahoo to publicly ask Yahoo Japan to review its ivory policy. But that's not enough - only a total Yahoo sales ban will protect elephants. Help keep the pressure
Tell JCPenney to Close for Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: retail, sales, Thanksgiving, holidays, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 1266 days ago - change.org
Last year and now again this year the executives of JCPenney have decided that being open on Thanksgiving day is more important than the family lives of their thousands of employees.
McDonald's Closes Hundreds of Stores as Worldwide Sales Continue to Plummet
Business  (tags: McDonald's, closing stores, sales, business, consumers, economy, finance, humans, money, society, world )

Lone
- 1459 days ago - takepart.com
The company blames increased competition from fast-casual chains like Chipotle.
Black Friday Bargain Hunters Out in Force, in Lines and Online
Business  (tags: world, society, news, money, marketing, humans, finance, economy, corporate, consumers, business, Black Friday, Bragain Hunters, Stores, Online, Retail, shoppers, sales )

Darren
- 1606 days ago - nytimes.com
Tinged with protests and wintry weather, Black Friday still lured crowds into stores across the country, even as some shoppers expressed exhaustion over what has become a long, drawn-out start to the holiday sales.
Glyphosate Herbicide Sales Boom Powers Global Biotech Industry - Sustainable Pulse
Business  (tags: Business, Sales, Toxic Chemical, Glyphosate, Herbicide, GMO crops, Big Business, Money, Monsanto, Health risks, Environmental pollution, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 1705 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
The global glyphosate herbicide market was valued at 5.46 billion dollars in 2012. This toxic chemical eg Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' (used with GMO crops) is big business in spite of the fact that glyphosate is harmful to us and the wider ecosystem.
How Typeface Influences the Way We Read and Think
Business  (tags: business correspondence, sales, fonts, internet, perceptions, business, economy, society, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2135 days ago - theweek.com
As with all things, there are all kinds of factors you have to consider: Your audience (what typeface are they comfortable reading?), and the medium you're delivering your words on (a computer screen is different from the squinty lines in a novel, for exa
The Housing Bubble: Single Family Home Sales 1963-2009
Business  (tags: business, graphic, economics, economy, home sales, sales, information, blog, reference, facts, wordpress, images, almanac )

Favo
- 3290 days ago - visualeconomics.com
The market of single-family homes has had its ups and downs in the past 46 years, and more recently has been through the most dramatic changes in its history.
Buffett, Darfur, Mutual Funds and Myanmar
Business  (tags: finance, business, China, sales, Warren Bufett )

Ladyhawk
- 4206 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
By now, you've probably read that Berkshire Hathaway, the investment firm led by Warren Buffett, has sold most if not all of its holdings in PetroChina. PetroChina is the publicly listed unit of the China National Petroleum Co., which has come under harsh
Potter Sales Top 11 Million
Business  (tags: Harry Potter, books, sales, media, entertainment, movies, society, culture, interesting )

Danielle
- 4280 days ago - news.aol.com
NEW YORK (AP) - Twelve million will not be enough for Harry Potter fans. Scholastic, Inc., the U.S. publisher of J.K. Rowling's fantasy series, announced that the seventh and final Potter book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," sold 11.5 million
   

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