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Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors
Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors

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Fast-Tracked Retail Change

At this point, the stories about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted retail are plentiful, and most of them aren't pretty: store closures, bankruptcies,...

Stop the Synthetics

As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the nation, gyms and workout studios had to close their doors. The stay-at-home orders led many fitness fans...

Easing Fears & Growing Sales

After a couple of months with nothing to do but binge watch TV or go for quick grocery runs, consumers around some parts of...

Standing the Test of Time

Out of economic crisis comes change. But that doesn’t mean that people abandon the things that are familiar and provide comfort. It just means...

Staying Positive & Comfortable

A Los Angeles Times fashion editor recently caused a kerfuffle when he wrote that people working from home should "dress like the professionals you're...

Clearing the Air

This year's 50th Anniversary of Earth Day was very different from past events. And judging by the ever cleaner air and further emergence of...

A New Retail Landscape

Let's face it: everything is weird now. Major League Baseball's "Boys of Summer," who Don Henley alludes to in that old soft rock hit,...

Evolving Ecommerce

Sometimes there are major markers in life, events so big that life becomes divided into everything "before" or "after." We're living through that now....

Casual Workplaces

Before the coronavirus pandemic forced people to start working from home, where they can wear pajamas 'til noon or so, research showed business casual,...

Social Platforms

If you ever wondered why you don't see this colleague or that friend on your Instagram feed, it might be because almost every other...

Here’s How Not to Fumble the Return

One of the big takeaways from the holidays was that online shopping again saw double-digit increases, climbing almost 19 percent over last year, according...