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Mother’s Day: Shopping Spree or Shopping Shift?



Mother's Day has become a gigantic shopping event. Next to Christmas and Valentine's Day, consumers spend more money for Mother's Day than they do for any other holiday in the year. This year, according to the National Retail Federation's annual Mother's Day survey, Americans will spend $20.7 billion! That amounts to an average of almost […]

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U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum to Focus on Consumer “Super Powers” and Strategies to Use Consumer Clout to Protect the Environment



 The U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum will mark the first-ever gathering of women leaders from the world's two "consumer super powers" to meet and address the environmental challenges their countries face due to consumption. The Forum, to be held March 22, 2013 at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., will convene leading consumer advocates, green entrepreneurs, […]

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Our Money, Our World



Ladies, how are we going to spend our money today? At least, the $2.7 billion we’re going to earn. You. Me. Your friends. My two sisters. The woman next door. The cashier at the 7-11. The CEO speeding by on her way to work at a company downtown. The school nurse. Your kid’s teacher. $2.7 […]

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