- The Perfect Squelch. Dysken, Nathan // Saturday Evening Post;6/7/1952, Vol. 224 Issue 49, p51
The article presents a humorous story about a skeptical mother trying to buy a child's rocking chair. Because she was not hurrying at all, she has spent his time criticizing everything about the chair she was shown; its color, its construction, and even the length of the rockers. When she saw...
- Repose appoints in-house specialist OT advisor. // Equipment Services;Jul2015, p60
The article announces the appointment of Kate Sheehan as in-house specialist healthcare advisor at Repose Specialist Seating Solutions.
- In Brief: Univ. of Mich. Index at 83.5. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;11/12/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31263, p2
Reports on a rise in the consumer sentiment index of University of Michigan, Michigan in November 2001.
- Running a rat race at the mall. // Current Health 2;Mar1997, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p2
Cites the an observation made by a Purdue University professor that large, busy shopping malls make people feel very small.
- Hey kids! Try this at home. Kahn, Alice; Dudzinski, Andrzej // Mother Jones;May/Jun93, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p38
Presents a chart based on a six-month survey conducted by the Council on Economic Priorities. `Shopping for a better world'; Attempt to wrestle kids' minds away from advertising and toward thinking; Details.
- The seven habits of highly annoying customers. Smith, Steve // Plumbing & Mechanical;Jun97, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p83
Describes attitude problems characterizing certain customers. Abrasiveness and hostility; Know-it-all type; Silent type; Smiling back stabber; Staller; Cry baby; Wet blanket pessimist.
- Consumers and another boost of confidence in April. // Textile World;May94, Vol. 144 Issue 5, p17
Reports on the increasing optimism of the United States consumers in the economy with confidence levels hitting their highest in nearly four years.
- Better made in Britain. Smith, David // Management Today;Jan97, p28
Discusses what British consumers think about British made products. Decline of the made in Britain brand; British product's rating among British consumers.
- Cashiering tradition. Mills, Kathy J. // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p42
Reports that improvements to the Chinese economy has caused them to adopt a more Western consumer lifestyle. How Western influences have impacted upon Chinese tradition; Information on the consumption of alcoholic beverages by the Chinese; Amount spent on various services by the Chinese.