Consumer habits The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Consumer habits en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT What Do Dropbox, Green Mountain and 3-D Printing Have in Common? These three companies are jumping on a consumer trend that will continue to gain momentum (and dollars) in the near future. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Tony Lopresti How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas UPS and FedEx messed up Christmas deliveries. But lost in the complaints are important changes in American buying that all businesses need to recognize. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:42:00 GMT Ray Hennessey Why Some Smart Business Moguls Still Use 'Dumb Phones' Forget about the latest iPhone or Samsung device. The Nokia 6310, discontinued more than six years ago, is the phone of the elite. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Branding Firm Wows With Fresh Package Designs The Los Angeles branding firm Ferroconcrete designed a clean but bold reusable pouch for Kusin & Kusin's odor eliminating pet wipes. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:00:00 GMT Andrew Gibbs The Royal Baby Bubble: How Businesses Cope With Short-Lived Demand With some savvy planning, business owners can make a profit from major news events. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:21:38 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Senate Confirms Richard Cordray to Lead U.S. Consumer Protection Agency After a two-year standoff, lawmakers vote to formally install the former Ohio Attorney General at the helm of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:48:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Small-Business Owners: Working Harder, But Optimistic More than seven in 10 small-business owners say they expect to generate more revenue in 2013 than they did last year. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:02:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 'The Story of Stuff' and How Startups are Heeding Its Message Consumerism may have hit a highpoint in the last several decades, but these days the real opportunity resides in our closets. Here's a look at the rise of resale startups. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:30:00 GMT Michael Phillips Moskowitz Need a Business Idea? Tap Into Lifestyle Trends in the Evolving Luxury Market Here are three ways startups can tailor product offerings for growth industries. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:31:00 GMT Catherine Clifford To Buy or Not to Buy? The fine art of deciding when to spring for what you want. Sun, 27 May 2012 08:00:00 GMT Amy Gutman