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5 ways retail stores could work better for online shoppers

As stores close their brick-and-mortar outposts in the hopes of shifting sales to their websites, online purchases could suffer as well, according to new …

With AI, jobs are changing but no mass unemployment expected

Ekkehard Ernst, Chief of Macro-economic policies and job unit at the UN International Labour Organization (ILO), says the manufacturing sector does not stand …

Think the ‘invisible hand’ controls markets? Maybe not

While many economists assume the “invisible hand” theory influences markets, new research finds a disruptor has turned this long-held concept—which Adam …

International tourism arrivals hit record high in 2017

The latest edition of its Tourism Highlights, published on Monday, shows international arrivals reached 1.323 million last year. The figure represents an 84 …

Workers with open office seating are less stressed

Workers in open office seating experience less daytime stress and greater daytime activity levels compared to workers in private offices and cubicles, …

How our brains keep us from saving money

While many factors are at play, we can blame our brains—at least to some degree—for our poor saving habits, according to a new study. The average American …

Why some working women prefer ‘intentional invisibility’

Professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them to have a more visible presence at work, according to a new study. While …

Global Top 100 reach record $20 trillion, with China narrowing the US’s lead

The market capitalisation of the 100 largest companies globally has increased significantly by $2,597bn or 15% compared to 31 March 2017, according to PwC’s …

Extra testosterone gets guys into luxury brands

Giving men a single dose of testosterone increased their preference for higher-status goods, new research finds. The work supports previous findings that …

Food fraud cuts what we’ll pay for a product

An incident of fraud in food production can change consumer behavior toward all brands that produce that kind of food, according to a new study. The study, in …