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In-Store Music Might Make You Spend More Money
All is fair in love, war and commerce!
We used to call it elevator or background music.  But maybe a better term for it might be subversive sales music!  You know the stores with the piped in music?  Well there is method to their music...
Find The Best Time To Fly To Save Money
Spring break is coming and millions will take to the air to get away. In fact, the experts say more folks than ever will be shoving suitcases into the overhead compartments.  Airlines for America, an industry association predicts a record  145 million fliers (around 2...
How Old Were Your When You Became An Adult?
Age is just a number right…ah, but WHAT number?  A dozen years back I read a survey about adulthood beginning at 27 because of certain brain developments.  That seemed right to me  and thinking back to when I was kid, 30 seemed old...
Some Drink To Forget — But Maybe Not!
It’s the classic scene seen on TV and in the movies – some poor guy traumatized by love lost, or failure, folly, mistake or something he’s just witnessed and he’s drinking hard to forget.  (Maybe the beer or wine even came from the Yakima Va…
Beer Marketing From Those Who Know
 
A big part of  John Cooper’s job as Yakima Valley Tourism President & CEO is come up with ways to attract tourists and tourist dollars to the valley.  Since we grow the hops that flavor much of America and the world’s beer, I guess it makes good sense to attend and speak at the first annual Bee…
Daylight Savings – Is It Worth It?
How you doin’ on this Daylight Savings Monday?  Grumpy? Disoriented? Fatigued?  I have to say it all seems waaaay overblown to me.  However there are a lot of myths and misinformation out there.
 
CNN news reports one of the major arguments for the annual changeover…

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