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'Social allergens': Dealing with other people's rudeness

Irritating behaviors are known as "social allergens," and there are a few ways to deal with them.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 07:07am EDT

Tags: rude, Wall Street Journal, psychologist, Michael Cunningham

Seeking fresh food, frozen meal sales continue to slip

As consumers look to get healthy, younger patrons aren't so sold on frozen food.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Tags: Wall Street Journal, frozen food, healthy food, organic food

Study finds people check email an average of 74 times daily

A lot of people feel pressure to check their email even when they're not at work or on vacation.

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Wall Street Journal, cellphone, work, emails, email

Companies look to millennials to bridge the technology gap

Call it a generation gap or the digital divide, but the skill sets of baby boomers and millennials can be very different.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:59am EDT

Tags: Wall Street Journal, social networks

Stores use scent marketing to lure in customers

Cinnabon, Lush Cosmetics and Panera Bread hope to attract more shoppers with more pleasant aromas in stores.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 04:55am EDT

Tags: Cinnabon, Lush Cosmetics, Scent Marketing, Jasmine Song, Abercrombie & Fitch, Giorgio Armani, Fragrance, Aroma, Wall Street Journal, Irish Examiner

Tips to structure a more productive work day

It may be difficult to sync your schedule with your body clock, but it could lead to more productive days.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 05:52am EDT

Tags: workday, productive, Megan CLoherty, Wall Street Journal, The Wire

Online booking sites aim to attract customers with big travel deals

Online travel agencies are trying to get customers to make the switch from browsers to bookers with loads of deals in time for summer vacation planners.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 10:21am EDT

Tags: travel, Scott McCartney, Wall Street Journal, Middle Seat, flights, hotels.com, hotel, Expedia, Orbitz

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Ever feel stuck at work because the boss is still there?

It's a common problem in demanding fields, but there's a way to handle it if you just want to go home.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:01am EST

Tags: work, work hours, Megan CLoherty, Wall Street Journal

New method for credit-card sales on the way

A familiar ritual at the sales register will soon be going away, and the hope is the new routine will reduce fraud.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 05:30am EST

Tags: credit card, dick uliano, security, Wall Street Journal

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

Award-winning actor found dead in New York apartment, according to multiple news reports.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 04:20pm EST

Tags: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Wall Street Journal

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