Tag Archive: Corporation

October 3rd, 2010 by | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

NPR posted an interesting article about how people who are living on the brink of poverty level shop at the end of each month, as soon as they receive their check for food.  What’s incredibly fascinating about the story is how analysts interpret why and how people shop during certain times such as at mid-night […]

September 30th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

While there are billionaires and millionaires who enjoy being materialistic by owning yachts, a few mansions, Rolls-Royce, and diamonds, there are those who are consumption-conscious.  An article featured a few consumption-conscious billionaires such as Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Carlos Slim Helu, the CEO of Telmex, Telcel and America Movil.  While it may […]

September 7th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Jason Clay, vice-president of World Wildlife Fund (WWF), presents brilliant strategic plans to convince mega corporations to go sustainable. He identified the top 15 commodities that pose the biggest threats to the places that have the top biodiversity because of deforestation, water use, over-fishing, soil loss, and pesticide use. Then he identified the top 100 […]

August 24th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Kids’ lives are majorly influenced by materials surrounding them.  Girls are engrossed in beautifying themselves as nail polish and princess-like accessories such as plastic crowns exist in stores for them to purchase.  An overwhelming number of brand names exist for kids to choose, giving them opportunities to compete in showing off their ownership of big […]

August 22nd, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

A couple months ago, I brought a pair of adorable and very comfortable moccasins on Etsy.  What’s so great about these moccasins like the red jacket I also purchased from Etsy is that I knew who took the time to design, manufacture, and package the product.  There was a power of a direct link between […]