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Airline Travel Industry Changes Complexion in 2014

In 2014, business class travelers were treated to more amenities and legroom, while coach travelers often found less space in their own quarters. Profits skyrocketed for air carriers in the United States, despite the beefed-up competition from international peers. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines remain the top four airline carriers in North America. WestJet (No. ... Read More »

Patient Intake Increased in 2014 According to American College of Emergency Physicians

Emergency-Patients

A new survey from the American College of Emergency Physicians found that emergency physicians have experienced a 46 percent increase in patient intake since the Affordable Care Act took effect on Jan. 1. The study also showed that 23 percent reported a decrease in patient intake, while 27 percent said there had been no significant change. Future predictions from the ... Read More »

Information Nation Talks with Marla Ahlgrimm

Marla Ahlgrimm

Noise can affect a person’s productivity levels, multitasking abilities and learning facilities, according to women’s health expert Marla Ahlgrimm. By creating a more peaceful atmosphere, people can maximize their potential and learn how to live and work more joyfully and efficiently. As a benefit to our readership, Marla Ahlgrimm presents a few helpful tips to accomplish this task. Information Nation ... Read More »

China Gaining Ground on U.S. in Newest GDP Rankings

China

China is poised to overcome the United States as the world’s leading economy, according to the International Comparison Program (ICP). The study dated summer 2014 also revealed that India recently surpassed Japan for third place. The International Comparison Program serves as a part of the World Bank and assesses world economies based on PPP (purchasing power parity), which is defined ... Read More »

Word-Of-Mouth 2.0: Social Media

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50 years ago, word-of-mouth advertising was the best way for any company or brand to obtain new customers. The same holds true today with one major difference – word travels much faster. With the advent of social media marketing, buyer behavior has changed drastically over the years. Reviews and consumer choices It’s been estimated that up to 90% of Americans ... Read More »

Berni Fried discusses “process addictions” as other arms of the “octopus”

Berni Fried

A process addiction refers to compulsive behavior, such as compulsive gambling, sexual addiction, eating disorders and spending addictions. It is a condition in which a person is dependent on some type of behavior such as gambling, shopping or sexual activity. This term is often used as a blanket for any behavioral addiction which does not involve an addictive chemical. Information ... Read More »

Sophia Wong and YOR Health Expand Operations into New Territories

Sophia Wong YOR Health

Sophia Wong, YOR Health co-founder, has her sights set on an upcoming opportunity that can assist Customers in making a healthy transformation. With an established team of executives and Advisory Board members by their side, Sophia Wong and YOR Health embrace the challenge of inviting more members into this welcoming community. Information Nation Blog: Hello, Sophia! Sophia Wong, YOR Health: ... Read More »

C. Frederick Wehba Details Involvement with Jewish Vocational Service

Founded in 1973, the Jewish Vocational Service gives job search assistance to people of all ages and skill levels, says active member C. Frederick Wehba. This past year, C. Frederick Wehba was granted special recognition by the group for his continued support of its professional initiatives. Information Nation Blog: Hello – thanks for time out of your schedule to speak ... Read More »

Walking While You Work? One Minneapolis Company Allows Employees to Do Just That

At financial services company Salo, video golf games, ping-pong table and foosball tables are provided to employees through creative obstacles. But the most prominent workplace feature at this one-of-a-kind office might surprise you: treadmill desks. Founded in 2011, Salo offers human resource, accounting and senior-level finance professionals around the world. The company has offices in Minneapolis and Chicago, with 330 ... Read More »