Food & Drink

Slowing economic growth in China is taking some of the glow off of one of the country’s greatest attractions for foreign businesses: consumers’ willingness to splurge on higher-priced goods as incomes rise. So says Shanghai-headquartered business consultant Shaun Rein.  “Labor markets are bad,” Rein said in an interview on Thursday. In addition, compared with the
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The World of Irish WhiskeyPhoto, J Micallef It’s St. Patrick’s Day, an occasion to celebrate the feast day of Ireland’s patron saint and all things Celtic and Irish. Historically, Irish whiskey has been a ubiquitous part of the annual celebration. According to the Irish Whiskey Association (IWA), more Irish whiskey, upwards of 5 million bottles,
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Austin Skyline.  Getty That one in four households in Austin, Texas are food insecure is well known and well documented. And many residents living east of I-35, in particular, have to drive more than a mile—sometimes more than 10 miles—to reach the nearest supermarket. Historically under-resourced, East Austin’s lack of grocery stores and uneven availability of
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Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith’s books are popular finds at cookbook shops. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) Every week seems to bring a new cookbook from a culinary master, celebrity chef or dedicated author. Some are simple recipe collections, others are elaborate, beautifully photographed books akin to art books found on coffee tables.
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It wasn’t exactly clear to Ashlee Humphreys and Gregory S. Carpenter, how or why certain market-driving approaches succeed. They found no empircal analyses to guide them, so they created their own study. Humphreys is Associate Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University; Carpenter is Faculty Director of the Markets and Customers Initiative,
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