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When Is the Right Time to Eat? Interesting Conclusions

Looking to eat better? Then cut down on impulse eating. According to food and supermarket guru Phil Lempert: “Mom was right when she said to wait until dinner. Improve your diet by time-delaying your eating by ordering your food long before … Continue reading

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How Customers Feel About Waiting in Lines

We are an impatient society and expect that our time be respected. Thus, many shoppers get impatient if the lines in a retail store are too long. Sometimes, they even leave the store without buying. What should store-based retailers understand … Continue reading

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What Americans Do in a Typical Day

The U.S. Department of Labor regularly publishes data on the lifestyles of Americans, including the amount of time spent on various activities. Recently, the Wall Street Journal created the graphic shown below out of 2012 data on American adults. From … Continue reading

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