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What might Americans be drinking this holiday weekend? An Ad Age infographic based on Beverage Marketing Corp. data looks at how beverage consumption shifted between 2005 and 2010. The two biggest trends in the market are increased desire for variety and for healthier options, according to the Beverage Marketing Corp. For example, carbonated soft drinks […]

This week 2-year-old Foursquare said it has reached 10 million users, a 1,000 percent increase since last summer. This chart from the company (part of a bigger infographic) shows its usage worldwide and rapid rise. However, Foursquare is not yet profitable and faces several challenges, as USA Today reports. The geo-location service seems to be […]

Recently, we wrote about a groundswell of interest in happiness—the focus of everything from books and nonprofits to branding—including a drive by some governments to measure a different kind of progress than what’s reflected by GDP, such as the U.K.’s National Well-being Project. Recently, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) widened its mission […]


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