According to a new trend analysis from New York University, the hotel industry is continuing to follow the airline industry's example by incorporating fees into its business strategy. The tally this year? A projected $2.25 billion in the U.S. alone.
Putting the wireless industry on the defensive, the Golden State has passed a law that will require the antitheft mechanism to be automatically enabled on new devices sold starting next summer. Trade group CTIA cautions this approach could lead to inconsistencies in rules nationwide.
Two well-known public-health organizations aren't exactly giving a seal of approval to electronic cigarettes, but in recent policy statements they've suggested they may be useful as a cessation tool if nothing else is working. An e-cigarette industry group welcomed the input.
If you're posting content on Facebook, don't go out of your way to encourage your audience to click. Also: why an association is keeping Neil Patrick Harris from drinking beer.
Mobile apps are increasingly paving the way for stupid-simple commerce, hitting industries as diverse as groceries, taxi service, even laundry. You might think that this kinda model won't work for your association, but guess what? A fairly large association was actually the first mover in this space a century ago.
The problems that can arise when you get a band to perform at your event. Also: More tips on how to make sure your marketing and tech staffs can better communicate with one another.
With an eye out for deals, families are slow to jump into the stores for back-to-school needs for both grade-schoolers and college students, according to a National Retail Federation analysis. Discount stores are still the top shopping destinations, but college students are leaping towards online shopping.
It's not all fun videos and plastic buckets. With an unprecedented fundraising boost from its viral campaign, the ALS Association finds itself having to deal with additional scrutiny of its practices, criticism of the campaign, and worries about how donations will affect its balance sheet.
It's a niche filled with tough discussions and big life changes, but members of the National Association of Senior Move Managers help ensure that their customers can downsize with dignity. And the group is seeing fast membership growth.
According to a new report from the National Federation of State High School Associations, football saw its first increase in participation in five years among high school boys—helping to validate the association's recent efforts in fighting the threat of concussions.