"It’s easy to blame sniffling or sneezing on seasonal allergies. But such symptoms can also be caused by year-round triggers — such as mold, dust mites, or pet dander — rather than by seasonal pollens, (Allergies are the immune system’s reaction to something it mistakenly sees as dangerous.) says Consumer Reports. You may also be dealing with viral rhinitis (better known as a common cold) or another nonallergic form of rhinitis, which refers to inflammation and irritation of the nasal passages that typically results in runny nose and congestion."
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"With Siri, Alexa and Google voice assistants, help is just a command or question away. The convenience with such technology should be appealing to consumers."
"Functional and travel-focused products have been bright spots in the accessories industry over the past few years. According to The NPD Group, 2019 revealed an increased consumer emphasis on lightening their load as U.S. dollar sales of carry-on luggage grew 3% and sales of larger sized suitcases declined nearly as much."
"Given the growing health and wellness movement among U.S. consumers, conventional wisdom would suggest that soft drinks would suffer. But in reality, the opposite is happening, particularly in the alcoholic beverage space, according to Nielsen."
"The effects of Coronavirus are being felt across the travel industry, but as commercial aviation is hit hard, the private jet industry is booming with inquiries., reports LunaJets."
"In the past two years or so, many Americans suddenly found themselves faced with hypertension, says Consumer Reports. For some 31 million, it wasn’t an abrupt surge in blood pressure that put them in that category. It was the result of a new definition of high blood pressure from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in 2017."
"Constantly connected consumers increasingly seek to communicate with businesses via text, reports Chain Store Age."
"Over the last five years, solo diners, or parties of one, have increased their share of restaurant visits while other party sizes have declined, reports The NPD Group."
"The coronavirus outbreak is not only impacting consumer shopping patterns, reports Chain Store Age. Retailers across the board, have upped their store cleaning regiments and taken other precautionary measures to protect shoppers and employees from the coronavirus outbreak."
"Capra and Coverings’ sponsors Ceramics of Italy, Tile Council of North America and Tile of Spain collaborated to gather and report this year’s top 10 Tile Trends for 2020, in an effort to celebrate tile’s aesthetic elements, durability and versatility for National Tile Day, reports Floor Covering Weekly."
"If you skipped this year’s flu shot and then came down with the virus, you may think there’s no point in getting the vaccine now, says Consumer Reports. But you’d be wrong."
"According to social commerce platform Poshmark's 2020 social commerce report, 58% of consumers said they were comfortable with buying goods via social media rather than a company's website, while 75% said they would buy something directly from a person online, reports Retail Dive."