"If you thought it was complicated to fly with your pet, you’re right, says The Washington Post. Just like traveling with family members, it can be stressful and confusing to coordinate your flights together. For our furry friends, getting in the air is not as simple as buying a ticket and showing up to the airport, even if you’re only traveling within the country. There can be certificates to obtain, medicine to be prescribed and fees to pay."
"As convenience store operators rise up in the foodservice echelon, and the lines between channels continue to blur, all foodservice retailers represent some form of competition to c‑stores, says Chain Store News."
Winter weather is here, and the colder temperatures mean hazardous conditions that can be dangerous for your pet. Dr. Jennifer Freeman, PetSmart's resident veterinarian and pet care expert, shares her top winter safety tips to keep your pets happy and healthy this season.
"HFN reports that, when it comes to their meals, Americans want convenience, plant-based alternatives and sustainable options, shifting away from traditional meal patterns, according to new reports from NPD and FreshDirect. More and more those foods are influenced by ethnicity, age and generational groups and health/social consciousness, NPD’s Eating Patterns in America report found."
"A major research study from BNY Mellon Investment Management revealed millennials have a greater level of understanding over their older cohorts regarding the role fixed income plays in retirement planning and how the asset class responds to market cycles."
"As more U.S. adults are delaying marriage (or forgoing it altogether), the share who have ever lived with an unmarried partner has been on the rise. Amid these changes, most Americans find cohabitation acceptable, even for couples who don’t plan to get married, according to a new Pew Research Center survey."
Nearly half of employed adults in the U.S. (48%) are likely to look for a new job in the next year, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitorsurvey conducted online by The Harris Poll.
"It’s commonly said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but do consumers really think that? According to Smart's new 2019 Breakfast Keynote Report, around eight in 10 consumers say breakfast is an important part of their day, and three-quarters of consumers prioritize healthiness at breakfast."
"More and more millennials are making progress in raising their credit scores. But qualifying for affordable borrowing rates is still a tough challenge, reports Consumer Reports."
"More than four out of ten Americans use home water treatment units, and while these units can last for years, today's technology advancements allow systems to better address changes in water quality, provide more efficiency and are more cost effective. Culligan International aims to educate homeowners on how to determine when to upgrade their water treatment system."
"Most American parents in their early to late thirties believe that food insecurity is an important issue to solve, according to a new Ipsos poll. The poll offered respondents the following definition of food insecurity: 'Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life.'"
A new study from the market research team at Zion & Zion investigated the reasons why college students withdraw from classes. The study found that class type, student interest and grades are key drivers of course withdrawal.