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Vacations can make us feel rich simply because what we're doing for a week or two is what we might actually be doing if we didn't have to work. But there are plenty of ways to feel decadent on vacation without spending a ton of money. Check out our 10 favorite ways to add to the ambiance of splurging. Remember, it's all about the little things.
Why Retailers Won't Let Us Just Buy in Peace
You'd think $1.98 worth of shoelaces at a Payless (NYSE: PSS) shoe store would be too small a purchase to inspire a request for a phone number at the checkout.
Why Christmas in July Is a Bad Retail Idea
Any browning evergreen tree, melted snowman or sweaty Santa can tell you Christmas in July is a bad idea. Maybe one day retailers will get the same message.
The New Email Rules
When email began to catch on, there were no real definitive rules or best practices for the medium. Users had to decide for themselves when it was appropriate to send or respond to emails, whom to include, whether to stick to proper grammar and how to label the subject line. And with the advent of smartphones and tablets, which allow users to send email on the go without much thought, the standards for emails have arguably grown fuzzier.
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