The Internet has been a boon for consumers. It allows online shoppers to compare prices, order direct from the manufacturer or a discount site, and enjoy the convenience of shopping anytime, anywhere from the comfort of one’s Internet device.
The United States has changed the world in many ways. Our inventions, innovations and enterprising national nature impact people around the world every day, and for decades, one of the biggest feathers in America’s cap was our space program.
Policymakers and the public are wondering what the next big drivers of innovation will be that will propel the American economy forward and boost growth. One prospect is “big data”: the explosion of digital information being generated and stored by individual consumers and firms, from start-ups
Space still remains the final frontier for man, even after the Space Shuttle tried to make leaving the Earth's atmosphere seem routine. With what seems like infinite potential beyond this big blue marble we live on, it seems striking how underdeveloped and costly space remains.
The topic of women in the workplace is certainly not a new subject for discussion, but how we look at their role and impact is most certainly changing. History has accurately recorded the foundation that women bring to our families and communities, but what about in business?
Manufacturing’s declining share of output isn’t a sign of economic weakness—it’s just the opposite. It’s a sign that advances in manufacturing productivity and efficiency are translating into lower prices for consumers