From the Editor - Word-of-mouth advertising has evolved with technology. When customers talk in person with their friends and acquaintances about their experiences, the information might reach a couple dozen people. Those opinions have a much further reach when posted online.
From the Editor - In my family, we cook, eat and watch football on Thanksgiving. It’s a day where no one counts calories and we just enjoy the time together—in addition to the potato gratin and cornbread dressing.
From the Publisher - There is no doubting the benefits of hosting FABTECH 2013 in Chicago. First and foremost, Chicago is a world-class city.
From the Publisher - What does it say about a nation whose very own government denies its war veterans and families, arguably the only real heroes in this country, the privilege to visit the monuments erected in their honor?
From the Editor - Since it entered the world stage, China’s economy has had a huge effect on the fortunes of the global market—for better or worse.
From the Editor - I wouldn’t consider myself a gearhead, but I like cars. Although my current vehicle is utilitarian and gets me from one place to another, that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about what could be parked in my garage one day—maybe a rugged Jeep or a sleek, sporty convertible.
From the Editor - Humans aren’t born with an innate fear of heights. Research suggests it’s a learned response as babies gain experience crawling and navigating the world on their own. As we grow, our sense of space and danger is developed through our unique experiences of trial and error.
From the Editor - From supporting small businesses to buying local produce, there are messages everywhere that encourage consumers to consider the impact of their purchasing decisions both within their neighborhoods and the larger economy.
From the Editor - Companies that make confident and aggressive moves in a down market often win market share and invest at a low cost because they’re one step ahead of their competitors.
From the Publisher - There is a saying about family-owned businesses: The first generation builds a business, the second runs it and the third ruins it.