When 18th century composer George Frideric Handel wrote his timeless “Messiah” oratorio, he not only penned a classic holiday composition, he also established a foundation for a new business approach to opera. Paul Solman reports. Continue reading
Guest Essayist Nancy Gibbs of Time magazine reflects on the true meaning of Valentine’s Day, and determines that it isn’t about greeting cards, chocolates, diamonds or flowers. Continue reading
The holiday season was anything but merry for retailers this year; sales fell by double-digits in several categories, making this shopping season one of the worst in decades. An analyst examines the impact on the economy. Continue reading
Essayist Clarence Page reflects on the evolving role of community organizers in an age where the Internet is changing the very nature of community itself. Continue reading
On Tuesday, Dec. 16, Paul Solman looked at the psychological causes and effects of low consumer confidence through the holiday season.