The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a harsh light on global commerce in wildlife. But many accounts focus on demand from Asia, ignoring the role of US and European consumers.
The recent seizures of counterfeit testing kits by U.S. Customs and Border Protection show that the counterfeiters have begun to take advantage of the coronavirus crisis.
The science behind direct-to-consumer gut microbe testing is in its infancy. Here's what you need to know if you've been tempted to get your microbiome analysed.
In an era of data breaches and data privacy concerns, governments should enshrine in law a requirement for companies and banks to send paper bills and statements in order to protect consumers.
With the fairly recent launch of an ethnic corporate product line, Pantene's Gold Series Collection, are black women feeling the love?
How do you feel when your barista asks you for a tip before she makes your cappuccino?
The social and environmental costs of rampant consumerism are becoming ever clearer, and we’re all encouraged to use less and recycle more, but how can we shift more sustainable model?
An often invisible force is undercutting support for policies that help Americans facing economic hardship.
We are addicted to consumption during these holidays, which leads to a massive amount of landfill waste. Giant retailers like Walmart could help the problem, but they haven't.
Bad customer service is actually good for companies' bottom lines.
New tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese goods including smartphones and sneakers are set to take effect on Dec. 15.
Would you buy a pair of shoes without knowing the price? Consumers have bought medical care from hospitals for years without knowing the costs, but new regulations will change that.
In the UK today, the term 'craft beer' has so many associations that there's a danger it may end up meaning nothing at all.
The food we eat and the products we use should not contribute to human misery. While companies hold some blame, so do consumers who avoid dealing with the consequences of their purchasing decisions.
United Airlines faced a public relations nightmare when they dragged a man off a flight in 2017 – until the blame shifted back to the victim.
Combat modern slavery by spending your money in places that take the issue seriously.
Meat producers are lobbying in many states to keep the word 'meat' off labels of plant-based products like the Impossible Burger. But this may not clarify shoppers' choices.
Consumers are much more likely to recycle their waste after viewing messages showing the products it might turn into.
Your fashion choices can help build a sustainable future – here's how.
Pot taxes will change the ability of some to purchase recreational marijuana.