Ohio Convenience Store Plays Classical Music To Curtail Loitering

Ohio Convenience Store Plays Classical Music To Curtail Loitering

The eternal dilemma for convenience store managers is how to rid the store of undesirable, customer-intimidating loiterers and panhandlers. Someone at a shop in Ohio may have figured out the secret: Play music that repels the unwanted wallflowers. [More]

IKEA In Beijing Is More Like A Giant Public Living Room

IKEA In Beijing Is More Like A Giant Public Living Room

On our last visit to IKEA earlier this summer, we noted with sadness how there was a certain GAP-like feeling about a lot of the merchandise, by which we mean it seemed dull and forgettable. But maybe we’ve been approaching shopping at IKEA the wrong way.