1/20: Boom or Bust?

By John Sparks Each year when Beloit College releases its Mindset List about the traits of the entering freshman class, I am reminded of something I find myself saying more and more often … this is not the world I was born into. I am a classic Boomer born in 1947.  World War II was […]

Blue Jeans: A Reflection of the Times

The Guinness Book of Records lists an original pair of Levi Strauss & Co (USA) 501 jeans aged over 115 years old as most valuable.  It was sold by Randy Knight (USA) to an anonymous collector (Japan) for $60,000 (£33,230) through internet auction site eBay on June 15, 2005. What accounts for consumers’ willingness to […]