Articles by Susan Sutton

U.S. Labor Force Not Optimistic

September 2, 2008
Just in time for Labor Day, the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers released “The Anxious American Worker.”
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INSIDE CI: Procrastination Doesn't Pay

September 1, 2008
The monthly roundup from Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.
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Marketing Genius: Hartstone Pottery's Innovative Trade-In Promotion

August 28, 2008
This is pure marketing genius. You get people to come to your shop. You show them the benefits of U.S.- vs. China-made ware. You give them a discount. You build life-long customer relationships. It’s absolutely brilliant!
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Clearing the Air in Pakistan

August 28, 2008
The Pakistan EPA is looking to reduce air pollution by encouraging Islamabad’s brick manufacturers to switch to natural gas.
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From the Studio: New Series will Highlight Individual Potters and their Work

August 26, 2008
We’re going to start a new series on the PPP Blog called From the Studio, and we need your help!
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Focus on Sustainability

August 26, 2008
We’ve all been hearing a lot about sustainability lately, but what can we actually do about it?
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Back-to-School Blues

August 25, 2008
Today is my daughter’s first day of school, and she is none too pleased.
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Friday Fun: No More Ice Cream Man?!?

August 22, 2008
Ohio’s Copley Township passed a ban this week on transient venders that will inadvertently bar all ice cream truck operations.
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Housing Market is no "Field of Dreams"

August 21, 2008
Kevin Costner got by quite nicely with the “If you build it, they will come” concept in the 1989 movie Field of Dreams. Not so with the current housing market.
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Pursuing a Sustainable Alternative

August 13, 2008
Recycled glass is used in glass, brick and tile manufacturing, but a major roadblock is that the type of glass needed is not often readily (or cheaply) available.
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