Wednesday, January 31, 2007

$$$uper Bowl Hangover, But Save Some For Valentine's Day Too

It costs employers $162 million for every 10 minutes workers spend:
* chatting about the Super Bowl
* checking the Internet about the Super Bowl
* planning who is going to buy the beer for the Super Bowl.

..So reports outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The company also says 6% of workers nationwide take the day off after the Super Bowl.

PS: Countdown To Cupid: Valentine's Day Spending To Grow 20%
Sarah Mahoney reports the average consumer will shell out $119.67 this year to celebrate Valentine's Day. Marketers are ready with ideas for young and old. - Read the whole story...

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