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Youth Metro Sales

Youth furniture sales are expected to reach $7.06 billion by 2020, an 18.6% increase from the estimated $5.96 billion in 2015, according to the latest data from Kids Today and Easy Analytic Software Inc. See research details.

BLOGS

  • PBM Strategic Insights

    Strategic Insights

    PBM Strategic Insights

    July 18, 2017

    Crowdsourcing: A different way of doing business

    When companies crowdsource, they use an external group of people (a crowd) to obtain a needed service or idea. Different than outsourcing, crowdsourced work comes from an undefined public rather than a specific group. While first officially coined in a 2006 article by Wired magazine, the earliest example can be argued back to the mid-1800s with the collection of words for the Oxford English Dictionary when a group known as the Philological Society contracted more than 800 volunteer readers to collect words from all available books and document their usages. Click here to get complete details.

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  • PBM Strategic Insights

    Strategic Insights

    PBM Strategic Insights

    July 12, 2017

    Social media and the age of disconnectedness

    One of the paradoxes of our age today is that we are more connected than ever with each other through our screens, but more disconnected than ever in real life. As cultural analyst Sherry Turkle points out in a TED talk, we are settling for mere connection though our digital devices instead of real life communication with those around us. Click here for complete details.

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PHOTOS

  • LEGO KidsFest 9

    Images from the LEGO KidsFest

    The LEGO KidsFest brings hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building in an activity-filled event for kids and adults of all skill levels. It kicked off Feb. 19-21 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. 

    The tour will also take place April 8-10 at the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa.; May 13-15 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo.; June 3-5 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky.; Oct. 7-9 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee; Oct. 21-23 at the NRG Center in Houston; and Nov. 4-6 at the I-X Center in Cleveland.

    Here are images from Feb. 20 in Charlotte.

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