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LG Tracks Apple With Luxury Smartwatch

South Korean consumer electronics maker LG Electronics Inc. has launched a new luxury smartwatch, tracking its chief competitor Apple Inc. The smartwatch is based on LG’s latest wearable, the Urbane Watch, and features a 23-carat gold case with an alligator leather strap. Show More Summary

Early Look at 2016 Cost-Of-Living Adjustments and Maximum Contribution Base

The BLS reported this last week:The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) decreased 0.3 percent over the last 12 months to an index level of 233.806 (1982-84=100). For the month, the index was essentially...Show More Summary

Online Sales Leading Toward Smaller, Urban Warehouses

CBRE Inc. says retailers are looking at distribution centers close to e-commerce consumers, spurring demand for warehouses in urban areas.

Can Urban Beekeeping Projects Save Our Food System? Foodie Underground

ColumnIn the face of colony collapse disorder, can urban beekeeping projects help us save bees, and our food system? Did you know that 70 out of the top 100 food crops that humans consume — which are responsible for supplying about 90...Show More Summary

Twitter Users Make Fun of Urban Outfitters Pricey Junk

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Urban Outfitters recently and rightly received some consumer pushback over charging $8.00 for the above ponytail holder, the likes of which is available at any dollar store. When a Twitter user started the dialogue by posting the photo above and commenting on it being overpriced, it launched the hashtag #UrbanOutfittersBeLike. Show More Summary

California Just Cut Its Water Use In A Major Way

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In the households of drought-stricken California, something finally clicked. This May, the last month in which water conservation was voluntary, urban water users consumed 28.9 percent less water than in May 2013, the State Water Resources Control Board announced Wednesday. Show More Summary

California Just Cut Its Water Use In A Major Way

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In the households of drought-stricken California, something finally clicked. This May, the last month in which water conservation was voluntary, urban water users consumed 28.9 percent less water than in May 2013, the State Water Resources Control Board announced Wednesday. Show More Summary

CPI increased 0.4% in May, Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 267,000

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index wasShow More Summary

BLS: CPI increased 0.1% in April, Core CPI increased 0.3%

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index declined...Show More Summary

BLS: CPI increased 0.2% in March, Core CPI increased 0.2%

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index declined...Show More Summary

Urbantech Startups and the Cities of the Future

As urbanization increases, so does the need for smarter solutions in order to serve the needs of this increased population. Startups are using technology and innovation to sell directly to consumers in order make cities more efficient and sustainable. Meet some of the urbantech startups redesigning cities over the next in the next decade.

BLS: CPI increased 0.2% in February, Core CPI increased 0.2%

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index...Show More Summary

Ikea for Farming: Flat-Pack Hen House, Worm Bin, Beehive

5 months agoHobbies / Crafts : Make: Knitting

As many of us become more concerned and aware of the foods we are consuming, urban farming has taken off as not only a way to produce healthy foods, but also to help produce foods in a more economical and environmentally-friendly fashion. Show More Summary

Luciano Pia’s incredible urban greenhouse protects against air and noise pollution in Turin

When Luciano Pia undertook to design a five-storey, 63 unit residential apartment building in Turin, he sought to break from the homogenous urban development that was consuming the area. What resulted was 25 Verde, an extraordinary urban treehouse that blurs

Russell Simmons Discusses His Argyleculture Fall 2015 Collection

Russell Simmons created Argyleculture with the Urban Graduate in mind -- a term coined by its founder that defines an emerged male and female consumer born and bred in the hip-hop culture, now mature and successful in his or her own right. Show More Summary

Noocity Growbeds enable urban agriculture in any space – now available via Indiegogo

Concern regarding the origins of the products we consume is increasing, and cities like New York, São Paulo, and Paris are filled with mini-markets for organic produce, street fairs with local producers, and even urban gardens on top of buildings. A Portuguese

Urban Headwinds, Suburban Tailwinds

Although home prices are rising faster in urban neighborhoods, population is growing faster in suburban neighborhoods. Consumer preferences and the aging of the population are tailwinds for suburban growth; so are falling oil pricesShow More Summary

Urban Engines Takes The Power Of Its Transit Platform To Consumers With A Smart Offline Maps App

As a part-time urban planning nerd, I love visualizations of buses, trains and cars pulsating through cities. Now with more data available through smartphones, emergent logistics platforms like Uber and eventually Internet-connected and self-driving cars, it’s inevitable that software will become indispensable in managing and and making mass transit more efficient.… Read More

Asset Price Deflation Coming Up? Food Prices About to Drop? CPI About to Go Negative? Credit Deflation?

When inflation alarmists want to convince everyone the dollar is about to become worthless, they post this chart of the CPI.CPI - Urban Consumers - All Items - IndexInflationists claim that is a trend to oblivion. And actually it is....Show More Summary

BLS: CPI decreased 0.4% in December, Core CPI Unchanged

From the BLS: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.4 percent in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items indexShow More Summary

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