50 Women Who Broke Barriers In The Business World

50 Women Who Broke Barriers In The Business World

The term “glass ceiling” was coined in the mid-1980s by management consultant Marilyn Loden. But long before the term existed, women faced all kinds of barriers to achieving occupational success outside the home. Many women were denied access to higher education in the English-speaking world until the 18th and 19th centuries. Census data shows women have consistently been paid less than men for decades or longer. Some women also feel that they’ve missed out on promotions or job opportunities because of their gender. Career success for women has … Read more

The Airlines With The Most Delays

The Airlines With The Most Delays

When you’ve already waited in line to check your luggage, waited to get through TSA screening, and then waited some more for overpriced coffee or bottled water, the last thing you want to do is wait even more for your plane to board and take off. The sad truth, however, is that air travel is a waiting game, especially if you fly with airlines or out of airports where delays are as commonplace as cramped onboard legroom and crying babies. Stacker went through data from the U.S. Bureau … Read more

How Each State Is Affected By E-Commerce Scams

How Each State Is Affected By E-Commerce Scams

While economies the world over suffered, slowed, and effectively stopped due to the pandemic, the fraud economy flourished. Experts estimated that the annual global cost of fraud in 2020 would total just over $5 trillion USD—more than the GDP of most countries. But those were pre-pandemic estimates, derived under pre-pandemic conditions and an old normal. Experts believe the actual total in our new covid-concurrent reality is much higher. In some areas around the world, rates of fraud rose by nearly 20%. The fraud economy, like any other, is … Read more

Most Popular Department Stores In America

Most Popular Department Stores In America

Americans have been shopping at department stores since the late 19th century for clothes, food, household goods, and more. Department stores have historically been anchor stores in malls or shopping centers, but today more of these retail outlets are standalone destinations for one-stop shopping for everything from cosmetics to lawn furniture and pet supplies. Stacker used YouGov ratings data to find the most popular department stores in the U.S. at the end of 2021. Percentages are from a nationally representative survey panel, where the score is calculated by … Read more

How Many Hours Are There In a Working Year? – Why Is It Important To Know?

How Many Hours Are There In A Working Year

If you are a part of a work culture where you work 5 days a week, you may be clocking in at least 8 hours per day in and day out all year round. However, have you ever wondered how many hours are there in a working year for you? Just how many hours do you work in a year? The question might have crossed your mind at one point if you had been part of the grind for many years. Or, if you have just started your … Read more