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Mobile Recruiting: The Key To Your Next Job Could Be In Your Pocket

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Menopause: A Gold Mine For Marketers, Fewer Payoffs For Women

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The weight training center at Anytime Fitness in Michigan in December. The company started using scent marketing four years ago. Danielle Duval/MLive.com/Landov hide caption

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The number of catalogs mailed in the U.S. peaked in 2007, according to the Direct Marketing Association. It's come down since then, but last year it reached 11.9 billion. NPR hide caption

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Here's Why Retailers Keep Sending You Catalogs

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Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

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The FDA is expected to determine whether e-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco products later this month. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Melissa Block's Coverage Of The E-cigarette Industry

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When the Hahn Family switched their Pinot Noir to this label, the wine started flying off the shelves. Tucker & Hossler/Courtesy of CF Napa Brand Design hide caption

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If you look carefully, you'll see that the labels on bottles of Stolichnaya vodka sold outside Russia (like these in New York City) read "Premium Vodka," not "Russian Vodka." Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival hide caption

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Popular online games like FarmVille use powerful reward systems to get players to spend real-world money on virtual items. Zynga/AP hide caption

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Online Marketers Take Note Of Brains Wired For Rewards

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Can You Help Me Tie My Shoe? Researchers found that when study participants were asked an unusual request, they were more likely later on to perform a favor. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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