Food and Drug Administration issued a warning statement on July 19, about numerous health emergencies, mostly in midwestern states, caused by consumption of synthetic cannabinoid products laced with brodifacoum, an anticoagulant blood-thinning compound commonly used in rat poison. Hundreds of users of synthetic cannabinoid products typically sold in gas stations and convenience stores under various brand names such as "K2" and "Spice" have been treated for complications such as bleeding, and several people have died. Users of these products should be alert for bleeding and other symptoms like easy bruising, oozing gums, and nosebleeds and seek medical attention if they suspect they may have consumed contaminated drugs.
Hot Trends Top 10 Emerging Trends of the s The 21st century has been a wild ride so far, and it has only just begun. This is no idle exercise, but imperative for businesses intent on surviving the next decade and for policymakers struggling to adapt to profound changes in the way we live.
What are the emerging trends of the 21st century, the tipping points that have occurred since ? Many trends are important, but a handful stand out because of their far-reaching consequences. Trends and Projectionsa reference tool for trend trackers.
Using consequences as a measure of importance, these are the 10 most important emergent trends of the s. The decline began long before the Great Recession, and it has hit the American middle class hard. The political repercussions of the resulting economic anxiety are well known. To rub salt into the economic wound of waning incomes, household net worth collapsed with the Great Recession as the housing bubble burst.
Median household net worth fell 40 percent between andafter adjusting for inflation. The homeownership rate peaked in The number of homeowners peaked in Bythere were 1.
The homeownership rate in was the lowest since Majority acceptance of gay marriage: The percentage of Americans who support the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry climbed from just 31 percent in the first year the General Social Survey asked the question to 59 percent in Rarely has massive social change occurred so rapidly.
Increase in health insurance coverage: The percentage of Americans without health insurance fell to a record low inthanks to the Affordable Care Act. Although still reviled by many, the ACA has grown in popularity now that Americans better understand the alternatives.
The Millennial generation is postponing marriage longer than any previous cohort of young adults.
Delayed marriage has contributed to other emerging trends—the decline of homeownership, the baby bust, and population loss in nonmetropolitan areas. The number of births in the U. Since then, births have fallen in nearly every year and have been stuck below 4 million since Fertility rates are at a record low for women under age 30, with Hispanic fertility falling the most.
The steep decline in Hispanic fertility may delay by a few years the coming minority majority forecast for the s. The life expectancy decline: Life expectancy at birth fell in for the first time since All of the decline was due to rising death rates among people under age City growth and rural decline: Urban centers have been experiencing a resurgence, thanks to Millennials seeking job opportunities.Emerging Trends in Rural Marketing: By S.
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Professor, MBA Department A. Peer Mohamed Ariff Chief Accounts Officer M. Ravichandran Librarian. The 4 P’s of rural marketing which is a hit in the cities might not work in the rural areas. To promote brands in rural markets require special dealings.
Consumers have graduated to branded products with increased affordability as a result of increasing rural income. The overall objective of CREATOUR is to develop and pilot an integrated approach and research agenda for creative tourism in small cities and rural areas in Portugal, developing strong links within and amongst regions.
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Sometimes, rural marketing is confused with agricultural marketing – the later denotes marketing of produce of the rural areas to the urban consumers or industrial consumers, whereas rural marketing involves delivering manufactured or processed inputs or services to rural producers or consumers.