The holiday season is a joyous time of year—but it’s not without potential consumer hazards. Our gift to our readers: a roundup of NCL’s best holiday advice. >>>
There’s something about the winter holidays that can simultaneously fill a person with gratitude and enthusiasm alongside anxiety and exhaustion. Adding that the winter holidays coincide with cold and flu season and the time of the year with the least sunlight, it’s no wonder that general anxiety levels are high for many people at this time of year.
As Americans return to the workplace next Monday after the long holiday weekend, many will spend a portion of their day surfing the Internet for deals from online retailers. Monday, December 2 -- “Cyber Monday” – is what the retail industry claims to be one of, if not the, busiest Internet shopping days of the year, and with more and more consumers opting to avoid the mall, e-shopping next week is expected to be higher than ever. Spending on Cyber Monday is expected to be in the billions of dollars.
Kelsey Albright has joined NCL staff as the Linda Golodner Food Safety and Nutrition Fellow, named for NCL’s president emeritus. Kelsey is a recent graduate of Cornell University, and she is originally from Maine, New York. Find out more about Kelsey in this Q&A.