The wildfire outbreak is blamed for a 36% year-over-year drop in October hotel revenues in California's Napa Valley. Smith Travel Research reported a 22% decline in occupancy, with many cancellations extending into November.
Hiring freelancers can help small businesses handle tasks such as graphic design and social media marketing while potentially saving on overhead costs, writes Natalie Gagliordi, who discusses three popular freelancer marketplaces.
Embracing a cashless business model can help companies in several ways, such as by eliminating certain administrative tasks and discouraging potential thieves, writes Lou Friedmann of Bento for Business. However, there are downsides to consider.
The mummified remains of a man who lived about 2,000 years ago received a full CT scan at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. The scan helped doctors determine the man died of cancer, having had a malignant tumor on his fibula.