The Decline of the Television

At first glance, all I could think of was “Why? They keep releasing all these fancy new TVs (3D, HD, LCD, Plasma, etc) each year?” However, while reading the article, I could see why. I watch most of my regular shows via laptop/internet because the DVR is always full, so I only use my TV to watch sport events or news.
Do you use your TV the same now as you did 5 years ago?

 

Ownership of TV Sets Falls in U.S.

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Discarded analog television sets in Florida. Analog was rendered obsolete in the switch to digital broadcasting in 2009.

By BRIAN STELTER
Published: May 3, 2011

For the first time in 20 years, the number of homes in the United States with television sets has dropped. The Nielsen Company, which takes TV set ownership into account when it produces ratings, will tell television networks and advertisers… READ MORE
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/03/business/media/03television.html

Size??? Depends on the store…


I don’t know about you, but I hate shopping for pants. Why? Because I never know what size I am and how each brand will fit me. For me tops aren’t hard to shop for, but pants… FORGET IT. When I find a pair that fit, I buy a few pairs so I don’t have to go through the process again any time soon. Now only if the fashion industry would create some sort of sizing rules that would make things easier…

 

 

One Size Fits Nobody: Seeking a Steady 4 or a 10
By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
Published: April 24, 2011
In one store, you’re a Size 4, in another a Size 8, and in another a Size 10 — all without gaining an ounce. It’s a familiar problem for many women, as standard sizing has never been very standard…
Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/25/business/25sizing.html

AICI-N.Y.Chapter Enriches Certificate Program

 

Did you know that Image Consulting is our oldest Professional Development Certificate program? How about the fact that Image is the first certificate program to be available on-line?

Are you aware that all of our Image instructors are members of AICI, an international group of hundreds of successful image professionals throughout the world?  And now….

The first ever “Completion award”  in non-credit programs has been made possible  by an Annual $2000 donation from the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) NY Tri-State chapter!

On March 21st, AICI officers lead by  President Jacqueline Peros and Terry Murray, award project facilitator presented Professional Studies Managing Coordinator Joan Volpe and John Harvard Reid of the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries a $1000 check to be given to a top Image student who completes the certificate  program by June 30 and follows the award guidelines.

A second check for $1000 will go to someone who completes in the Fall semester.  Image students check out award requirements on the  FIT/CPS web page: www.fitnyc.edu/professionalstudies. Go to Image Consulting cert. info.

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