Decluttering Your Life Is Not Just A Trend—It's Big Business

In a world obsessed with tidying, professional organizers like Marie Kondo are a rising commercial force.In a restaurant where the ceiling is a work of art and the books on the shelf are arranged by color, eBay is holding a promotional event for its new service, eBay Valet. On the tables—around which sit guests from magazines like InStyle and Redbook—are tiny, beautifully illustrated booklets of flashcards featuring organizing guru Marie Kondo's tips for tidying kids' stuff, "exclusive to eBay."Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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Presidential Memoirs Are Big Business. Will Anyone Buy Trump's?

Insiders say a book by President Donald Trump could be a tempting proposition for major publishers—but it may not be worth the cost. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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