Pricey moderation: Despite economists' concerns, inflation...

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March 30, 1997

Pricey moderation: Despite economists' concerns, inflation has been moderate for some time -- even for some of the pricier things in life. The people who make Moet & Chandon champagne looked at the cost of several high-priced items and found they were generally stable in 1996. A pound of Teuscher chocolate truffles was $49, the same as in 1995. A Rolex watch that cost $15,900 in 1995 remained at that price.

No funny business: If potential customers and clients don't leave messages on your answering machine, maybe it's because you don't sound so hot. That's the suggestion of Home Office Computing magazine, which says to forget trying to be funny or cute, unless it fits the image you're trying to project.

Pub Date: 3/30/97

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