A look at who’s taking vacation days, the greatest office pet peeves, what drives e-commerce sales, and other intriguing statistics
Average number of vacation days employees receive annually:
Portion of Americans who typically don't use all of their vacation days: 34%
Average number of vacation days per U.S. employee that go unused: 3
Amount spent shopping online in the first quarter of 2011: $38 billion (up 12 percent from the previous year)
Share of online orders that include free shipping: 47%
Portion of customers who say they are at least somewhat likely to cancel their order if free shipping isn't offered: 61%
Employee personal habits that business owners find most annoying:
Amount of paper used in U.S. offices each year, in tons: 4 million
Number of sheets used by the average worker each year: 10,000
Environmental Protection Agency
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