Ever wish you could theme your makeup around a specific fictitious character? Oh, not you either? Ok, so I am sure someone has. I am also sure that same person is probably thrilled to learn that they can soon purchase makeup themed around Disney villains. The branding mashup and the idea is brilliant. There are … Continue reading Disney Villains Are Now Makeup Themes
If Can't Believe It's Not burgers or fish was not enough, now KFC is bringing in Beyond Chicken. Vegetarians everywhere can celebrate. The meatless market is huge, as I have mentioned multiple times before now. People want meatless meat! If anything, this proves that theory true. Now is a great time to get into the … Continue reading Fast Food Is At It Again, Now KFC With Beyond Chicken!
In true David vs Goliath form, Olaplex took on L'Oreal in court over a patent dispute. Spoiler: David (Olaplex) won! It is not uncommon to hear stories of big business smashing small companies by stealing ideas. Court is almost always futile because they have a lot more money than your average bootstrapping, garage inventor. That … Continue reading The Patent Battle Gone Right: The Little Guy vs L’Oreal
If you want a good paying job for one day, Farmer Boys could really use someone to test bacon at their restaurant. They are paying $1,000. The Cali-based burger chain is obviously just using a marketing ploy to get noticed. Hint: It worked. They are accepting applicants via social media. All you have to do … Continue reading Intern Wanted: Bacon Tester?
Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?
It is only July 31st, so let us talk about our favorite fall holiday: Halloween! Starting last year, a petition started circulating to move the holiday from the 31st to the last Saturday of the month. Why? The weekend would make the holiday safer and more fun for kids. The petition has over 100k signatures, … Continue reading The Business Of Halloween: Does The Date Matter?
Trash is inevitable in today's world. However, it does not have to pollute our planet. A new startup, Sierra Energy, has raised $33 million dollars with one goal in mind: vaporize trash and turn it into clean energy! The company made the news mostly because of their financial backers, Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Mostly Bill Gates … Continue reading From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!