The Dollar Store VS Traditional Grocers: The Good and Bad

Dollar stores saw their biggest boom during the most recent recession. People wanted to save money, and they helped them do exactly that. The local dollar store is a great way to find what you want at prices few can beat. So, why are they so bad? The argument is that they are killing traditional … Continue reading The Dollar Store VS Traditional Grocers: The Good and Bad

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Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?

I have never been a fan of the Goodwill store brand. Their products are donated. They do not donate any of their donated products to help people in need. Their prices range by region, but often they charge prices near retail value for preowned products. They barely pay minimum wage and they only offer part-time … Continue reading Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?

From Impossible Burgers To Impossible Fish? Why Not!

Well, vegetarians on the coast now have a reason to rejoice: the Impossible Fish is now on its way! Seriously, fans of the Impossible Burger should be happy to know that more meatless meat products are on the way. This simply proves the meatless market is not yet done growing. While I am not a … Continue reading From Impossible Burgers To Impossible Fish? Why Not!

Mountain Dew’s Big Michigan Mishap

Recently Mountain Dew released a new ad campaign that failed to recognize one big feature: The U.P. belongs to Michigan, not Wisconsin! Michigander's, more specifically Yooper's, spoke up loud and fast to correct their error. Just as quickly, Mountain Dew apologized by announcing a special edition U.P. Dew! This may mean very little to the … Continue reading Mountain Dew’s Big Michigan Mishap

AI That Tells Online Retailers Whether You Will Keep Or Return Products

How many of you will shop and let stuff sit in your online cart before making a final decision? I know I do. Now there is a program that will tell companies about the likelihood of whether you will keep or return. It is over 80% accurate, actually. The AI considers a lot of criteria … Continue reading AI That Tells Online Retailers Whether You Will Keep Or Return Products

Why Are Major Employers Paying For Education? Should You?

There is a trend among the bigger companies that is good for employees everywhere: They are assisting with school costs. Walmart has their $1 per day college tuition assistance. McDonald's even offers a large sum for those working enough part time hours to qualify. Their programs are helping people receive quality education. More so, they … Continue reading Why Are Major Employers Paying For Education? Should You?