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
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!
We all know some famous pairings. Pen and paper. Cake and ice cream. How about pizza and wings? As a matter of fact, most major pizza companies sell wings as a side. They accompany the existing finger food nicely without much added equipment. Easy profit with minimal effort, right? The history behind the pair goes … Continue reading Nothing Goes Together Like… Pizza and Wings?
Entrepreneurs with a creative mind can do anything. One such person has found a way to promote conversation and genuine meals by giving away free pizza to those who surrender their phone during their meal! This is an amazing example of self promotion. The pizzeria is promoting quality time among diners, but they are also … Continue reading Surrender Your Phone, Get Free Pizza: Using a Marketing Hook to Promote Sales
A grocery store in Vancouver, BC recently rolled out a collection of plastic bags meant to shame shoppers into using reusable bags, and failed miserably. Their lineup of 3 bags are now sought after by those who love the humor behind it. While the grocer may be disappointed the shaming did not work, there is … Continue reading Grocer’s Plastic Bag Shaming Backfires
The Impossible Burger has received a lot of press as of late. There is a lot of talk about how good it tastes, and its move into fast food. A new contender has popped up, however. It is from Nestle and called the 'Awesome Burger'. The name alone makes it obvious who it is going … Continue reading There is a New Competitor in the Plant-Based Burger Industry
Ever wonder why grocery stores mist their produce? It may not be for the reasons you think. Misting produce does not keep it fresh. It is all about aesthetics and money. Wet produce appears more fresh. The water also helps the produce become and remain plump. As most of it is actually sold by weight, … Continue reading The Real Reason Fresh Produce is Misted: More Money