Even after the Supreme Court essentially legalized gay marriage nationwide, gay rights remains a hot button and contentious political issue. Some companies, like Starbucks and Chick Fil A, have come out strongly on one side or the other of the issue. Others have been a bit more circumspect, donating to this cause or that one, […]
Processed foods globally should see a year-over-year growth of about 1.6% moving from the 2016 value of $4.6 trillion to $4.675 trillion in 2017. Though from one type of food to another growth patterns can differ widely. We all know that food can be about a lot more than sustaining the body; for many it’s […]
If you get your coffee at the store rather than through the drive-thru, the price of a cup may have just gone up. Smucker, the company which owns popular brands such as Folgers, Café Bustelo and owns the rights to sell Dunkin’ Donuts branded coffee in grocery stores recently announced plans to raise prices across […]
In 2016 Maybelline and CoverGirl both made a leap by announcing male models as spokesmen for their makeup brands via social media. A first. They say putting on makeup isn’t gender specific. Men wearing makeup isn’t really new, but it’s still not seen as common. David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Boy George, and others have worn makeup […]
Internet Marketing and e-commerce powerhouse Market America | SHOP.COM is hosting its renowned World Conference this week in Miami where a sold out crowd of entrepreneurs dubbed UnFranchise Owners (UFOs) are soaking in one of the largest business conferences of the year. The conference draws UFOs from around the world for three days of high energy, […]
Can you imagine a future of flying in which a window seat wasn’t an option? That’s just one of the considerations being put into play at an Airbus idea hub in Silicon Valley. The end goal is to completely transform the airplane cabin, so the entire flight experience is different, and, Airbus hopes, better.
Portland Communications Picks Up Henry Cook as Associate Director Henry Cook, former SpAd and Vote Leave adviser (Brexit) for Michael Gove, has been named as the new associate director for UK PR firm Portland Communications. Cook will be working with Victoria Dean’s unit giving businesses advice relating to the Leave vote opportunities available. The addition […]
You’ve seen the labels all over the snack aisle: “may contain traces of tree nuts” or “made in the same factory as peanuts” … warnings meant to convey caution to those who may have peanut allergies or other health issues that can be exacerbated by nuts. Now, reports are surfacing that claim this good faith […]