Almost 22% of adults own a tablet computer, double the 11% who had a tablet a year ago, and 64% of tablet owners say they use the device to access news at least weekly, according to a new study from Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group. Smartphone ownership was 44%, up from [...]
Savage Designs(TM) has released its first fashion and beauty collection including a complete line of ready-to-wear designs made from wild plant materials like stinging nettles, milkweed fibers, among other plants and Medicinal Clothing which has been infused with highly concentrated, wild medicinal plant dyes. The line includes the first, all-natural, organic hair extensions, Jungali DreadsTM [...]
When you say your first hello and present your business card, you’re offering up a little piece of yourself – but with an NFC card it can be a great big piece. MOO.com, the online printer and branding resource, believes there is a “Third Side” to the business card—one that brings together both your online [...]
Liberty Tax Service will operate kiosks in more than 300 Walmart stores from early January through April 16. The company already occupies year-round office space in about a dozen Walmart Supercenter stores around the country, said John Hewitt, founder and CEO of Liberty Tax. Liberty Tax operated 30 to 40 seasonal kiosks in Walmart stores [...]
Meet Carolina Furniture, a socially conscious and environmentally friendly handcrafted furniture company in North Carolina. According to the company, “We put loads of TLC into each stylish and functional heirloom quality product we create at our workshop. Since our founding in January 2011, our handsome designs have been purchased by reality television stars, a Trump Tower [...]
The Beef Jerky Outlet stores in the Smoky Mountains did banner business throughout this past fall color season. The authentic beef jerky sold at the outlet stores is certainly one of the highlights of a Smoky Mountain tour. The four Beef Jerky Outlet stores in Kodak, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg are located on the [...]
Russel Wright’s 1937 American Modern line of dishes and tableware has been a popular mainstay in homes for decades. The designs are manufactured by Bauer Pottery in Los Angeles, California.
Leave it to entrepreneurs to come to the rescue. Lifelong fear of needles develops in childhood, usually around age 5 years. To combat fear and pain, press Buzzy’s® natural pain relief of icy numbing and tingly vibration to block transmission of sharp pain on contact. In the same way that rubbing a bumped elbow helps [...]
Former chef Steve Ells opening his first burrito business in 1993. He continued to fine-tune his operation until it blossomed into Chipotle Mexican Grill. He is meticulous about sourcing fine ingredients that are grown naturally in a sustainable way. His efforts have changed the fast-food industry forever.
Bre Salerno launched her own shop on Etsy.com called Bre’s Boutique and says anyone can start their own business right at home if they have a passion for a product or service and can find a vehicle to help market or distribute it. For Bre, Etsy’s global handmade marketplace was the perfect venue. Bre used [...]
Ken Carbone and Leslie Smolan, founders of independent branding agency the Carbone Smolan Agency (CSA), have worked with such iconic brands as the Louvre, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Aether. This year, Ken and Leslie are celebrating the 35th anniversary of their partnership with the release of Dialog: What Makes a Great Design Partnership. CSA’s success [...]
QR codes are everywhere – from billboards to buses and TV, but how useful are they to the general consumer? FinderCodes uses the proliferated technology in an easy—and actually useful—system that helps solve the common problem of lost personal items. QR codes are a valuable, yet under-utilized tool, and FinderCodes has adapted them to fit [...]