Thrift Land USA, a for-profit company, has reached a $700,000 settlement over fraudulently representing themselves as a clothing donation charity. Owner, Carl Vella made approximately $10 million during 2013 and 2014 by selling the donated clothing to buyers in Jordan, Mexico, and other countries. New York prosecutor and Attorney General …Read More »
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Black Friday: a frenzied, helter-skelter day where stores open early, line-ups are long, and both customers and retail workers alike feel excruciatingly overwhelmed. It’s the busiest shopping day of the year, yet some retailers are making the bold decision to stay closed on Black Friday. On Monday, the popular outdoors …Read More »
When Oprah announced last week, “I believe in the program so much I decided to invest in the company and partner in its evolution,” share prices of Weight Watchers – for that is the company she is talking about – skyrocketed. Oprah had bought her shares at $6.79, but in …Read More »
Steve Jobs, the highly anticipated biopic starring Michael Fassbender as Apple Inc.’s enigmatic co-founder and CEO, has made its box office debut and is surprising Hollywood analysts with its low numbers. After a successful limited release, Universal Pictures expanded the film’s release to over 2400 theaters, but only made back …Read More »
Pop-Tarts is gearing up to release five “new” limited edition flavors over the next few months; only, the majority of the flavors that were announced seem to be recycled from previous years. The first limited edition flavor to be released is Chocolatey Caramel, which will feature a chocolate tart filled …Read More »
Recent popularity of The Lego Company’s first original film, The Lego Movie has caused the toy company to experience huge global demand for its toys and products, and may result in consumers experiencing shortages of the product during the upcoming holiday season. Lego has replaced Ferrari as Forbes’ most influential …Read More »
On Monday, well-known philanthropist Oprah Winfrey bought a 10 percent stake in the weight management program Weight Watchers and earned $70 million in one day.The company’s stock has been sinking for years, but after the news broke that Oprah was weighing in, the stoke doubled in a single day of trading. …Read More »
Amazon is America’s largest online retailer, and is currently suing more than 1,000 people that have allegedly been paid to post fake reviews on the site. Amazon was made aware of this problem a number of years ago, and has recently targeted the persons responsible. Finding people that are willing …Read More »
According to a report by the research firm Gartner, the percentage of women taking on the job of Chief Information Officers has remained at 14% since 2004. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of the best-selling book Lean In and passionate advocate of gender equality in the technology sector, in …Read More »
On a recent episode of Shark Tank, LOLIWARE caught the attention of the Sharks and persuaded Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran to buy 25 percent equity in the company for $600,000. The Sharks all seemed very enthusiastic and interested in the LOLIWARE business. Jake B from Empty Lighthouse Magazine reported …Read More »