Keeping Up with the Amazonians

Much like those crazy Kardashians, Amazon is always up to something. It’s hard to keep up with the constant stream of new information that we receive almost daily about the internet retail giant. Since we haven’t talked Amazon in quite … Continued

Diet Coke Has Success in the Can

Q:  What do you do if your business hasn’t grown since 2010? A:  Something different. Diet Coke has finally burst through the carbonated ceiling, recording its first North American quarterly sales volume growth since late 2010.  This growth was mainly … Continued

A Rising Tax Lifts All Ships…or Just One?

There is a big decision coming this week in the Supreme Court. The state of South Dakota will be arguing for the Court rescind a decades-old ruling that businesses must have a physical presence on the ground in a state … Continued

Wayfair Introduces Way Day

Attention self-styled interior designers everywhere: Wayfair has announced this week that it is introducing its own shopping holiday, à la Amazon’s Prime Day and Alibaba’s Singles Day. They are calling it Way Day (they clearly called in the brain trust … Continued

The High Price to Pay on Discounted Beauty

As the old saying goes, you get what you pay for. And if you’re paying a lot less for beauty products, you may be paying for it in otherways. Last week the Los Angeles Police Department seized $700,000 worth of … Continued

Jet vs. Amazon: Spring Cleaning Basket

Walmart is in an ongoing battle to compete with Amazon in eCommerce sales (even though Walmart doesn’t really stand a chance against the behemoth when it comes to online growth). With Walmart being the leader in brick-and-mortar sales and Amazon … Continued

Putting the “Green” in Green Jacket

Patrick Reed receives his Green Jacket after finishing 15 under par at the 2018 Masters tournament. With his tap-in par on the 18th hole on Sunday, Patrick Reed of the US secured his first major win at this year’s Masters … Continued

Thrive Market Adds Perishables

Source: The conventional grocery industry – which, between Lidl, Amazon and Whole Foods, has been experiencing an assault on all fronts for some time now – was just delivered another blow this week when Thrive Market added meat and … Continued