Lemonade.com helps Internet users (like me) create kiosks, or virtual lemonade stands, which can then be placed on Facebook and MySpace pages, among others. Lemonade works like a master catalog that includes items from 250 online retailers, including Zappos.com, iTunes and Walmart.com. The startup is based in South Norwalk, Conn., and is the creation of […]
According to Business 2.0, Fred Franzia, CEO of Bronco Wine, the nation’s fourth-largest wine company, is fighting a war against pretentiousness. Hating pretentiousness isn’t just a business plan. It’s Franzia’s entire identity. His office is a wood-paneled trailer with carpet holes repaired with duct tape that looks like it might house the night manager of […]
Neil Dingman, a mortgage consultant in Minneapolis and an iPhone owner, was unexpectedly charged $852.31 by AT&T recently. According to Dallas Morning News, Dingman took his iPhone on a European vacation. For the 14 days he was there, he used it only a handful of times and had expected to see just a small increase […]
Neiman Marcus is promoting its 100th anniversary via a video on YouTube. Neiman executives told Ad Age it’s an unorthodox move, but they think there’s a place for their luxury brand on the video-sharing site. “Like with anything, you hear people in meetings say, ‘Did you see the thing on YouTube?’” said Ginger Reeder, VP-corporate […]
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