Urban Decay's promotion of its Razor Sharp eyeliner, with what it called "Razor Sharp Swatches," has drawn the ire of some of its consumers. At issue is a photo the brand tweeted of a model with color swatches on her wrist—which, given the name of the product, some saw as a reference to cutting. read more
A new study has found that your DNA could be responsible for your coffee cravings. The researchers analyzed genetic data from over 1,200 people in Italy who had to report how much coffee they consume throughout the day. The researchers … The post Coffee cravings may be in your DNA appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
By Michael Overell Who doesn't love a good underdog story? In the startup community, we're seeing a parade of underdog disruptors trying to change the way people work and live. And while we as consumers benefit from disruptive innovation...Show More Summary
The purchase of smaller and independent wineries by larger corporate entities is not without risk, but when these marriages are done right, the advantages for all parties involved, as well as consumers, can be significant.
Google and Apple have been at it since smartphones took over the tech world, but with the newest versions of their mobile software, which one has the upper hand? Read on how a general consumer would perceive the two.
I wrote back in April about how there has been an increased interest in predictive analytics ever since the 2008 recession. However, even with this added attention, most predictions remain largely inaccurate. No one seems to know where the economy is headed, including the Federal Reserve. A recent article by [...]
As a result of the overuse or misuse of antibiotics, antimicrobial resistant superbugs represent an extraordinary threat to global health. This threat is particularly great in India, the world's largest consumer of antibiotics and the country facing the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the world. read more
Chester v. TJX Cos., 2016 WL 4414768, No 5:15-cv-01437 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 18, 2016) When an opinion begins with the quote, “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means,” it’s not going to go well for the false advertising defendant. Show More Summary
Most retail banks recognize that customer loyalty is crucialto their business. But knowing which investments to make and where to focus management time and effort is not always straightforward. Consumers' perceptions of their banking experiences point the way. A Bain & Company survey of14,812 retail bank customersrevealed that mundane, everyday banking [...]
PowerEgg, a consumer drone that looks like a turret from Portal gone mad, has just been made available for global pre-order. True to its name it really does look like an egg, and […]
With the 10th-largest GDP, Canada has one of the biggest economies in the world. Here are 13 incredible facts about its economy, consumers, culture, and resources. Check them out below. About 500-600 moose-vehicle collisions are reported...Show More Summary
Claire Rowland examines how the IoT breaks direct manipulation, the UX convention underpinning most successful consumer interfaces. Continue reading Direct manipulation is broken: UX challenges in the IoT.
SAP and its HANA portfolio are aiming to ride along with a company that digitizes, personalizes, maps and analyzes food preferences for individual consumers.
Through trade pacts and institutions like the World Trade Organization, the United States has sought to rip down barriers to global commerce, including quotas and taxes on imports. Imports cut prices for consumers, and exposure to foreign competition makes American firms and the overall U.S. economy more efficient. [...]Show More Summary
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Chronicled, Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company, has launched an Open Registry for IoT, signaling a major step forward in the growth and interoperability of the consumer Internet of Things. Show More Summary
A new survey of 32 leading grocery chains about their in-store recall notification practices reveals policies so “woefully inadequate” that consumers may or may not hear about recalled food items, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Show More Summary
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active failed Consumer Reports and CNET dunk tests, revealing a manufacturing problem. Samsung will replace defective phones, but only if they fail for you.
On the question of whether a soda tax can actually reduce the amount of sugary drinks people consume, a new study finds the resounding answer is “yes.”
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Dorel Juvenile, of Columbus, Ind., has announced a voluntary recall of about 25,800 Safety 1st Step and Go Travel Systems because... The post RECALL: 25,800 Dorel Juvenile Safety 1st Strollers Due to Fall Hazard appeared first on Growing Your Baby.