The FTC is probing claims made in a nonprofit report that says Amazon is misleading consumers about price bargains. Could this put the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods in question?
Go ahead, eat that pickle! Pass the salt. Eat a pickle! Add more anchovies to your salad! According to a new book by James DiNicolantonio, you can freely consume salt without worrying about your blood pressure and heart. In fact, too little salt can endanger your health. Show More Summary
" He’s a consumer of information, but not in the written form."
The same technology dynamics that drive other industries are impacting how we grow, distribute and consume food as well. That was one of the key messages to emerge from this year’s FOOD IT: From Fork to Farm event in Mountain View, California. Show More Summary
Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday. Frontier Airlines was fined $400,000 for violating oversales and disability rules, American Airlines $250,000 for...
Charging a vacation you haven’t budgeted for is somewhat common. About 46% of consumers surveyed said they had paid for a vacation by credit card.
A report finds that 43% of all alcohol consumed in the nation is illegal, produced under unregulated circumstances resulting in potentially dangerous concoctions.
When the first Internet-connected refrigerator was introduced, it cost $20,000 and consumers greeted the new product more as an oddity than a practical device for the home. But now that price points have come down and home technologies are becoming standard, consumers are warming up quickly to what the digitized kitchen can provide. Show More Summary
A decade ago, Marine Sgt. Brian Alvarado patrolled and supervised burn pits in Iraq, getting rid of everything from plastics and metals to chemicals and human waste. Today, he consumes food through a stomach tube,
MOSCOW, July 21 (Reuters) - Global pizza brands Domino's and Papa John's are preparing an assault on Russia's provinces, betting they can turn a profit far from Moscow as online card payments become more widespread and consumers get to know foreign brands better. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The balance of power in the food industry is shifting to tech-driven consumers, a major theme that was on full display during the opening day of this year’s FOOD IT: Fork to Farm event in Mountain View, California. “It’s really now the...Show More Summary
Macrophages, as their greek-derived name implies, are hungry white blood cells that consume all kinds of foreign and unwanted objects within the body. They are one of the primary methods that the immune system uses to fight off disease, and they work by checking the protein content on the exterior of cells to identify whether […]
As of last year, viewers began consuming more video content on mobile devices than computers -- and next year, overall ad spend will calibrate to reflect this shift. Global mobile video ad spend will grow 49% to roughly $18 billion in...Show More Summary
A set of four special-edition Hogwarts House patches have been created by PBTeen to celebrate the release of their Harry Potter themed home décor, in partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Producers. These patches are available to those attending San Diego Comic Con this weekend, and Leaky are hosting an exclusive giveaway of TEN sets of these special-edition patches...read more!
When people carelessly discard litter on roadsides and beaches, the trash suffocates and poisons animals who accidentally consume it. The post Meet the Teen Who Created Plastic Pollution Awareness Day appeared first on PETA.
A consumer group claims the online retailer lies about the savings it offers.
Consumer Watchdog argued that the deceptive list prices make Amazon prices look like a bargain, and asked the FTC to stop Amazon from buying Whole Foods while the deceptive discounting is occurring....The FTC's "Guide Against Deceptive Pricing" warns against using a "fictitious" or "inflated" list price for the purpose of making the price charged look like a bargain.
When you think of hybrids, you think of Toyota. The Prius reset expectations for what consumers could expect from fuel-economy and emissions when it arrived on the scene nearly 20 years ago. The Prius reset expectations for what consumers...Show More Summary
Facebook yesterday filed a patent detailing plans for a modular smart device. The patent shows off a design that would allow consumers to mix and match different hardware components compatible with a base frame. Information gleaned from the patent doesn’t make it clear whether this device is meant to be a smart phone or not. Show More Summary