For retailers and consumer brands in general, Black Friday is not only ground zero for annual profitability, it’s also their digital performance baptism of fire as well. Every element of their omnichannel offering must line up perfectly, from web performance to ecommerce-centric personalization to in-store product availability.
Virginia for the Win is a series examining Virginia’s crucial role in the 2016 presidential race and national politics. War is a political act. Presidential campaigns are the ultimate in political warfare. With the terrorist attacks on Paris that claimed 130 lives and with Brussels in lockdown over what officials there say is an imminent terrorist […]
Will a European refugee crisis swing the U.S. presidential election?
A man wanted in the murder of his wife makes an outrageous claim - the U.S. wants to silence him for what he saw at Ground Zero
@TBPInvictus here As those who have been following along already know, Seattle has been ground zero for the minimum wage battle, having raised it earlier this year. Critics of the higher minimum – of any minimum at all, actually – have been twisting and torturing data in a pathetic attempt to prove the higher wage...Read More
The woman diagnosed with cancer from toxic fumes she inhaled rescuing cats and dogs from homes in the shadow of Ground Zero has died.
Black Friday grows like some tentacled, Lovecraftian beast, stretching out into Thanksgiving, the week before, and the week beyond, spreading deals wherever it goes. While the day after Thanksgiving is definitely ground zero for our annual shopping extravaganza, a number of retailers are turning the week before Black Friday into [...]
Firefighter Bob Alexander’s time on the Pile at Ground Zero left him with a an inoperable brain tumor that could eventually kill him.
For the past year, terrorist plot after terrorist plot has been tied back to Belgium. How did this tiny nation become ground zero?
It took nine years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks for Congress to guarantee healthcare for the firefighters, police officers, chaplains and others who fell ill as a result of toiling in the dusty ruins of ground zero. To those unversed in the partisan quarreling that defines today’s Congress,...
Just two decades ago, Oregon was ground zero for hateful anti-LGBTQ ballot measures. It was during these dark days that Basic Rights Oregon was formed by local activists to defend against these attacks and fight for fairness. Piece by piece, Basic Rights Oregon turned the tide on hate. Show More Summary
The University of Missouri became ground zero for the latest debate about political correctness, racism, and free speech on college campuses. The...
In the past year, we have extensively profiled the collapse of ground zero of Canada's oil industry, Calgary, as a result of the plunge in the price of oil, in posts such as the following: "Canada Crude Contagion: Calgary Home Prices...Show More Summary
PSN is offering decent discounts on some of this year’s top games. The second week of PlayStation Store’s double discounts sale continues with very good discounts on Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, Batman: Arkham Knight, God of War 3 Remastered and a few others. These offers are only valid across the European PSN. These […]
In Friday’s #DemForum, Bernie Sanders reiterated that to be truly successful, Democrats must reinstate the “50 State Strategy.” This letter is about that— rebuilding the Democratic party from the ground up— starting at ground zero for...Show More Summary
Memo to GOP candidates: New Hampshire cares about its heroin problem, not about ISIS.
Tomorrow San Franciscans vote on Proposition F—the so-called Airbnb initiative—the first time the “sharing economy” has faced such a big ballot test. The post San Francisco Is Ground Zero for an Airbnb Freakout appeared first on WIR...
A 9/11 cleanup worker who lost part of his foot at Ground Zero on Monday stood at the site of the terror attack and chided Congressman Bob Goodlatte, inset, for trying to water down a bill that would help first responders.
Woe is to Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County is in ground zero for a three way power struggle. In one corner is Milwaukee County Executive Emperor Chris Abele. Abele is a plutocrat's plutocrat who feels that because he got hundreds of millions of dollars from his daddy, he is everyone's superior. Show More Summary
I'm a sucker for spot porn and Japan is ground zero for that stuff. Stamp Skateboards has a rad minute and a half with Tomoharu Miyazato. I really dig the shove-it shifty in that last line.