Inauguration Day 2017 is being marked by protests in the capitol, and in Portland, Oregon, which saw days of rioting after the election, Nordstrom and Starbucks stores in the city center area are closing early after the inauguration for safety concerns. Show More Summary
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VIRGINIA POSTREL: Now’s the Time for Big-Box Stores to Embrace the 19th Century. “Department stores weren’t always dull places to buy things less efficiently than you can online. In the early days, their wonders included elegant tearooms, suitable for ladies who’d never frequent saloons. Stores held concerts and fashion shows. They provided playgrounds and nurseries. […]
Third Man opened up a record store in Detroit, and now they'll be the first label to operate "a fleet of brand new, environmentally efficient pressing machinery within a purpose-built manufacturing infrastructure." The Third Man vinyl pressing plant will officially open on 2/25 in Detroit's Cass Corridor neighborhood. According to a press release, "the facility…
CLEVELAND (WJW) - The FOX 8 I TEAM is investigating why it took Cleveland Police four-and-a-half days to release video of a woman being kidnapped from a store even as she was on the phone with 9-1-1. Police finally released the video...Show More Summary
Could the days of accidentally eating stickers off produce be over?
Today's Neologism "CorpUps" Davos is a sleepy ski town with a lovely winding main street. In the three days preceding the WEF annual meeting, many of the stores are emptied and teams do a complete renovation to turn them into Corporate Popups. Show More Summary
In a burst of transparency, one day after it made available some 13 million pages of archives documents online for the first time, on Wednesday the Central Intelligence Agency unveiled revised rules for collecting, analyzing and storing...Show More Summary
From the time a farmer harvests strawberries or green beans, they will last — at best — three weeks before they start to rot. It takes a week or two to reach the grocery store and then your fridge, giving you only a few days to eat them. A...Show More Summary
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Apple has announced that it is hiking App Store prices for users in the U.K. due to fluctuating exchange rates and taxation changes. Prices will go up by at least 25 percent within the next 7 days. Turkey, India, and other countries can also expect to see increases. That increase of at least 25 percent, which […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple is increasing its App Store prices for apps and in-app purchases by more than 25% in the UK as a result of the post-Brexit fall in the pound, 9to5Mac reports, and the changes will hit in the next seven days. It means that an app currently priced at £0.79 will increase to £0.99. Show More Summary
In celebration of Australia Day, Microsoft Store Sydney is giving away a Limited Edition Inflatable Xbox One S Controller. To win one of these inflatables, all you have to do is like the official Microsoft Store Facebook page, and tell them in 25 words or less ‘what your ideal Australia Day would be’. The most […]
The inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States in a few days is not only impacting the American political landscape, but has also sparked a cabinet shuffle in Canada. From an immigration point of view, Trump's policy related to "America first" as it is applied to jobs [...]
The Windows Store is full of entertaining games to pass the time with and platformers have been a staple source of time wasting fun since the early days of video gaming. These games require you to navigate around a series of platforms where you have to contend with a host of dangers. Show More Summary
Fabric Store | OH, USA Categories: At The Checkout Bad Behavior Tags: Fabric Store "Figures. These days, you'll hire anyone off the streets who can wield scissors." (Read more...) The post A Close-Knit Employee appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.
Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Food for Thought At the grocery store the other day, I marveled at the staggering number of brands that were assembled under a single roof, and I thought about the incredible journey that brought each of them together, from diverse factories and farms. Show More Summary
Trying to find out what’s open and what’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 can be a bit tricky. It’s an important day for stores, many of which are hoping to entice shoppers out with mid-winter deals. But as a federal holiday, most government offices will be closed. Show More Summary