Buying in bulk is great if you can consume it all, of course. But what if you can’t? Quantity discounts, used appropriately, are one of the pillars of frugal living. Why go to the store for one smallish package of toilet paper when...Show More Summary
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The “we can do no wrong since we already got people sick” trading patterns in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) are continuing unabated after the company reported second quarter earnings that showed a tepid traffic recovery. AsShow More Summary
The great tragedy of the moment is not rooted in the Republican Party’s self-cannibalization. It’s in a Democratic Party that “successfully” suffocated responsible answers to the crises consuming our world.
By Shamus Lynsky of Portland, Oregon. Shamus is the executive director of the Oregon Consumer League. You can always count on two things to be true when it comes to Comcast: Their terrible customer service, according to real customers Their...Show More Summary
3D sound, it’s, ahem, all around you. From the look (or, rather, sound of it), hardware startups are convinced that the effect is set to be the next big thing in consumer audio, and Kickstarter, accordingly, is littered with headphones that promise a more immersive listening experience akin to the recent VR boom. Show More Summary
When bees swarm, a natural process when looking for a place to set up a new colony, they have the tendency to pick some strange locations as a temporary home. Case in point, this truck just chilling near a hotel in downtown Winnipeg. Read more...
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler today asked the country's major telephone providers to improve consumer tools for blocking robocalls. The FCC said robocalls continue to be one of the top complaints filed by consumers. Wheeler sent letters to AT&T, Bandwidth Comms, Frontier, Level3, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Show More Summary
Apple has reclaimed the top spot in the 2016 edition of the FutureBrand Index, which each year ranks the world's 100 biggest corporations according to their "perception strength," based on a survey of 3,000 consumers and professionals across 17 countries.
As the price keeps rising, pressure builds to reveal details of the return on this investment
When discussing consumerism from a socio-economic standpoint, the term "upward mobility" is always used. When consumers move up in economic class, money moves with them. I've
For years, consumer tech companies have dreamed of convergence — that is, the idea of one device being the nexus of all your computing needs. Basically, they’ve tried really hard to have you buy a smartphone (the computer you carry in...Show More Summary
As Chinese brands improve the quality of their products and start to level the playing field with big foreign rivals, could patriotic consumer trends derail the likes of KFC, Starbucks, and Apple?
Consumer interest group Digital Citizens Alliance has published a new report highlighting the connection between pirate sites and malware delivery. The group says that as many as one in three pirate sites are engaged in the practice,...Show More Summary
As a major producer and consumer of oil and gas, California can set the bar for reducing methane leaks. And today, the Golden State showed it’s up to the challenge, making a critical change in proposed rules aimed at cutting methaneShow More Summary
The new chemical safety law prompts EWG to list the highest-priority toxic chemicals that desperately need review.
The biggest news in energy policy circles this week was the release by federal regulators of a mid-term report on U.S. fuel-economy standards. The report delivered a bit of bad news: Instead of achieving the original, headline-grabbing...Show More Summary
LONDON — In the wake of the Brexit vote and the ensuing political madness that has consumed the UK for the past month, a curious story of success has emerged in the midst of the chaos. SEE ALSO: Enterprising girl uses Brexit to launch...Show More Summary
This week, Inc. editors and writers talk about the future of cybersecurity, a new startup connecting travelers with consumers, and interview the maker of app maker Toca Boca.