Sure, Valentine’s Day is the ultimate Hallmark Holiday, when restaurants are crowded and overpriced and people buy gifts …
In September, the stars align for consumers seeking sweet treats without having to open up their wallets.
We hear a lot about the high costs of being overweight—that, for instance, obesity adds $150 billion to our annual health care costs. Yesterday, though, at a casino in Florida, there was a financial bonus for being heavy: …
Now through February 14, when you buy a dozen donuts at Krispy Kreme, you’ll get a dozen free Valentine’s cards—and each card is good for a free donut.
The stumbling economic recovery has led many of us to rein in our expenses, even on necessities like diapers. But there are a few lucky sectors that benefit from a weak economy — things that let us escape, give us momentary …
Friday, June 3, is National Donut Day, and free donuts are being handed out at Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme locations all day.
Well then the gods would truly be smiling on Homer Simpsons everywhere. As things stand, upcoming faux holidays with free donut and free ice cream giveaways will have to suffice.
A new study tries to explain the complicated reasons for how people make decisions to consume everything from Doritos to hybrid cars, Victoria’s Secret lingerie to New Balance sneakers.
When one fad succeeds, you can be assured that similar ones will follow. New anti-energy drinks are being marketed as alternatives to (what else?) energy drinks like Red Bull, while designer donuts that cost $5 or $6 a pop are playing off the upscale cupcake craze.
This week, the donut and coffee chain made some hoopla by offering a few snack items for 99¢ during a trial run in Chicago only. Am I totally out of touch? Shouldn’t everything in Dunkin Donuts cost less than $1?
In light of the economic downturn, consumers have been scaling back—on food that’s actually good for them. Sales of potato chips and other quick-payoff snacks are way up, and even though people are cooking at home rather than dining out to save money, what they’re preparing in the kitchen is more likely than ever to involve a microwave oven.