In the fast food world, the “limited-time offer” is a remarkably powerful thing. Why?
“Green Monday” — which is today, Monday, Dec. 10 — may not be the well-known phenomenon that Cyber Monday is. If the deals are as good as Cyber Monday’s, however, that won’t matter.
Some tax ‘loopholes’ are legal, but could nonetheless hurt firms’ image with consumers.
The deal announced this week between Square and Starbucks is exciting but worrisome. Square streamlines the transactions that define our everyday economic lives — just say your name and you’ve paid. Partnering with the coffee …
In a recent survey, roughly 15% of U.S. retailers offer digital gift cards that are truly mobile—meaning they can be used immediately for a purchase via smartphone. A major growth spurt for mobile gift cards seems to be in the works. In the same survey, 61% of retailers said they plan on offering such cards in the next three years.
Some say the best way to grieve over a loved one is by being around family and friends and remembering all the good times you shared with someone who’s passed. Maybe if this was 1998. A better way is to drink a cinnamon dolce …
A clever and, yes, creative new study suggests that moderate background noise is a better spur to innovative thinking than the sound of silence.
Starbucks has bounced back from the recession in a big way. Now the company is trying to figure out how it can do well for its shareholders and do good in the community at the same time.
Major fast food and coffeehouse chains are launching special discounts and promotions aimed to keep customers streaming in during the hot days and months ahead. Who says “happy hour” has to be limited to bars and restaurants that …