PRAIRIE FARE Beware of Pester Power and Grocery Store Layouts
"We don't have any of this!" my daughter announced as she stood eye-to-eye with the cartoon character on a box of cereal at the grocery store. She was about 4 at the time.
"We have plenty o... Posted on 3/8/13 at 12:45 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Review: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw...
Fiona Apple may produce albums with ridiculously long titles, but I wish she would also make longer albums.
Don't get me wrong. Her latest effort, which came out earlier this year, is wonderful. I ju... Posted on 7/25/12 at 6:53 PM
STAFF BLOG SIMPLY CHILLED It Just Is...
About a year ago, this could have been a lineup that could have won at the Minnesota state hockey tournament.
These days, however, they're shooting for something greater. A Western Conference title w... Posted on 4/10/12 at 12:00 PM
THROUGH THE LENS Questions I Have Been Asked
These are questions I get asked quite commonly! A lot of times this week! This might get wordy! Grab some coffee or a nice beverage of your choice and sit back and enjoy!
I am one of those people t... Posted on 1/12/12 at 9:55 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Customer Service Matters
I expect good customer service.
Anyone who knows me well knows that I have high expectations on the customer service industry. When I pay for a product - of any kind - I expect to be treated well. It... Posted on 11/10/11 at 6:00 AM
Apple has a new iPhone, two new iPads and three new PCs as it heads into the holiday quarter, the biggest selling season of the year. But, paradoxically, it expects these new gadgets to bring down its profits compared to last year.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for Apple said Tuesday that Samsung was having a “crisis of design” after the launch of the iPhone, and executives with the South Korean company were determined to illegally cash in on the success of the revolutionary device.
NEW YORK — For most of the year, Apple has propelled the Nasdaq composite index forward. The stock climbed from $405 at the start of the year to more than $630 last week, and the Nasdaq easily beat the gains of other indexes.
Christina Rexrode, Associated Press
, April 17, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and 15 states sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by adding $2 to $5 to the price of each e-book.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is finally acknowledging that it has more money than it needs. But don't expect it to cut prices on iPhones and iPads. Instead, the company said on Monday that it will reward its shareholders with a dividend and a share buyback program.
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