Teavana: The Facts, The Bent Truths, and My Opinion

Starbucks stole the spot light at the end of July announcing that they would be shuttering all 379 of their newly acquired Teavana locations.  This comes in a long line of not so much failed as abandoned ventures by this coffee giant.  There was first the handcrafted sodas of 2012 and then coffee delivery concept… Read More

5 Things We Can Take From That Unicorn Frappuccino Craze

This Sunday marks the sour end of the whimsical craze that started this past Wednesday.   For 5 days that simply magical purple and blue beverage has consumed our Instagram feed, dominated twitter trends, and pissed off quite a few Facebook divas users.  But through all the chaos of glee, gluttony, and wrath comes five unanticipated concepts we can grow from.… Read More

News Done My Way: Week 39 Edition

More Options when Paying By Smartphone at Macy’s It’s the next obvious step, actually I’m personally surprised it has taken this long.  Pay Pal will now be an accepted payment option when shopping in-store at Macy’s.  I’m certain many retailers will be there to follow.  Crazy to think back to the Ebay exclusive years and… Read More

Starbucks Mission Statement

“Our mission: to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.”Apr 9, 2013 While out running errands today I stopped into Starbucks for my daily afternoon pick me up.  I always drive thru as I normally have the girls, but today I found myself in the… Read More

Shop Girl for Public Office 2020

I figure I don’t quite have the following to compete with Kanye for the popularity contest that was once known as a presidential election.  My boy ‘Ye is a real forward thinker, he won’t run for the presidency now but instead think for the future, in 2020.  But under the the first lady-ship of a Kardashian I don’t… Read More