Send to KindleTweet The blues isn’t for everyone, but this Louisiana native and longtime Texas resident offers a sound that stirs the souls of many, be they in love with or indifferent about the soulful genre. Long John Hunter likely has his family’s sharecropper roots to thank for inspiration and musical ties to reference for [...]
Send to KindleTweet Maggie Hanus has been erasing her carbon footprint far before green became a fad. In 1995, she started the Austin-area small business, A Wild Soap Bar, making soap and other person care products, without using harmful chemicals such as parabens, sulfates and phthalates. She went further, and excluded filler ingredients such as [...]
Ethics As MarketingThe Charity Drink Development What: A growing number of beverage companies are using charity as the path to ethical business practices, with nonprofits as the beneficiaries.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:It used to be great package design and taste was the way to the American consumers’ hearts. Now it’s about two more things—innovative packaging and the charity element. Three brands featured below are among many whose main goal is to offer consumers an easy way to help less fortunate. Texas-based Project [...]
Send to KindleTweet On November 7, Trader Joe’s will open new stores in Nashville, Tennessee, and Clackamas, Oregon. Additional stores are planned in California, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Arizona. Saks Fifth Avenue announced plans to open a new, 28,000-square-foot Off 5th store in San Antonio, Texas, in the spring of 2009. The store will be at [...]
Send to KindleTweet U.S. law enforcement officials at the federal, state and local levels arrested 80 people involved in street gangs across Massachusetts, according to The Conservative Voice. Those arrested represent 24 violent gangs that all include members of foreign descent. All possess criminal records and most of the members risk deportation from the United [...]