Distillers Are Capturing San Francisco Fog To Make Vodka

For $134, you can buy a limited production bottle of vodka that has fog from the Bay area in it.

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Marketing Science: How Retailers Deal With Consumer Buying

Owning a business or selling a product, you can go to all the training you want, but figuring the moods and wants of the consumer can be challenging. Continue reading →

How America Fell in Love with Bacon Again

Bacon is booming in America at the tune of $4 Billion year in sales. Even the butchers I go to now are offering better prices at the counter for it than the package sitting on the freezer shelf.
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Ohio State vs Michigan: Economics of Tradition

As an Ohio State fan it pained me to even type out the “M” word for this blog post. Fans of this series call it “The Game”. Continue reading →

Walmart Challenges Amazon

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From Reuters –

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has informed managers of its roughly 5,000 stores across the United States that they can match prices with Amazon.com Inc and other online retailers, the head of the company’s U.S. business said on Thursday.

Greg Foran said the directive was meant to formalize a practice already in place in many stores. “About half of the stores were doing it anyway,” Foran said on a call with media following the reporting of its quarterly results.