Monthly Archives: July 2012

"Man Aisle?"

A “Man Aisle” in the grocery store? Of late, we have man caves, man-scaping, the encouragement to “man up”; why not their own aisle in the grocery store? Well, Westside Market in NYC agrees! They just launched “the city’s first “man aisle” — a portion of the store dedicated to facilitate a dude’s otherwise arduous trip to the grocery…

Cashiering the cashiers: false economy in hard economic times

How many times have you been in a store and thought to yourself, “I wish there were less customer service here.” Not many, I’m guessing. It’s probably more often the case that you’ve found yourself searching for someone “who looks like they work here.” The do-it-yourself shopping experience is all the rage these days, from…

Pop-Up #Retail for Man AND His Best Friend

Hair-brain scheme? I think not. Some very smart people are helping a local Dallas charity with a fun new pop-up retail idea.  What do you get when you combine an urban running trail, an ice house, a barber shop, dog groomer and food bank? This. A brilliant promotion that ties behaviors and interests like fitness, pets, grooming…

Happy Birthday, #GreatClient 7-Eleven

If you happened to search for “brain freeze relief” last week, you probably weren’t alone. 7-Eleven celebrated their 85th birthday on 7/11 with free Slurpees for all (in a 7.11 oz cup, between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.). While they haven’t released total numbers yet, they had 7 million cups on hand. And a quick glance through…