By Jenn Riggle Like Santa, Americans could use a wellness makeover. Christmas has turned into a season of excess – whether it’s eating too many Christmas cookies, replacing our workout schedules with holiday shopping and back-to-back holiday parties, or watching an endless stream of silly and sentimental Christmas movies. I guess it’s only fitting than [...]
By Jason Stemm (@NYCubsFan) What do Tony the Tiger and Joe Camel have in common? The question has been battled out in Washington over the last two years, under the radar of budget cuts and debt defaults. Millions of lobbying dollars have been spent by the food manufacturing industry to limit and even eliminate legislation [...]
by April Sciacchitano (@aprilcs) Every year, people make health and wellness resolutions for the coming year. Unfortunately, they often have a tough time sticking to them. Sixty percent of gym memberships are out of use by mid-February, and it appears we aren’t making progress outside the gym either – 66 percent of Americans are overweight [...]
THE BOOZE BIN By Pia Mara Finkell (@piamara) After testing the concept in several Northwest stores, Starbucks announced its plans to add wine, beer and accompanying tapas dishes to around half a dozen stores in Chicago next year. According to a recent article in the Seattle Times, Starbuck’s spokesman Alan Hilowitz reports the coffee chain [...]
by Mike Mulvihill Back in November, my Buzz Bin post warned that as campaigning for the next presidential election heats up, green energy would become a football tossed back and forth for political gain with little concern for whether these actions foster or retard the creation of needed alternative energy generation and a foundation for [...]
Guest post by Gini Dietrich (@ginidietrich) If you missed it a few weeks ago, the New York Times wrote a piece about redefining public relations. You see, the last time PR was defined was in 1982. Yes, 30 years ago. And, in the last five years, our industry has completely been turned on its head. [...]
It’s that time of year again, when college football enthusiasts eagerly await the matchups for the annual bowl games. Granted, healthcare awards do not attract quite the same level of interest from the common man, nor do the rankings come replete with hard cash, but some of the rankings do favor popularity and name recognition over results.
THE BOOZE BIN By Cassandra Bianco (@cnbianco) Champagne. Cava. Prosecco… these are the leading region sparkling wines from France, Spain and Italy. But for most, the bubbly sales just jingle this time of year. Beverage Media’s current December issue features an excellent state of the market sparkling wine round-up. Key takeaways: Champagne remains classic, and [...]