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Top Chefs and Caterers Use Pot as a Secret Ingredient Going beyond the brownie

Put down that pot brownie. In a bid to join the mainstreaming of marijuana, chefs and caterers are pairing cannabis with cuisine—not just to keep up with the times, but…

June 15, 2014, 7:38 PM EDT

Lowe’s Tests 3D Technology Booths First concept out of retailer’s innovation lab

Are consumers ready for Star Trek-like experiences that turn in-store shopping into 3D virtual models? Lowe’s thinks so and is rolling out installations into two Canadian stores that use augmented…

June 11, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

EBay Reportedly Shutting Down Same-Day Delivery Service [Updated] Competitors aggressively offer similar businesses

EBay may be closing shop on its same-day eBay Now delivery service. VentureBeat reports that the PayPal-owned venture is shutting down the local-focused arm of its business, likely from the…

June 10, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

Why Microsoft Is Wrapping Location-Based Ads Around Retail Stores Tests significantly lifted foot traffic

Microsoft plans to open five stores this month to get to its 100th North American location since getting into retail game a few years ago. The tech brand has dramatically…

June 9, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

Dove's New Ad Shows What Dads Really Do Besides resenting gender stereotypes

Dove Men+Care’s digital campaign for Father’s Day riffs off the idea that dads are sick of their Ward Cleaver image and want credit for changing diapers, making dinner and consoling…

June 8, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

Toro's Six-Decade Love Affair Between Men and Mowers Lawn-care ads were cutting-edge

Sometime around 1947, residents of Levittown, the famous suburban subdivision 55 miles outside New York, opened their community newsletter and read this: “No feature of a suburban residential community contributes…

June 4, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

6 Brooklynites on Personal Style and How They Feel About Brands [Video] We took the L to Williamsburg to talk to locals

How would you describe your personal style? Swamp ocean princess, or are you very, very basic? It turns out that describing your style may be more challenging than you think,…

June 4, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT

Combat Gent Calls Out 'Dad Jean' Offenders via Social Campaign E-commerce player looks to drive sales

Combat Gent is launching a Father’s Day digital campaign today to scout out dads who still think acid wash Levi’s jeans are cool by replacing them with more modern trousers. The…

June 3, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Brands Take Aim at Hispanic World Cup Fans Univision wins as digital ad spend doubles

So what if the U.S. is in the World Cup’s “Group of Death” and has to win against Germany, Portugal and Ghana to make it to the next round? Advertisers…

June 3, 2014, 5:59 AM EDT

Quirky Is Telling the World Just How Unimportant Its CEO Is It's all about the inventors

At the moment, you may not know who or what Quirky is—but you will soon. Founded in 2009 by Ben Kaufman, Quirky is a company that helps bring people's inventions to…

May 30, 2014, 12:54 PM EDT

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