Business

Hilarious Troll Battles Haters On Target’s Facebook Page

Using the Target logo and a fake name, a hilarious troll took to Target’s Facebook page to battle the haters who are ever so pissed about the company’s coming gender-neutral toy aisles. AdWeek has the details: Brands can’t be as honest as they might like in dealing with haters on Facebook. But sometimes other Facebook users can do it for ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Chick-Fil-A Megastore Opens In October

During the Great Chicken Uproar of 2012, then-NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn demanded that the NYU cafeteria close its tiny walk-up Chick-Fil-A window, which was the chain’s sole outpost in the nation’s largest city. NYU declined to act. A few months ago I reported that Chick-Fil-A had signed a deal to open a megastore near Manhattan’s Herald Square. This week ...

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Columbia House Declares Bankruptcy

Yeah, I got suckered into this scam back in high school and you probably did too. NBC News reports: The music died for Columbia House on Monday when its parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As anyone with a dusty Hootie & the Blowfish album probably knows, Columbia House became popular in the 1990s as the business that ...

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Franklin Graham Has The Target Sadz

“I think Target may be forgetting who has made their stores strong. It’s not gender-neutral people out there—it’s working American families, fathers and mothers with boys and girls they love. What’s next? Are they going to try to make people believe that pink or blue baby showers are politically incorrect? I have news for them and for everyone else—God created ...

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Tweet Of The Day

Self-described “Cleveland dad and geek” Chris Andrikanich found himself internet famous late yesterday after Google announced that its new parent company is called Alphabet, which happens to be his Twitter handle. It’s against Twitter’s rules to sell screen names, but that hasn’t stopped strangers from telling Andrikanich to hold out for a million dollars. The Washington Post has more about ...

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Target Toy Aisles To Go Gender-Neutral

The wingnuts are screaming about this. From Target’s corporate blog: Over the past year, guests have raised important questions about a handful of signs in our stores that offer product suggestions based on gender. In some cases, like apparel, where there are fit and sizing differences, it makes sense. In others, it may not. Historically, guests have told us that ...

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