Inspirational Coins

Inspirational Coins

CAMDEN STREET INC. has introduced a series of pocket coins designed to inspire, motivate and help a person reach a decision. All are silver plated and about the size of a silver dollar. The “Decision” coin series is the newest and currently most popular. There are 26 different designs in the series, which is based […]

Kiosks Spread Fun

MiniMelts Frozen Ice Cream

Fun always attracts attention, especially if the source is something novel. Two kiosk and cart suppliers offer products that provide an opportunity to capitalize on tickling the funny bone and delighting with irresistible flavors. Mini Melts, which migrated from abroad to its base in Norwich, CT, provides a new and novel way of selling ice […]

Push for Internet Privacy

An assembly of 10 consumer advocacy groups, including the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America, has called on Congress to enact legislation to protect consumer privacy, amid the growing use of Internet technology that tracks consumers’ online behavior. A bill is expected to be submitted this fall in […]

Lifestage Predicts Web Shoppers

Income and age, often seen as predictors of how people utilize the Internet for shopping, may not be the best indicators of online shopping behavior.

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Zhu Zhu Pet Hamsters

Pet Hamsters

NOVELTY GIFT COMPANY distributes Zhu Zhu Pet Hamsters, toys that are gaining publicity as this year’s Tickle Me Elmo and Cabbage Patch Dolls. These plush animals are the same size, and have the look and feel of real hamsters. Unlike real hamsters, however, the Zhu Zhu version can’t bite, create a mess, or die. Yet […]