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    Nike’s sales jump 31% in wake of Kaepernick ad campaign

    Nike’s controversial “Just Do It” 30th anniversary campaign with Colin Kaepernick was derided by many, spawned online-shoe burning videos and prompted one Louisiana mayor to ban Nike products from city rec facilities. Even President Trump argued, “Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts.” But the calculated gamble appears to have paid off for shoe giant in free publicity and sales. […] More

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    Coming to a theater near you: Amazon?

    It looks like Amazon may be gearing up to make more moves in the brick-and-mortar world. Bloomberg reports that the e-commerce behemoth is putting itself in the running to acquire Landmark Theatres, which claims to be the United States’ largest chain of movie theaters focused on art house (indie and foreign) movies, with a network of 56 cinemas, covering […] More

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    Blockbuster Has Only One Remaining Store Left

    Blockbuster?  What’s that?  The question everyone born after the year 2000 is asking themselves.  Well for us older folks we know, or at least knew.  The troubled franchise is almost, completely gone…Except for one last standing location in Oregon. A couple franchise outlets in Alaska famously continued to survive long after the parent company of […] More

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    Cineworld to Buy Regal in $3.6 Billion Theater Deal

    British movie theater operator Cineworld has agreed to buy American counterpart Regal Entertainment for $3.6 billion, creating the world’s second-largest cinema operator. Cineworld said Tuesday the deal would give it a meaningful footprint in the U.S.–the biggest box office market–and create a company with more than 9,000 screens. It added that the combined group’s scale […] More

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    Weed Company Mocks Big Pharma Ads In Genius Parody Video

    It’s 2017, and cannabis is legal for medicinal use in 27 US. states. This said, why are people still reaching for prescription drugs when they have access to a plant that has killed 0 people in the history of Earth— and is proven to deliver numerous benefits?  It’s a valid question — one the Oregon-based cannabis […] More

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    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Becomes World’s Richest Person

    Jeff Bezos has again claimed the No. 1 spot on the list of the world’s wealthiest individuals, after Amazon investors pushed the stock up more than 11% on Thursday’s strong third-quarter earnings report. Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, had a net worth as of Friday morning of $91.6 billion, according to Forbes’ real-time ranking of […] More

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    Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) Opens Ad Agency

    Dwayne Johnson the pro wrestler turned actor and entertainment producer has opened up a new ad agency called Seven Bucks Creative with his manager Dany Garcia, The news was first reported by Adage.com. The name derives from a low point in Johnson’s career when he had $7 to his name, or so the story goes. He also […] More

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    Equifax Executives Reportedly Sold $2 Million Worth Of Stock Before Publicly Revealing Its Data Breach

    On Thursday, Equifax made a major disclosure — the leaking of up to 143 million consumers’ personal information, including social security and credit card numbers — regarding a cybersecurity “incident.” The realization that a major credit bureau’s oopsie could result in damaged credit for much of the affected group was too much to accept for […] More

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    Facebook will live stream over a dozen college football games this year

    Facebook wants you to watch more video on its site – including those you can’t see elsewhere. To that end, the social network earlier this month launched a dedicated section for original video, called Watch. Now that’s being expanded with the addition of live-streamed college football games, broadcast in partnership with sports network Stadium. The deal will bring […] More

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    Cannabis Company Buys Entire Town to Create Pot-Friendly Tourist Destination

    Sometimes if you fall in love with a small town, you might take home a souvenir. Well, one cannabis company loved the tiny California town of Nipton (pop. 20) so much that they decided to take home the entire thing. That’s right. American Green, Inc. announced on Thursday that they bought all 120 acres of Nipton lock, stock, and barrel […] More

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    Snoop Dogg Launches New Bong Company

    Snoop Dogg continues to expand his marijuana empire with a new line of premium water pipes. POUNDS, a collaboration with smoking accessories manufacturer Famous Brandz (with artwork by design firm Pentagram), was inspired by Snoop’s own vision and features five handblown models — Battleship, Mothership, Rocketship, Spaceship and Starship —  ranging in price from $129 to $279. […] More