Monthly Archives: January 2014

Marketed “Value”

I was at the store recently to buy deodorant. Found my brand, and oh looky- a VALUE PACK of two sticks bound together with plastic wrap. Before I grab and throw in the basket, let’s take a closer look and see exactly what my savings are… At first glance, a price comparison via some clever math […]

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Patriotism? Or strictly business?

I understand the recent uproar over the U.S. Olympic team uniforms being made in China as seen as unpatriotic, and political leaders blasting the USOC for “outsourcing” during a time of domestic turmoil in the employment rates. But people need to let go of their naive “it’s all about the purity of sport” & “Go […]

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