Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | With Crowdfunding, Game Inventors Advance to Go Advertisement Supported by Entrepreneurship Crowdfunding platforms give entrepreneurs the opportunity to introduce their games to backers, while retailers and toymakers are often waiting in the wings. ByAndria Cheng Sept. 2, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ET Barry McLaughlin They met in college 23 years ago and bonded over a love of comedy and tabletop games. Since then, they have When they started a business together, Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment, their first product was Game Night in a Can, a play-at-home version of their club act. Like other entrepreneurs, Mr. McLaughlin and Mr. Lautenschleger turned to crowdfunding to raise money. Platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo give inventors the opportunity to introduce their creations to backers looking to … [Read more...] about With Crowdfunding, Game Inventors Advance to Go
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Janelle Nanos Globe Staff April 16, 2019 Last Thursday, when 31,000 Stop & Shop employees walked off the job in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, it was one of the largest supermarket strikes in 15 years.It might also be a last stand for unionized grocery workers, whose stores are under attack by a host of competitors, all looking to grab a piece of the supermarket bounty. “Stop & Shop is the last, best, and final hope for the great Roman empires of unionized food retail chains,” said Burt Flickinger, a grocery industry analyst with the Strategic Resource Group. Advertisement Stop & Shop, one of the last remaining union shops in the industry, is the largest grocery store chain in New England. But the dynamics affecting its fortunes reach around the world; over the last two decades, the company has been buffeted by … [Read more...] about Stop & Shop, among the last union grocery chains, faces pressure inside and out
MANILA -- China's Honor launched in the Philippines on Tuesday its latest mid-range phone with flagship looks, as it looked to physical retail to grow its market share here. At P9,990, the Huawei sub-brand's Honor 10 Lite packs a near bezel-less 6.21-inch full HD screen, dual rear cameras and a color-shifting paint job. Honor will soon introduce "experience stores" to make buying its products easier, said product director Rashid Su. The 5-year old company entered the Philippines as an online brand for millennials, selling smartphones on e-commerce platforms. "Apart from the retailer strategy, we are also ready to invest in malls for the offline market, for we are confident that we are ready for 2019" said Su. Honor will operate 100-square meter experience stores, while authorized resellers will operate 40-sqm counters, he said. No exact number of stores or planned opening dates were disclosed. Honor recently launched "community-centered" campaigns and updated its logo and slogan, … [Read more...] about Honor gears for physical retail push with 10 Lite launch
By Merrill Shindler | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: January 10, 2019 at 12:05 pm | UPDATED: January 11, 2019 at 9:30 pm Bidding farewell to the old year marks not just the start of a new year but also our annual national New Year’s Resolution Pledge to get in shape (at long last), and lose the pounds we were going to a years ago. But then, Ben & Jerry’s came out with all those great new flavors, a brand new pizza place opened with some really terrific pies and…well, you know how it is. The Battle of the Bulge was lost, before it even began. Now, as a guy who eats for a living (and who lives to eat!), my fight against middle-age spread is a daily challenge. I mean, really, who can resist a massive bacon-chili-cheeseburger, with onion rings, when it sits before you, crying out, “Eat me! Eat me!” In my life, I’ve been really skinny (okay, I was 12 years old at the time), and really, let’s say, large. I know the questionable joys of obesity, and … [Read more...] about Where to find the best seafood in the South Bay
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Television Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Television | Brexit Is Dividing Britain. So Is a Brexit Movie. Supported by ByAlice Jones Jan. 10, 2019 LONDON — If James Graham has learned one thing from writing his latest political drama, it is this: “Brexit sends reasonable people mad,” he said. “You are stepping into an arena where normal rules don’t apply.” That drama, “Brexit: The Uncivil War,” a TV movie about the 2016 referendum in which Britain voted to leave the European Union, was broadcast in the country on Monday and debuts on HBO in the United States on Jan. 19. The show’s making was unusually fraught, plagued by the leaks, squabbles and contradictory briefings that also characterize British politics. First, in July, an early draft of the script was leaked and commentators rushed to mock it … [Read more...] about Brexit Is Dividing Britain. So Is a Brexit Movie.