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FDA Approves First “Biosimilar” Drug. Could Drive Down Cost Of Most Expensive Medications

Biotech drugs — which are generally derived from a living organism, as opposed to traditional purely chemical medications — are currently among the most expensive medicines available. But today, the Food and Drug Administration issued its first approval of a drug that is “biosimilar” to an existing biotech medication; a development that could possibly result in billions of dollars in savings. [More]

Drink At Sffcccks, Shop At H&N At Bizarro Fake Downtown In China

Drink At Sffcccks, Shop At H&N At Bizarro Fake Downtown In China

How do you create an atmosphere that will make people want to shop? In Wuxi, China, there’s a lovely, newly-built street lined with shops from various international brands. H&N, Appla, Zare, Sffcccks Coffee…wait a minute. Once you look at the signs more closely, something isn’t right here. [More]

Sears Declares Halloween "Black Friday"

Sears Declares Halloween "Black Friday"

Forget Christmas creep. How about Black Friday creep? Sears went ahead and declared last weekend, October 30 and 31st, the beginning of Black Friday, and told their mailing list so.