Manager Defends Retail Renting As Valuable Sales Tool

Manager Defends Retail Renting As Valuable Sales Tool

A former camera store manager came forward to defend retail renting as a common tactic that helps drive sales. Retail renting is when a customer buys a pricey item like a prom dress with the intention of returning it later. Our completely unscientific poll shows that 70% of you disapprove of retail renting, but our tipster insists that it is a victimless crime and a valuable sales tool. Our enlightening chat with the former manager, inside.

How A Quiznos Owner Shot Himself 3 Times In The Chest

How A Quiznos Owner Shot Himself 3 Times In The Chest

In a post Friday, we mentioned a recent NYT article about Quiznos franchise owners suing the parent company for oppressive business practices. The piece mentioned Bhupinder Baber, a franchise owner who sued the company for opening new location too close to his own and Quiznos responded by terminating his franchises. [More]

"Presumably The Flight Crew Was In Montreal"

"Presumably The Flight Crew Was In Montreal"

Noreastern is miffed because his connecting US Air flight was canceled due to weather. Thing is, he was flying from Philly to Ohio, and it was snowing in neither of these two places.

United Airlines Says Don't Bring Wine On The Plane If Your Name Sounds Terroristy

United Airlines Says Don't Bring Wine On The Plane If Your Name Sounds Terroristy

hasan: flight is code-shared with United Airlines, CSR at United Airlines hung up on me