Brownie Wise, the force behind Tupperware's sales party technique, would toss sealed bowls full of liquid to demonstrate the product.

6 Things We Learned About The Single Mom That Made Tupperware Parties Famous

Whether you’ve ever sat through a sales “party” for some sort of product — whether it’s cleaning products, makeup, weight-loss treatments or marital aids — the mere existence of this type of social soft sell owes a lot to one woman, Brownie Wise, who didn’t just have a made-for-TV name, but who came out of nowhere to make Tupperware a household name before being left with little to show for her efforts. [More]

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Tupperware CEO: Our Products Are Just Too Classy For America’s “Walmart Market”

You think you’re doing Tupperware a favor by sloshing your leftover peasant fare into its plastic receptacles? Ha! Far from it. The company’s CEO says the plastic containers are just too classy to really hit it off with American consumers, since it’s a “high-quality product and a brand” and we’re just part of the “Walmart market.” Oh, okay. [More]

Why Won't Tupperware Send Me My Cereal Bowl Lids?

Why Won't Tupperware Send Me My Cereal Bowl Lids?

Brandy likes Tupperware very much. Well, she used to. She writes that when she sent in for a warranty replacement for some of her items, the company neglected to send her the coordinating lids…and now won’t answer her e-mails. Without its lid, a Tupperware cereal bowl is just a plastic bowl. And what’s the point of that? [More]

Direct Sales Grow As Unemployment Increases

Direct Sales Grow As Unemployment Increases

Avon, Tupperware, and other direct-sales companies are gaining in popularity, just as they did during the 1990-91 recession. Whether they still have jobs or not, people are looking for ways to earn additional income.

McDonalds Caused Iraq?

McDonalds Caused Iraq?

According to a new article in the Engineering Economist, Americans use 938 million more gallons of fuel per annum than in 1960 as a direct result of their increased weight.