Sorry, We Ran Out Of Free Tote Bags…Buy Some Wine Instead

Sorry, We Ran Out Of Free Tote Bags…Buy Some Wine Instead

Pacific Rim’s experience with their totebag giveaway should serve as a cautionary tale to any company that wants to put up a nice, limited-scale offer of free stuff online.

I’m Hungover. Also, Michigan Wine Wholesalers

I’m Hungover. Also, Michigan Wine Wholesalers

John Brownlee here. As you can tell from the alcohol-oriented nature of the last two posts, I’m a tad hungover this morning. You know, when I moved to Ireland, got a job and called in sick for the first time, I was surprised to note that my boss instantly assumed that I had “gotten a dirty glass” the night before (no one in Ireland ever gets drunk or hungover: the most that ever happens is that our systems react unfavorably to the dust at the bottom of our twelfth pint of Guinness) and that, furthermore, being drunk was a perfectly acceptable excuse in the Irish business world for calling out sick that day.

Arizona Debate Over Internet Alcohol Sales

Arizona Debate Over Internet Alcohol Sales

Reason has an interesting post up, detailing the fight between Arizona’s wineries — who want to be able to sell cases of wine directly over the Internet to anyone in the country — and Arizona alcohol wholesalers, who want the sale of alcohol on the Internet banned altogether.