Smartwatches and other wearables just haven’t caught on as much as the electronics industry assumed that they would. Pebble——a smartwatch company most famous for pre-selling its products on Kickstarter only to then make sure that Best Buy shoppers got their orders first——has confirmed that it is shutting down and selling off its various assets. You can now count Fitbit among the scavengers picking at Pebble’s bones. [More]
If you happen to enjoy your lunch on a salty flatbread of an afternoon, or your breakfast on a square bagel of a morning, well, we’ve got some bad news for your morning: Cosi has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy and shut more than a third of its company-owned stores. [More]
A former employee at a Subway in Nova Scotia claims that she was shown the door by her employer after she attempted to use her free daily sub to feed a pair of neighbors who had been put out of their homes by a fire.
“Traffic is just not what it used to be when Blockbuster was the big rooster in the hen house,” said Andy Cross, senior analyst with The Motley Fool.