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.