General Mills Calling Its First New Cereal In 15 Years “Tiny Toast”

General Mills Calling Its First New Cereal In 15 Years “Tiny Toast”

General Mills has taken a few steps back from the cereal industry in the new millennium, putting its breakfast focus on other things like yogurt and meal bars. In its first cereal attempt since 2001, the company is coming back to the bowl with Tiny Toast, which is not to be confused with its new big brother, Cinnamon Toast Crunch. [More]

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Amazon Planning To Sell Groceries, Diapers Under Its Private Label

From your closet to your pantry and everything in between, Amazon will soon have something to sell under its own private label: after making a recent foray into the fashion world with in-house clothing brands, the e-commerce giant is going to start peddling its own line of food and diapers. [More]

Amazon Now Selling Clothing Under Its Own In-House Brands

Amazon Now Selling Clothing Under Its Own In-House Brands

In yet another effort to completely and totally dominate the shopping world, Amazon has apparently started a few private label clothing brands and has been quietly shilling apparel and accessories under those trademarked names with nary a press release to let anyone know. [More]

Report: Amazon Debuting Cheaper, Portable Echo Speaker Soon

Report: Amazon Debuting Cheaper, Portable Echo Speaker Soon

Amazon is reportedly getting ready to expand the Echo Speaker family, with plans to debut a new, smaller, cheaper, and portable version of the voice-activated device in a few weeks. [More]

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Is IKEA Moving Out Of The ‘Burbs? Swedish Chain Opens Its First City-Center Store

You no doubt have visited a suburban landscape complete with a sprawling, blue-topped IKEA store, which is a completely natural sight by now. But an IKEA in the middle of a crowded, busy, city with its more expensive real estate? Weird. And it’s happening. [More]

Taco Bell Breakfast Arrives Today With Endorsements From “Ronald McDonald”

Taco Bell Breakfast Arrives Today With Endorsements From “Ronald McDonald”

Did you have Taco Bell for breakfast this morning? Well you could’ve, if a waffle taco is your kind of thing (no judgment) — the chain officially launched its breakfast menu nationwide today, just like the signs foretold. Or the announcement a few weeks ago that today would be the day 5,500 chains started offering breakfast. Same thing. [More]

AT&T Insists Its New Apple-Like Store Is Totally Not An Attempt To Be More Like Apple

AT&T Insists Its New Apple-Like Store Is Totally Not An Attempt To Be More Like Apple

It might look kinda like an Apple store and its employees might act kinda like they work at an Apple store, but don’t call AT&T’s first flagship store, located on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, an Apple store wannabe. The company says its 10,000-square-foot shiny and brand new location is all about the customer and not its actual products.

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CFPB Creates New Office To Focus On Diversity In The Financial Industry

CFPB Creates New Office To Focus On Diversity In The Financial Industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a new appointment today, that of Stuart Ishimaru as the leader of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at the bureau. Previously, Ishimaru was the acting chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. So he knows his stuff, ostensibly.

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