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  • California bans plastic bags, more states to follow: When it will affect you
    California bans plastic bags, more states to follow: When it will affect you
    Plastic bags are banned in California after Governor Edmund Brown signed into law a bill that bans plastic shopping bags. While environmentalists are celebrating Tuesday’s historic event, consumers are wondering when and how the new law will...
  • Refund coming to ComEd customers
    Refund coming to ComEd customers
    The Illinois Commerce Commission approved settlement to close two lawsuits brought by Illinois Attorney General Madigan and Citizens Utility Board in 2008 and 2010, challenging Com ED's rate increase to cover Com Ed’s capital investments...
  • Insurance Industry
    The consumer is blinded to the reality of what is the real cost of being insured
    When Obamacare was first introduced, the agents future was very uncertain. Now four years later and seeing the profits generated in the insurance industry, everyone who is licensed is becoming certified by the government to share in the profits.So...
  • Pete Sessions
    Rip-off cries rise against Texas-based company owned by former CIA official
    Consumer complaints are piling up against a Texas-based company, housed in the congressional district of Rep. Pete Sessions, for fraudulently taking out millions of dollars from the accounts of gullible Americans who want to know and improve their...
  • Subaru vs FCA - Legacy vs 200 AWD
    Subaru mellows while Chrysler (FCA) rises in the Rockies
    For several years, Subaru has maintained a huge presence in the Rocky Mountain region. Sales-wise, this is one of their biggest markets, not only for consumer sales, but for consumer recognition. Seeing Subarus bounding through snow packed back...
  • Sonic
    Sonic Drive-In serves bag of marijuana with food to mother and kids
    At a Sonic Drive-In restaurant in Frederick, Maryland, a woman claims she was given a bag of marijuana with her order at the fast-food chain facility, according to the Huffington Post on Sunday. The woman, Carla McFarland, asserts that she found a...
  • Powerful Wine
    Exploding Wine Bottles Cause Major Concern
    You all know the trick of shaking a bottle of the bubbly and having it shoot out with the cork ? Well, according to major news services, some spontaneously exploding wine bottles have prompted the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to issue a...
  • Beer Compass at SXSW 2014
    Can gesture control disrupt retail? A SXSW experiment
    At the 2014 SXSW interactive festival, "Beer Compass" was demoed as a motion computing experiment in retail. Filling the gap between online and offline-use of technology, the device created a navigation tool to help shoppers, using...
  • Pros of Ecommerce in Web Design
    Pros of Ecommerce in Web Design
    Starting a business has always been a hard journey for the entrepreneur. The capital needed to begin that journey can be quite high, and then taking a concept and trying to create and deliver it to the consumer or audience can be an even bigger...
  • 7 million shoplifting
    $7 million shoplifting: Family’s decade-long shoplifting spree nets $7 million
    A $7 million shoplifting spree has a family from Illinois facing charges of interstate transportation of stolen property, according to a federal complaint. The family racked up millions in stolen goods over the last ten years, traveling from state...
  • BitCoin QRC Code
    BitCoin: Another payment solution for your small business or nonprofit?
    Denver Bankruptcy Attorney, Benjamin Yablon, announced today on HaystackHelp Radio that his firm is accepting Bitcoins for legal services. This is believed to be the first law firm in Colorado to do so. According to the Greeley Tribune, the Cosmic...
  • Target store in Arvada, CO
    Breached: Colorado Attorney General weighs in on Target data breach
    Today, The Colorado Attorney General's Office weighed in on the Target data breach that occurred between November 27 and December 15, 2013. The Nation's Attorneys General have announced they will be launching an investigation in to the...
  • Complaint Department
    2013 Denver complaints: Filing procedure
    It's that time of year again. The time when the Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau and the Colorado Attorney General's office release their list's of top Colorado consumer complaints. Each year we anticipate this release and 2013...
  • Braun Forehead Thermometer is a Must-Have
    Braun introduces new must-have forehead thermometer
    When my children are sick there are two things I dread, giving them medicine and taking their temperature. My 7 month old and my 5 year old hate both equally! Thank goodness that Braun, the #1 thermometer brand has solved the temperature issue for...
  • Disney Reaches For New Consumers At JCP
    Disney Sets Up Shop in JCPenney
    Retailer JCPenney is hoping some of Tinkerbell’s pixie dust will attract parents and their children into its recently launched Disney Shop inside some 565 stores nationwide. Penney’s had been selling select Disney merchandise on its...