Fake coupons emerge after Starbucks incident in Philly

    In the midst of public outrage over an incident in which two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, fake coupons have appeared on social media promising 1 free beverage for “people of color” and “African American heritage.”  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) A series of fake coupons promising free beverages for “people of […]

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    83 Percent of Shoppers Report that Coupons Are a Driver for Changes in Purchasing Behavior

    Winston-Salem, NC, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inmar, Inc. announced today findings from the 2018 Inmar Shopper Behavior Study. The annual report highlights shopper promotion preference methods, attitudes toward promotions, and use of coupons and rebates, along with insights into shopper engagement with store loyalty programs and shopping-related technology. The findings shed light into consumer demand […]

    Fake Starbucks coupons circulate online promising free coffee for black customers

    Source: Starbucks Starbucks Almondmilk Fake Starbucks coupons have begun circulating on social media in the wake of protests over the arrests of two black men who had asked to use a Starbucks restroom. The coupons, which feature images of Starbucks beverages, the brand’s iconic color green and bar codes, appear to offer “people of color” or “African-American heritage” […]

    New men’s clothing store launches in The Meadows

    Tony D. Brewer Sr. enjoys good clothing. It’s one reason he decided to start his first business venture with a men’s clothing store at The Meadows shopping center. His store name: The Classic Man. Brewer’s business was the first new store to sign on at the newly owned and managed shopping center on Terre Haute’s […]

    Today’s Chic Look? ‘Upcycled’ Clothes

    What’s a hot trend in high-end fashion? Getting shoppers to pay just as much for used clothes as they do for new ones. Many designers are putting luxury spins on second-hand clothing, repurposing them under the mantle of sustainability to appeal to socially conscious customers. Their pitch: Getting a handle on the waste generated by an […]

    Disregarding the gender norms of clothing

    The opinions and views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the opinion of Byte or Byte’s editorial board. (Photo by: Jeremy Rogers) Men, let’s be honest: compared to women, our clothing options are fairly limited. Women are free to wear any apparel they desire. Society has deemed it […]

    Intex Aqua Lions N1 With Hike Total Review

    HIGHLIGHTS This super-affordable phone is based on the Hike Total Android platform Some services like Hike Messenger can be used without a data plan The Intex Aqua Lions N1 is priced at Rs. 3,149 before offers Entry-level Android smartphones are about to get a shot in the arm thanks to Android Go, and we saw a couple of announcements about new […]

    Micromax Bharat Go and Lava Z50 Android Go First Impressions

    Micromax Bharat Go and Lava Z50 Android Go will be released shortly in the Indian market HIGHLIGHTS Android Go is meant for low-end devices and focusses on performance Micromax Bharat Go and Lava Z50 will go on sale in India shortly Neither handset was very quick, but were good enough to be functional While the […]

    AI Trained in the US Isn’t Necessarily Going to Work in India: Microsoft

    HIGHLIGHTS AI can speed up analysis and improve predictions in healthcare However, training data needs to be checked against local requirements It’s essential to remove bias from the dataset, says Microsoft Microsoft recently announced a partnership with Apollo Hospitals to expand its healthcare AI offering to help detect people at risk of cardiac disease. This is one […]