Quantcast

Business Buzz

Business Buzz

The Daily Record's business blog

Honest TeaEO out to save the world

Seth Goldman, better known as founder of Bethesda-based Honest Tea, seems to be single-handedly taking on global warming – at least, inside the (Washington) beltway. Goldman hosted a press conference this afternoon (with special guests MoCo Executive Ike Leggett and ...

Read More »

Score one for online video

In a start-of-the-season buzzer-beater, the NFL announced this week that its despised 45-second cap on online video will be relaxed for its broadcast rights holders – Fox, CBS, ESPN and NBC. To sum up for readers unaware of the dispute: ...

Read More »

Word play

As one who reads and writes news stories for a living, I am continually amazed and revolted at the bastardization of the English language by PR people who write news releases for a living. My pet peeves are the overuse ...

Read More »

Not exactly meals-on-wheels

KFC, Yum! Brand’s cash-hungry chicken chain, has announced an “aroma-focused” product placement program to market their new $2.99 deal. The Wal-mart-esque price covers KFC chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy and a biscuit, all for less than Metro fare. KFC piloted ...

Read More »

Down to The Wire

The Wire has reached the end of the reel… Yep, after five years of portraying Baltimore as a den of sleaze and corruption with ambitious young politicians making hay out of troubled schools, rampant murder and drug trafficking, production has ...

Read More »

Ode to acronyms

There’s no question that we like it short and sweet in this country. Who needs to watch Entertainment Television when we can watch E! ? Why send the President of the United States to the North American Aerospace Defense Command ...

Read More »

Bye-bye (for now), blogosphere

Everyone deserves a few days off, right? At least, that’s our defense, and we’re sticking to it. We’ll meet you back here on Tuesday, bright n’early. A happy (and safe) Labor Day to all! -JACKIE SAUTER, Multimedia Editor

Read More »

Trading soul for java

The new Starbucks has opened on 300 N. Charles Street — and as much as I hate to say it, I actually kind of liked it. Yes, it’s true, the caffeinated beast of business that I always labeled as a ...

Read More »