Famous for its toasted sandwiches, Quiznos once seemed unstoppable. But in the last ten years, over 90% of its restaurants shut down. This video looks into the reasons way: mainly, a greedy corporation that charged franchisees way too much for ingredients. Also weighing into the downfall: a "creepy sponge monkey" ad campaign that repulsed would-be diners.
https://youtu.be/tjnfFqFzbKE A man calmly orders a meal at Taco Bell while recording two women sharply disagreeing about something in the parking lot. And now, here come the first responders to break it.
When you see that curved arrow on the side of a cardboard box, you instantly know that box came from Amazon. The unfurled rainbow feathers of a peacock immediately scream NBC. And a partially eaten piece of fruit in the profile is a world-recognized symbol of tech titan Apple. Icons are powerful symbols, condensing volumes […]
Call it retro. Call it a throwback. Even call it kitsch. But the 80s are still a singular time in pop culture history. From Ghostbusters and Back to the Future to your neighborhood arcade and the Atari 2600, artifacts of that seminal decade still resonate, evoking audible excitement and sighs of pleasant yesteryear remembrance. But […]
With millions out of work, the global economy in a sharp recession, and legitimate fears for the future abound, you might think this is absolutely the worst time to strike out on your own and be your own boss as a work-for-hire freelancer. But according to numbers compiled by financial services company Payoneer, the current […]