Big city bar stool ideas

The New York Times ran a great feature over the weekend that served up some expert bar seating tips from veteran antiques dealer and bar owner Michael Barrett. Barrett, who was behind Chelsea Central and China Club in New York, has partnered with art dealer Michael Haber to open Tippler, a giant new bar in […]

Congratulations @AnEveryDayJen for winning our $125 Linkedin Contest

We are happy to announce the winner of our Linkedin/Twitter Giveaway for $125. Jen, (@EveryDayJen, formerly @jen276here) was the first person to tell us that we rank 168th on the Internet Retailer Top 500 rankings for 2010, and DM us with her LinkedIn account information for verification. Jen has told us that she plans on […]

Why is Black Friday called Black Friday?

You might be surprised to learn that ‘Black Friday’ – two of the most powerful words in the shopper’s dictionary – wasn’t always a term of endearment.   Dark beginnings The phrase, which has been used throughout history to describe various disasters, was first attached to day-after Thanksgiving sales by frustrated Philadelphia police in the 1960s. The […]

What product recall?

How do you keep track of product safety information? According to a recent study published in Parade Magazine, fewer than 50 per cent of Americans fill out product registration cards. And less than 25 per cent actively research safety recalls online.   Lazy or outdated? Sure, paper registration seems archaic in the digital age (we would […]

Crazy for Black Friday deals?

Just a little over two weeks to go — are you as excited about Black Friday as we are? Here’s a great new infographic from BlackFriday2011 that looks at some interesting trends ahead of the big day. Remember to keep an eye on this blog, as well as our Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn profiles, for all Cymax’s Black Friday […]