Does your iPhone Really Need a Protection Plan?

Shocked iPhone Cracked Face

Picture this: you just bought a brand new iPhone, and the sales rep tells you that to replace the phone would cost $600, but phone insurance that covers accidental damage is only $10 a month. It seems like a no-brainer….but does your iPhone really need a protection plan?  Is phone insurance really worth the cost?  We’ll dive into the numbers and find out. The big picture… The cost of iPhone repairs can add up very [Continue reading...]

Why We Don’t Sell Tempered Glass Screen Protectors


The competitive landscape for consumer electronic accessories moves quickly. Every time a new feature comes out, whether it is a new display or form factor, we have to pay attention. For the past year or so, the “next big thing” in screen protectors has been tempered glass. It has become a trend large enough to make any business eager to start selling it. We certainly are no different, and are not immune to industry hype. [Continue reading...]

5 Secrets of the Best Mall Kiosk Business Ideas


Next time you’re in a mall, look around — those little carts you see everywhere can account for 10 percent of the entire mall’s sales. Over the years, this business model has continued to quietly and steadily rise. Not surprisingly, ecommerce has caught on fire and many retailers choose not to have large display floors any longer. Instead, they elect to occupy much smaller physical locations. Malls are also creatively responding to these changes. Once [Continue reading...]

Ideas Worth Backing: Front-of-Sink Cutting Board

Ideas worth backing

This is the second post of our “Ideas Worth Backing”, monthly feature. Every month, we hunt down a great idea or clever invention that we think is worth attention and support. It’s just one way we want to celebrate innovation and thinking outside the box. Last month we brought to you the Smart Lid, the cure for every burned taste bud. What’ll it be this month? Keep reading to find out! Most Cutting Boards are Terrible. I [Continue reading...]