Why We Don’t Sell Tempered Glass Screen Protectors

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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

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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

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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...]

Ideas Worth Backing: The Smart Lid

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Hey, readers! We’re incredibly excited to announce “Ideas Worth Backing”, a brand new monthly feature for our blog. Every month, we’ll be hunting down and helping to fund an awesome idea or clever invention on crowd funding sites that we think is worth your attention (and maybe a contribution, too!) We want to celebrate and encourage innovation, and we think this is just one small way to do that. Found a project you think we [Continue reading...]