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Nine Bankrupt Businesses

If you’ve walked around a shopping mall during this COVID time, you’ve seen the desolation firsthand. Very little customers and permanently closed stores are common sights. So much so that here are nine business that have gone bankrupt: NPC International (Pizza Hut, Wendy’s) Lucky Brand Brooks Brothers Sur La Table Muji RTW Retailwinds Heritage Brands […]

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Juicy Couture No More

While lamenting Starbucks’ coffee price hike, mope around in your favorite Juicy Couture tracksuit, preferably the one with Juicy emblazoned on your bum. With the end of June will be the end of Juicy. Who would have thought that velour tracksuits would ever go out of style? Next you’re going to tell me that Ed […]

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From Super Geeks to Internet Sweepstakes

The closed Super Geeks business location didn’t remain vacant for long. From a computer and tech shop, it’s now an Internet Sweepstakes location. Are these Internet sweepstakes games legal or not? To be determined. But never mind that. Check out the home in the left edge of the picture. Just how many photovoltaic solar panels […]

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What’s Up This Week

Just some things coming up this week of April 30. TJ Maxx Ward location grand opening LEGO Minifigures Series 7 releases Cactus Bistro in Kailua opens for lunch and dinner

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La Palme Dor

I Was Wrong About La Palme Dor

Boy, was I ever wrong about the dessert shop, La Palme Dor Patisserie, next to Shirokiya in Ala Moana. This confectionery opened in the summer of 2006, and I predicted it wouldn’t last. More than 5 years later, business is still bustling. Congratulations to La Palme Dor on their continued success.

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T.J. Maxx Is Coming Back

On the radio this morning, I heard that T.J. Maxx is hiring workers for it Hawaii location. Wasn’t this discount store in Hawaii before? I thought it was by the Stadium where Office Max is now located? Anyways, Maxx is coming back and will be opening shop in Pearl City. Wonder if the store will […]

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Fast Company for $7

For the month of September, Amazon is offering one year of the Fast Company magazine for only $7. That’s 10 episodes of business, technology, management, leadership, and all kinds of other goodness. For $0.70 per issue, you simply can’t go wrong.

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Business Partnerships

Read about some new business partners today. Starbucks is teaming with (RED), founded by U2’s Bono. “From Nov. 27 to Jan. 2, 5 cents from the sale of each Peppermint Mocha Twist, Gingersnap Latte and Espresso Truffle will go to the Global Fund.” Tivo is teaming with Netflix. By year’s end, Tivo users will be […]

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Satura Cakes Opens at Ward

Satura Cakes Opens at Ward

On the way to Borders at Ward, we caught the grand opening of Satura Cakes. They’re supposed to make extraordinary cakes, and their mission statement is, “Never another ordinary bite.” They forgot to add “…at an extraordinary price.” Yeah, so their goodies are kinda pricey, but at least, my mocha was cheap and not bad. […]

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Top Brands

According to a small blurb in the Classifieds section of the Honolulu Advertiser (11/15/06), here are the top ten brand names. 1) Apple 2) BlackBerry 3) Google 4) Amazon 5) Yahoo 6) Ebay 7) Red Bull 8) Starbucks 9) Pixar 10) Coach These companies’ sales “have increased the most within their industries within the past […]

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