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CosMc’s Stellar Chicago Debut

Judging from the long lines, customers think McDonald’s new brain child, “CosMc’s,” is out of this world!

Using a retro character from the ’80’s as the new store mascot, McDonald’s launched the first CosMc’s location in Chicago in December 2023.  Customers have been flocking to the new beverage and small snack format store ever since.

Ten more locations are slated to open in Texas this year.


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New Jersey Tripled Plastic Use After Bag Ban

The ban on single-use plastic bags in New Jersey has proven unfriendly to the environment, nearly tripling the amount of plastic used in the state.

Stores may be reluctant to let go of the rule, despite its problems, because the bag-selling business has actually proven quite lucrative for them.


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By |2024-02-11T03:39:35+00:00February 9, 2024|Tags: , , , |

McDonald’s Plans Small But Mighty Burger Changes

McDonald’s is revamping the Big Mac along with other core burgers to improve appearance and taste.

Though some of the changes may seem small, the makeover project actually represents a significant shift in product design and strategy.


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This post is based on the Yahoo article, The behind-the-scenes changes coming to McDonald’s burgers, by Dennis Lee, December 4, 2023; […]

Cowboy Boots Are Still Handmade

Some makers of high-end cowboy boots still follow traditional boot-making techniques that have been used since the 1800s.

However, high tech does meet handwork in the Lucchese factory, and automated equipment helps fashion creative and consistent designs.


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This post is based on the How It’s Made video in the spotlight, and the Steamboat Pilot article, Western wear icon […]

By |2024-01-07T05:33:43+00:00January 10, 2024|Tags: , , , , , |
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