Direct-to-Consumer Caskets Disrupt Traditional Business Model

The old saying “there’s nothing certain in life except death and taxes” may still be true, but more options now exist regarding the cost of burying a loved one.

Traditionally in the United States, a family purchases a casket upon the death of their loved one, as part of the arrangements made with a funeral home. Funeral homes provide both tangible products (such as a casket) and intangible services (such as preparing the body for viewing and burial).  The combined total […]

Resale of Fast Fashion? Mother Earth Is Not Impressed

Contrary to early expectations, the resale of fast-fashion items has done little to reduce carbon emissions.

A recent study shows that the resale efforts might be misplaced because, in the end, few people want to buy clothes that were trendy last season, but have now lost their appeal. Business empires have been built on fast fashion. Yet, as shoppers become increasingly concerned about the environment, fast-fashion retailers face the challenge of keeping their cash cows while adopting new […]

Process Management: How Wax Figures Are Made

Making wax figures is a form of art, but it also utilizes strict quality controls to make sure that each one looks just like the famous person it represents.

The slow and painstaking process employs highly skilled workers to yield the most realistic results possible!


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The First Watch Made in the U.S.A. since 1969

J.N. Shapiro’s Resurgence model boasts the “Made in the U.S.A.” label on its movement.

This means that all or almost all the components must be made in the United States. With a combination of science, art, and great attention to detail from design to production, the company hopes to revive the US watchmaking industry and bring back its glory days. As the orders keep coming, the company has expanded its capacity and is optimistic about future growth.


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