Victoria’s Secret Makes A Change To Their “Perfect Body” Ad Campaign


(PCM) The power of the internet has spoken yet again and lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret has now changed their current “Perfect Body” ad campaign after being hit with a petition and outrage from body image advocates online.

The ad’s for the company’s new bra collection “Body By Victoria” featured the retailers notoriously thin models sporting bras and panties with the text “Perfect Body” splayed across their bare torsos.

The ad sparked up a huge debate online with many people claiming that the ad created negative body image stereotypes and advocated low self-esteem. There was even a petition created that … read more...

Employees And Consumers Are Unhappy With Starbucks New Dress Code Policy


(PCM) Starbucks has recently unveiled their new dress code policy and many of the new rules which are being enforced are certainly raising quite a few eyebrows and being met with quite a bit of outrage from both employees and consumers alike.

In their defense, Starbucks has claimed that the reason for the new dress code policy which bans employees from wearing any type of jewelry with stones, is based upon new Food and Drug Administration guidelines and was not put in place by them as a company.

The policy states that employees will not be able to wear any … read more...

Man Consumes Ninety Five Pasta Meals In A Six Week Time Period


(PCM) A man by the name of Alan Martin from North Carolina was one of the very few individuals who was lucky enough to get his hands on one of Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Passes back in September.

The restaurant chain was running a promotion which allowed individuals to purchase the Never Ending Pasta Pass for only $100. The promotion included all the pasta, salad, bread and Coca-Cola one could eat during a seven week time period.

The promotion was limited to only 1,000 people and Martin was one of those lucky 1,000 who is certainly making fantastic use … read more...

Kmart Reveals That Black Friday Shopping Will Begin At 6 A.M. On Thanksgiving Day


(PCM) Kmart has recently made the controversial announcement that they will be opening their doors for Black Friday shoppers at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open for 42 hour straight.

The Sears company, which owns Kmart as well, also revealed that they too will be opening up early for Black Friday by allowing shoppers in their stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

As you can imagine these announcements have been met with a certain amount of criticism, as many feel that the Thanksgiving holiday should be spent with family and loved ones and not out working retail.… read more...

Man Robs Four Subway Restaurants Over Failed “Jared Diet”


(PCM) A young man by the name of Zachary Rapheal Torrance was arrested in an Alabama Walmart after it was discovered that he was behind the armed robberies that occurred at four different Subway restaurant locations.

When Torrance was arrested and brought in for questioning he admitted to the robberies and told officers that he was angry because he had tried Subway’s famous “Jared Diet” and it didn’t work for him, so he in turn wanted his money back. Officers were not sure whether or not Torrance was being serious, but either way he is now in quite a bit … read more...

Starbucks Announces Plans For A Delivery Service


(PCM) Imagine having a hot coffee and yummy pastry delivered straight to your desk without ever having to leave this office. This vision could soon become a reality with the launch of Starbucks new delivery service.

While the company has not released very many details about the new service, they did say that they have plans to launch the new delivery service in certain target market by the end of next year.

Starbucks also said that they plan to offer the service to members of their loyalty club and you will be able to place your orders for delivery through … read more...

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