The Birth and Infancy of Netflix Netflix became an idea when founder Reed Hastings was furious over owing $40 in late fees to his local Blockbuster. Hastings had forgotten to return a copy of the 1995 film, Apollo 13, of which he could have purchased 3 copies for the same amount he paid in late … Continue reading How a Little Problem Turned Netflix Into a Big Company
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the doors of your favourite companies? I am a regular customer at Clearly, an online prescription glasses retailer. Clearly is a Canadian brand under the Essilor Group, a French-based ophthalmic optics company that manufactures and markets the lenses used in all kinds of eyewear. Clearly's glasses are high … Continue reading Technology Seen Clearly, at Clearly.ca
Being a responsible consumer is something that I've always been passionate about. In an ideal world, if you could choose between two products that were equal in quality and price, you would almost always choose the product that aligns it's corporate social responsibility (CSR) to your values. This would entice brands to become more competitive … Continue reading At Sephora: 16 Cosmetic Companies That Save The World
Chanel is one of the most successful, long-standing, and recognizable companies in the fashion industry. It was first established in 1909 by Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, and as of 2018, it has grown into a 10 billion-dollar company. The brand’s signature items throughout their history include the women's Chanel Suit, the Chanel No. 5 fragrance, and … Continue reading Four Modern Business Principles by Coco Chanel
If you're like me and you equate consumerism to the ability to vote with your dollars, The Giving Keys is a social enterprise that needs to be on your radar. Continue reading...