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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 10:17 AM PDT

Waze Gets Into the Order-Ahead Business With Dunkin' Donuts

Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some... »

Click for Candy: How Online Retailers Boost Impulse Buys

Click for Candy: How Online Retailers Boost Impulse Buys

Supermarket layouts are carefully calibrated to tempt people into impulsive purchases, and now food makers are trying to adapt their strategies as people do more of their shopping online. Part of the worry for... »

Remember Zima? Clear Malt Beverage Poised for US Comeback

Remember Zima? Clear Malt Beverage Poised for US Comeback

Get ready to finally peel yourself off of that bar stool you’ve been stuck on since the ‘90s—Zima is making a comeback to coolers in the U.S. Zima was discontinued in America in 2008, according to Crain’s, but... »

Classic Game Piece Voted Out of Monopoly Board Game

Classic Game Piece Voted Out of Monopoly Board Game

You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added... »

I Dough: Domino's Launches Pizza Lovers Wedding Registry

I Dough: Domino's Launches Pizza Lovers Wedding Registry

Forget the fine china. Domino's Pizza has launched a wedding registry site that allows couples to order the pie of their dreams. Domino's spokeswoman Jenny Fouracre says the company launched the site just... »

'A Particular Set of Skills': 'Taken' Prequel Set for Debut

“Taken,” a modern-day, nail-biting thriller, follows the story of Bryan Mills in a new television series that takes place 30 years before the movie of the same name. As he fights to overcome the trauma of... »

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were... »

For Sale: Bethenny Frankel's $5.25M SoHo Apartment

For Sale: Bethenny Frankel's $5.25M SoHo Apartment

Bethenny Frankel is parting with her luxurious SoHo apartment in New York. The "Real Housewives" star's residence was posted on Tuesday at a whopping $5.25 million. »

It's a Boy: American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll

It's a Boy: American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll

American Girl is getting its first boy character this season, Today.com reports. Logan Everett, a gray-eyed, brown-haired boy who plays the drums, is an 18-inch doll being released Thursday with Tenney,... »

George Orwell's '1984' is Headed to Broadway

George Orwell's '1984' is Headed to Broadway

The hit London stage adaptation of Orwell's timely novel will premiere on Broadway this summer, in a limited engagement production set to open on June 22 at the Hudson Theatre. »

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