It was a celebrity chef smackdown when Anthony Bourdain went after fellow celebrity chef Paula Deen on Tuesday’s “Good Morning America” show. Bourdain denounced Deen as “greedy” and “cynical.”
The two famous cooks have very different specialties, as Bourdain shares his love for exotic dishes from equally exotic places, while Deen in renowned for her down-home cooking that’s as unhealthy as it is delicious. Deen has already come under fire for continuing to dish up fat and sugar laden recipes while hiding a personal diagnosis of diabetes.
There’s no better place to fill your Easter basket than your neighborhood Walmart, and the nation’s largest retail chain is ready for the holiday with all the things you need to celebrate. This year, Walmart is emphasizing the most fun additions to the Easter basket and feeding the family a delicious holiday dinner without blowing the budget. Here are some of Walmart’s ideas for Easter.
Lots of shoppers totally love Amazon for a variety of reasons. Let’s face it—Amazon.com is just about the most fun you can have with a computer and a credit card that’s actually legal in all states. A new study confirms this and more about the most popular retailer that doesn’t even have one real store.
The once omnipresent big box store may be a thing of the past very soon, or at least there won’t be as many of them. It was a sign of the times when Best Buy announced this week that they would be closing 50 big stores while opening 100 smaller ones. The major chains like Best Buy, Target and Walmart aren’t going away, but they are moving in a different direction.
As it faces increased competition, the Walmart chain is putting the emphasis on what it started out doing—delivering the lowest prices anywhere. The Benton, Arkansas-based company has revealed a $2 billion plan to “reinvest” in having the lowest prices in an effort to get more customers into the 3,868 Walmart stores.
When the singing Chipmunks made their debut on a Christmas novelty song more than 50 years ago, who would have guessed that Alvin and his pals would still be entertaining us in 2012? Not only is the squeaky-voiced trio raking in the cash for movies, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, they have their own line of fashion apparel at the Walmart chain. How could we expect less from a $1 billion box office franchise?