Plano-based Frito Lay gained 4% more revenue last quarter, even despite rising commodity costs (Dallas Morning News). To celebrate, go buy yourself a bag of Cheetos today–just tell yourself you’re helping our local economy…
Businessweek has an interesting article on why the Euro has not fallen as much as would be expected–especially with the unrest/financial crisis in some of its member states. I thought this quote was interesting/unnerving:
Even though 90 percent of Americans have a bank account, over half the world does not, according to Businessweek.
Apparently, the NFL Pro Bowl may not be played this year, or ever again. At first when I saw this, I was a bit saddened–but then I realized that I can’t remember the last time I actually watched the Pro Bowl, or even cared. Its lack of competitiveness is a joke, which is apparently why Roger Goodell believes its better not to even play the game.
To brag on my own church, this article from the Dallas Morning News shares how a Charity Car Show put on by the church this past weekend raised over $7,000 and 675 lbs of food for local food banks.
Finally, here’s a tip on marketing from Constant Contact’s Blog about Facebook as an advertising tool.
Finally, here’s a quote to get you started today: