'Sideline' products will be in the spotlight at BookExpo

LEGO merchandise is displayed at Barnes and Noble bookstore on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Pembroke Pines, Fla. At this year’s national publishing convention, BookExpo, non-book items will be a main attraction. Non-book products can account for 20 percent or more of overall sales at bookstores. BookExpo runs Wednesday to Friday in New York. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) For as long […]

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Popular vaping products contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, study says

Popular e-cigarette products in the United States may be contaminated with harmful bacterial and fungal toxins, a new study from Harvard researchers suggests. When looking at 75 e-cigarette cartridges and e-liquid products from the top-selling brands in 2013, the team found that 23% contained traces of endotoxin and that that 81% contained traces of glucan. Endotoxins are found on Gram-negative bacteria and glucan is found on most […]

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Blockchain is Used to Track the Origin of Products in Italy

As the use of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology continues to gain traction in Italy, Carrefour – a French supermarket group – is strongly committed to technological innovation in tracking over 20 of its 300 branded products in its supply chain, and plans to achieve tracking of origin (place of source) of more than 20% of its products being offered by […]

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Self-Styled Self-Help Guru Shamelessly Uses Bitcoin Price Crash to Hawk Products

In a sickly article posted to Business Insider, a self-styled, self-help guru and author of the book, “I Will Teach You to Be Rich”, has used the recent Bitcoin price crash as an excuse to advertise his “right attitude, right results” rhetoric. In his thinly-veiled advertorial, Ramit Sethi views the Bitcoin price performance through the narrowest blinkers imaginable and states […]

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SEC Suspends the Trading of Two Cryptocurrency Products

On 09 September, Reuters reported that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made an announcement it is stopping the trade of two investment products. The agency also reveals that there is a lingering confusion over the validity of these investment products as an Exchange Traded Funds ETFs. Therefore, it has to step in and suspend the trading of the […]

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