Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab price journeys higher when demand spikes. But can you get around it?
Earlier this month, when we set about to demystify some of the worst business jargon at the World Economic Forum in Davos, we could not have imagined it would hit so many of our readers’ raw nerves. Hundreds felt compelled to get in touch with their own submissions, some unprintable, but the best of which […]
Image copyright Alamy Image caption Popeye encouraged children to eat spinach in the 1930s. Should something equally creative be tried today? Advertisers are the experts at persuading us to eat burgers, crisps and fizzy drinks. But what if they tried to sell us something healthier? Popeye may be half the size of his arch-rival Bluto, […]
Image copyright Getty Images Kleenex is scrapping “Mansize” branding from its tissue boxes after 60 years on the shelves as consumers called it out for being sexist. The company said the tissues would now be called “Extra Large”. One customer questioned the firm after her four-year-old son asked if “girls, boys and mummies” can use […]