Beauty Products

ShopSmart Decodes Virtually Meaningless Beauty Claims

Posted October 11, 2012 by pressrelease

Common label terms to ignore on creams, cleansers, makeup and more Plenty of beauty products make claims that sound official but actually hold no legal definition. The November 2012 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, decodes 15 common label terms used on beauty products, including five that shoppers should ignore. “Only a few claims […]

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Finance

ShopSmart: Must-Have Free Apps That Save Money

Posted October 9, 2012 by pressrelease

November issue highlights sites and apps that can help shoppers score great deals YONKERS, NY — Hunting down deals and finding the best stuff to buy use to be a lot of work.  But these days, mobile technology can easily help shoppers find what they are looking for at a great price.  The November 2012 […]

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Consumer Shows

International Restaurant & Food Services Show of New York – 2012

Posted March 10, 2012 by Len Rapoport

he International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York – AKA,  the NY Restaurant Show – is the only event in New York exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry. My wife Gladys and I have covered this show for the last 6 years and we have watched it evolve over the years. This year […]

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Animals & Pets

Make Healthy “Georgie Meatloaf” For Your Dog

Posted January 22, 2012 by Len Rapoport

Our recipe for the healthiest and freshest dog food on the internet. We call it Georgie Meatloaf after our dogs name and it has been tested by over 39,000 readers and viewers of our popular YouTube video. Find out how you can make this great, fresh meatloaf for your dog at home, filled with the best ground turkey and beef and loads of veggies and fruits. Guaranteed to make your dog happy. Now you can show your dog the unconditional love he shows you.

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Christmas

Holiday Retail Season Starts Strong, Despite Stagnant Consumer Confidence

Posted December 9, 2011 by pressrelease

Personal electronics lead relatively strong holiday season outlook for retailers with consumers, proving they are in the mood to shop YONKERS, NY — December’s Consumer Reports Index, a measure of overall consumer financial health, showed that despite flagging confidence and a weak employment picture, the holiday season is off to a good start, with excellent activity in […]

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Christmas

Seven tips for hassle-free holiday shopping

Posted November 14, 2011 by pressrelease

oliday shopping—with its long checkout lines, sold-out must-haves, credit-card snafus and gift-wrapping marathons can take its toll on even the most patient consumers.  “In the frenzy of the holidays, even disciplined shoppers might spend too much or make poor gift choices,” said  Noreen Perrotta, editor, Consumer Reports Money Adviser.  “Steering clear of common holiday shopping […]

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Christmas

Consumerist.Com Unveils Its “CHRISTMAS CREEP”

Posted October 25, 2011 by pressrelease

Urges Readers to Fight Back Against Retailers Who Put Out Christmas Decorations Early YONKERS, N.Y. – These days, it’s not uncommon for Christmas decorations and décor to find their way to retailers’ floors as early as July. At Consumerist.com, they call this insidious phenomenon “Christmas Creep,” and this year, they’ve decided to bring it to […]

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Halloween

Protect Your Car’s Paint From Halloween “Tricks”

Posted October 25, 2011 by pressrelease

ure, Halloween is spooky. But the morning after could be even scarier if you find your car has been “tricked” with broken eggs, silly string, or smashed pumpkins. If left on the paint for a period of time this nasty mess can cause permanent stains, which is not only unsightly but can lower your vehicle’s […]

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Animals & Pets

What Kind Of Frog Is This?

Posted September 9, 2011 by Aaron Wormus

A tale of self proclaimed internet expert, a frog and a 7-year-old girl This morning while inspecting my yard I found a cute 2-inch long frog. After snapping a quick picture I called Mia, my 7-year-old, out to take a look at it, while I quickly sat down at the computer to find out what […]

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