Lightning Round: Consumers, Millennials, Bar Rescue and More

By Frazer Jones
When it rains, it pours – more bad news for Tesco, as executives in its South Korea branch are facing prosecution for allegedly selling the pers...
  • When it rains, it pours – more bad news for Tesco, as executives in its South Korea branch are facing prosecution for allegedly selling the personal information of more than 5 million consumers to third party companies. ~ Telegraph
  • McDonald’s has a Millennial problem: how is it affecting the brand’s bottom line? ~ Business Insider
  • Don’t let Jon Taffer and Bar Rescue ruin bars for you – let it be an inspiration to hold your businesses to a higher standard (or at least a minimum standard of cleanliness and decency). ~ Buzzfeed
  • Would you charge your consumers for ice? What if it was fancy ice? What about if droughts continue and water utility prices rise? It seems frivolous now, but it could become a significantly more complex question in the near future. ~ Eater
  • Who knew that oysters had such a positive cleansing effect on their surrounding environment? A fishery employee took to social media to educate the public with enlightening results. ~ Upworthy
  • As he moves into retirement, outgoing General Mills CMO Mark Addicks reflects on some of his favorite campaigns over the years. ~ Ad Age
  • Read about how Panera and Chipotle are tackling sustainability by starting with small achievable initiatives and then growing from there. ~ QSR Web
  • SodaStream sales have fallen drastically, leading the company to shut down its controversial West Bank production facility with plans to regroup and move its operations to Northern Israel. ~ Buzzfeed News
  • Just a simple yet effective comment from Denny’s comparing its breakfasts to Marvel’s Phase 3 outline. ~ The Mary Sue
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