Tag Archives: Brands

Thousands of People Paid Nearly $100 for a Ferrari Scratch-and-Sniff Calendar

You might think of Ferrari as a car company, and if you did, you’d be wrong. It’s so limiting. Ferrari should also be better known for its other materialistic conquests, like this $100 scratch-and-sniff calendar it convinced thousands of people to buy.

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Cars Aren’t People

There are a lot of annoying things that are wrong in the car space. Women are often still treated as decorations at race tracks, the word “dynamism” is far overused, and the engine noises aren’t even real half the time. But there’s something that eats away at me in a far more routine fashion, like a chronic pain that…

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This Has to Be GM’s Strangest and Least-Known Brand

If there’s one thing that General Motors seems to love more than anything, it’s car brands. Even more than cars themselves, GM has always held a special delight for the individual marques. Remember, this is the company that somehow found shades of marketing difference between Buick and Oldsmobile for decades, the…

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You Can Now Learn More About Ferrari With This Reasonable $30,000 Book

Look, we get it. There are Ferrari fans out there. There are Ferrari fans who have a lot of money and like to show it off, in a “please come to my unfathomably large home and see all of my rare collectibles” manner. “Exclusive” is to those people what “free food” is to the rest of us lowly common folk—irresistible.

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Cadillac Proved That Brand Means Nothing If You Can’t Back It Up

Flashy commercials, trendy hashtags and big events in the world of fashion and the arts are just a few of the ways that Cadillac attempted to woo new buyers in the nearly five years that former U.S. Audi boss Johan de Nysschen ran the shop. Yet while these efforts look good in the glossy pages of a men’s magazine or…

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How Much Do You Save With Generic Brands, and When Is Spending More Worth It?

How Much Do You Save With Generic Brands, and When Is Spending More Worth It?

We all know that the generic, store brand of most goods are cheaper. Most of them are usually just as good if not identical to the name brand. We want to know how much you save by going with the off brand.

Personal finance site Three Thrifty Guys decided to make a chart of their own experience with this experiment. During a typical shopping trip, the site compared prices between 16 different items they normally buy. They found that what would normally cost $56.24 for name brand goods only cost $41.51 by buying store brand items. A total savings of $14.73. Not too bad!

I was surprised at how quickly the savings added up. Choosing the cheapest option resulted in over 25% savings! For my wife and I (no kids), there would be about a $60 difference between choosing generic brand and named brands each month.

Of course, everyone buys different stuff, so how does your experience differ? Have you ever compared your usual shopping budget to see how much you save by skipping the big name labels? Alternatively, when is it worth it to you to spend the extra money to get a different brand?

Brand Name vs. No-name Brand: A Price Comparison | Three Thrifty Guys

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Cadillac’s Opening A Pop-Up Coffee Shop

“Our issue is not the quality of the product,” Cadillac’s brand director Melody Lee told Bloomberg. “Our challenge is relevance.”

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Brand Names You Might Be Pronouncing Incorrectly

There are a handful of brand names out there that are commonly mispronounced. A lot of it has to do with a mistranslation between languages, but it’s still interesting to learn which brands you might be saying incorrectly. This infographic lays them out.

The infographic, from UK brand Made By Oomph, lists 30 brand names that are commonly mispronounced and tells you how to pronounce them properly. Keep in mind, the infographic is from the UK, so if you’re in the US, there are some brands you might surprised to learn are commonly mispronounced in other parts of the world. Check out the infographic, then head to the full post below.

Have You Been Pronouncing These 30 Brand Names Incorrectly? | Made By Oomph

Brand Names You Might Be Pronouncing Incorrectly

Brand Names You Might Be Pronouncing Incorrectly

There are a handful of brand names out there that are commonly mispronounced. A lot of it has to do with a mistranslation between languages, but it’s still interesting to learn which brands you might be saying incorrectly. This infographic lays them out.

The infographic, from UK brand Made By Oomph, lists 30 brand names that are commonly mispronounced and tells you how to pronounce them properly. Keep in mind, the infographic is from the UK, so if you’re in the US, there are some brands you might surprised to learn are commonly mispronounced in other parts of the world. Check out the infographic, then head to the full post below.

Have You Been Pronouncing These 30 Brand Names Incorrectly? | Made By Oomph

Brand Names You Might Be Pronouncing Incorrectly

Sometimes automaker Twitter accounts can post cool stuff.



Sometimes automaker Twitter accounts can post cool stuff. This morphing video of Nissan GT-R generations makes me nauseous though. [Nissan on Twitter]

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