Tim Hortons To Expand Internationally

Cynthia Cheng Now that Tim Hortons has set foot in Manhattan, it is looking to go elsewhere in the world, including Asia.  The question, of course, is will it do well there?  Doughnuts, or at least, the doughnut that we commonly associate with people in law enforcement, are not commonly found in Asia, not even […]

Win a Competition with Josh Duhamel and Drambuie

Robert Haynes-Peterson Canadians are being called up on from across the land to participate in the 2010 Drambuie Pursuit, and epic outdoor adventure challenge taking place in the Scottish Highlands. Even better, if you’re selected as a “modern day rebel,” you’ll batter actor Josh Duhamel and his team Josh, racing speedboats, white water rafts, dune […]

Lack of Exposure, Just Like Me Syndrome or Something More?

Cynthia Cheng The Jezebel and Big Bad Baby Names (registration required to read this board) posts about the “racist” KFC ads in Australia have me thinking.  Is the very reason that American commenters not understanding the fact that Australians did not see the ad as racist a misunderstanding or something else (just a backgrounder: the […]

Tim Hortons in the Big Apple? Yea or Nay?

[poll id=”83″] Globe and Mail article

Designs by K. Cayetano: Internationally Inspired Jewellery

For Karen Cayetano Leano, fashion is in the blood.  In her bio, she notes that stylishness comes from her father, while the love of jewellery comes from her mom.  Though she does not have formal education in fashion – her undergraduate degree is in business – she has worked as a production manager in the […]

Blockbuster Inc.: From Tiny Texas Shop to International Entertainment Company

It’s hard to believe that Blockbuster (NYSE: BBI) will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in a year.  The video chain, which started in Texas in 1985, was one of the first video rental companies in the world.  The company opened its first store in Texas, but soon expanded across the United States and then the world. […]

Tim Hortons: Coffee and Canadiana

For many Canadians, when it comes to affordable store-bought coffee, it’s all about the Tims (also known as Timmys).  Tim Hortons (TSX: THI.TO; NYSE: THI), that is.  Opened in 1964, the company was founded by late Toronto Maple Leaf player, Tim Horton, selling doughnuts, coffee and other treats.  Three years later, Horton’s investor, Ron Joyce took […]