4 Feb 2006

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 25

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 25: 01/01/06 – 31/01/06 New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: SERVICES Mobile Barbers Dena Kaufer, a 20-year veteran of the hair biz, has retrofitted three Winnebagos into full-feature salons on wheels. More than
3 Feb 2006

USB At Wrist

Shiny Shiny: Technology as fashion isn’t new. Years ago, I walked around with cannibalised computer chips dangling from bits of metal and called it “jewelry.” The rubberised, Imation Flash Wristband goes a step further by being not
2 Feb 2006

Nature Call

we make money not art: Some men avoid going to the public toilets due to the smelly atmosphere and, unable to find a wildlife tree, they go for street corners or the facade of your favourite bar.
1 Feb 2006

Solar Golf Bag

Tech Digest: Technology and golf have never really crossed paths. Check trousers, a Ronnie Corbett sweater, some clubs, balls and a bag – that’s been sufficient for years. So why not ruffle a few feathers in the
31 Jan 2006

Moody Player

The Uber-Review: Walt Disney is working on a multimedia player that selects songs based on the owner’s latest mood via wrist sensors. The sensors, measure and collects body temperature, perspiration and pulse rate to build a profile
31 Jan 2006

Powerpuff Make-up Artists

The Sunday Times: Women have always treated the ladies like a no man’s land, a place where the barriers and bitchiness of womanhood come down and two strangers will bond over the texture of a Stila lip
30 Jan 2006

Megastar Campaign

Yenra: The spring television and print advertising campaign for Candie’s will feature four celebrities: Singer, actress, megastar Hilary Duff; Grammy nominee Ciara; and actresses Michelle Trachtenberg and Samaire Armstrong. This is the first time the brand has
30 Jan 2006

Radical Cosmetics

BusinessWeek: For products as individual and personal as the look of your face, it is remarkable that cosmetics merchandising in the U.S. has remained stuck in its longstanding “look but don’t touch” tradition. On one hand, drug

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30 Jan 2006

More than Laundry

Springwise: Slate is an all-inclusive laundry service for NYC residents available through the web. Customers sign up for a weekly flat fee of USD 50-60 (GBP 29-35/EUR 42-50), receive a Slate hamper, then choose a pick-up time.
29 Jan 2006

Fortune Cookies

inQ7money: Fortune cookies used to be found only in a few Chinese restaurants. Or seen in Hollywood movies. This delicacy was immortalized, for instance, in a 1966 film “The Fortune Cookie” starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
29 Jan 2006

Fashion Plates

PittsburghLIVE.com: It is now possible for luxury-loving, label-conscious consumers to eat their meals from dinnerware created by their favorite fashion designers. In a time when when singers, actors, and media personalities ranging from Sean Combs and Gwen
28 Jan 2006

Compelling Ad

Yenra: ANI has appointed DZP Marketing Communications to lead the strategic development and repositioning of Atkins Advantage. DZP has designed a new national print campaign designed to articulate the Atkins Advantage: a unique nutrition advantage versus the