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Hormel unveils bacon-scented wrapping paper

When Hormel says, “Everything is better wrapped in bacon,” it means it. While asparagus, dates, and even steaks are often wrapped in these savory slices of pork, Hormel Foods is hoping fans will also enjoy gifts wrapped in its new bacon-scented wrapping paper. Click here to read the story at

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Does Santa Shop at the Home Depot in Fairbanks, Alaska?

Lots of brands put their employees in ads, but this one stands a tad above the rest, buoyed by understated performances that are positively priceless. Cute quips include: “There’a a lot of Nicks in this town” and “This is Alaska. There’s a lot of guys with beards.” Click here to

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Chains jump on Friendsgiving marketing opportunities

With vaccines (and boosters) widely available, and more people feeling comfortable with holiday gatherings, “Friendsgiving” celebrations appear to be back in full force this year—at least judging by the wide variety of restaurant deals themed to the informal holiday. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What

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TJ Maxx is raising prices on some upscale brands

TJ Maxx’s stores have been popular in the pandemic with shoppers looking to score bargains on designer brands — but it’s been raising prices on some of those upscale products. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is pricing? Why is pricing an important component of

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