Paper Products

Typo Tarnishes Irish Postal Service's Moon Landing Stamps
July 24, 2019 at 12:11 pm

Thanks to heteronyms, homographs, homonyms and homophones, English can prove a head-scratching language that leads to numerous typos. Who among us, for example, has typed “form” when meaning “from”? Well, it appears that Irish can be equally troublesome, especially when it comes to proofreading, as two stamps that commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon…

Dorney Park Pulls Personalized Rifle Bullet Merchandise After Complaints
June 3, 2019 at 11:55 am

Dorney Park, an amusement park in Allentown, Pa., was on the receiving end of customer complaints after visitors found that a park gift shop was selling personalized bullet cartridge keychains. The item, a rifle bullet in an embossed leather holder with a keychain, had on its packaging the words "The Right to Keep and Bear…

Burger King's New 'Real Meals' Are Silly, But They Have a Good Message
May 3, 2019 at 1:56 pm

For a long time, themed kids' fast food meals were dominated by the Happy Meal. It became a catch-all term for neatly packaged meals that kids liked. Other restaurants tried, but nothing had the longevity or brand awareness domination of the Happy Meal. Burger King is trying its best, though, to face off against the…

Branded Wrapping Paper Is Big Right Now
December 18, 2018 at 12:29 pm

A week from today, the excitement emanating from children (and quite a few adults) all over the world will be irrepressible as they receive their Christmas gifts. To enjoy the seasonal endowments, most consumers will end up tearing away ample amounts of wrapping paper, with the act of opening often regarded as being as much…

Armed Robbers Steal $300K Worth of World Cup Stickers
June 7, 2018 at 1:34 pm

Buenos Aires police reported that armed men went into a printing business and took about $360,000 worth of Panini World Cup stickers, collectibles kind of like baseball cards. Local officials said that the business' security cameras were unable to get a clear view of the robbers' faces, and they are still at large...

Starbucks Commits $10M to Find a Recyclable Single-Use Coffee Cup
April 5, 2018 at 12:54 pm

The purpose of the venture will be to design and develop a fully recyclable and compostable cup for use in Starbucks’ 28,000 locations around the world. Each year, 600 billion paper and plastic cups are distributed globally, and despite reportedly accounting for only 1 percent of this total, Starbucks has decided to take initiative with the hope that other corporations will follow suit...