ThinkGeek has come up with a way for grilling aficionados to lay claim to their favored piece of meat. The customizable BBQ Branding Iron lets users sear their name directly onto meat as it cooks on the grill.
British consumers are shelving plans for big-ticket purchases as a result of a gloomy outlook on the economy, according to a new report from the Nationwide Building Society. Increases in taxes and energy bills combined with meager wage gains have dampened consumer outlook since the beginning of the year.
Customers at Sawgrass Mills in South Florida now have the option of storing luggage and packages on-site while they shop, or having bags and bundles shipped home or delivered to the airport, under a program launched earlier this month with Las Vegas-based Bags to Go. Shoppers can call, text or e-mail to have their packages delivered to them when it's time to leave.
Williams-Sonoma is offering the Beer Making Kit to aid would-be brewmasters in producing homemade IPA or summer wheat ale. The kit includes a fermenting jug, tubing and an airlock, brewing up the beer in 17 days.
U.S. consumer confidence levels have stabilized near an all-time low after weeks of decreases, according to the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index's latest results. The index landed at minus 47 for the week ending Aug. 21 but did show meager improvements in subcategories associated with personal finance and overall economic outlook.