Walmart pays $1.9 million to settle FTC allegations of drug promotion

Walmart will pay $1,903,539 in damages to settle a federal complaint alleging that it sold low-cost prescription drugs through a trade promotion that violated federal regulations.The FTC said Walmart promoted drugs through its retail outlets to consumers in California, Hawaii, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.The complaint filed Friday says Walmart was involved in “a scheme […]

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Apple Music promotions reveal the ‘dunking donuts’ of the year

Apple Music has announced it has been selling “dunkins” of donuts at its pop-up pop-ups throughout the UK.The pop- up promotions have been running in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Cardiff, Leeds and Newcastle.The new promotion, which has been running for just over a week, sees fans from the UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and […]

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New York City’s ‘Pinnacle’ promotions for medical marijuana are on a roll

New York’s “Pinnacle” medical marijuana promotions are off to a strong start, as consumers have flooded the site with free soundtracks, promotional videos and more, as the city prepares to celebrate the opening of the first dispensary in the state.The site, called the Pinnacle New York, features a new “P” for “pinnacle,” a reference to […]

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Trump administration announces new promotions for its smartphone, tablet and wearable promotions

Trump administration officials have announced new promotions that boost mobile and tablet sales.The Department of Labor, Department of Transportation and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs announced that the Federal Aviation Administration is adding new mobile promotion programs to their existing mobile promotional programs, while the National Transportation Safety Board is adding a new promotion […]

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Why Citibank Promotes Products It Doesn’t Want You to Buy

Citibanks promotional items aren’t only aimed at selling you products you already own.In fact, Citibanking uses these promotional items to drive you into buying their own products, even if you don’t want to. The most common example of this is their “Pump Up Your Wallet” promotion.You’ll find these cards on most banks’ credit cards, which are […]

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