Friday Rewind

OREOiD Brings Personalized, Custom Oreos Direct-to-Consumer
December 7, 2020 at 1:29 pm

Oreo is bringing customization capabilities direct to consumers through its new OREOiD program, which allows users to put their logo or image on custom-designed cookies. Customers can buy either two- or eight-count packs with eight different color fillings to choose from and a variety of personalization options, including image uploads...

Ohio Doctor Invents Pen Sanitizing Device for Keeping Office Pens Clean
December 2, 2020 at 2:29 pm

Sharing pens isn’t like it used to be. There are sanitary measures that we haven’t really had to take until recently, at least outside of medical facilities. But a doctor in Ohio thinks he’s found a way to keep his current batch of pens without having to risk the spread of any disease or viruses...

Vaccine Verification, No Paper Tickets: What Ticketmaster's Plan Tells Us About How Live Events Could Return
November 16, 2020 at 1:39 pm

Thanks to promising news about a COVID-19 vaccine, there’s a glimmer of hope that live events like concerts, full-capacity sporting events and trade shows could return sometime soon. It’s still far too early to start penciling in live events for 2021, but Ticketmaster is planning ahead by creating a framework for what events could look like once a vaccine is rolled out...