Posts Tagged 'Valentine’s Day'

Fast food: The most romantic of industries

Brian Brown, ReporterThank God I’m married.

When it comes to a marketing holiday such as Valentine’s Day, I know I don’t have to worry about who might be the object of my affection. And frankly, my partner and I have been together long enough now that we aren’t overly concerned about impressing each other at this point. She gets something she likes (hopefully); I get something I like, and we can call it a day. Continue reading ‘Fast food: The most romantic of industries’

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The business of love

Brian Brown, Reporter

Cupid’s back. And the arrows he slings are pricey for his targets.

The Census Bureau recently released a host of facts and figures it compiled tied to the lovers’ holiday, which, in case you were wondering, was first recognized in Rome in A.D. 496 by Pope Gelasius I. More than 1,500 years later, the holiday means big business. Continue reading ‘The business of love’


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