Recently on Consumerist...
Tears for Sears: Kmart isn’t closing all of its stores. Nope. Yet some employees are quietly worried that the whole chain is about to shut down.
Going over the Atlantic: JetBlue is looking into creating its first trans-Atlantic flights, shifting away from its status as a primarily domestic discount carrier.
New life for old malls: Baby boomers are getting older and need more medical care, millennials’ kids need vaccinations and checkups, and malls have relatively cheap rent and plentiful parking, and need more steady tenants. So, malls with medical clinics make sense, right?
Bang or bust?: T-Mobile Tuesdays have sometimes been T-Mobile Trouble for the big pink carrier. Two months in, it’s hard to tell if the rewards program is actually useful… or if it’s the digital version of that set of coupons you throw out every week.
Life imitates art: Fans of classic ’90s TV and wacky schemes may remember an episode of the show Seinfeld where a character hauls soda bottles from New York to Michigan to redeem them for the deposits. Well, one man did it in real life, and now faces jail time.