Prada Candy I can’t recall many occasions when I’ve felt conflicted about an offering from Prada. Even when the brand is at the zenith of zany – see the spring 2011 collection – I have still mustered up myriad reasons to defend my love for Miuccia, whose grandfather and great uncle founded the leather-goods business … Continue reading Prada Candy? The new fragrance is a head-scratcher
LifeSavers I feel fine. Everything is fine. Then my legs feel week. I start to feel like my head can’t stay up – almost like my neck is rejecting the weight of it. My hands begin to shake … and then my whole body. My heart feels like it is escaping my chest, and sweat … Continue reading How candy regularly saves my life.
Displayed on the walls of the Gorant candy store in Austintown are paintings by various local artists. The gallery is run by Austintown Gorant store owner Lori Gavalier and Joyce Gottron. Photo by Robert K. Yosay After reopening the Gorant candy store in Austintown last fall, Lori Gavalier and Joyce Gottron, former parks supervisor, decided … Continue reading Austintown candy store doubles as art gallery
Willy Wonka Party Remember that can of soda you let your kid drink at that birthday party last week and felt guilty about for the rest of the day? No biggie. Neither is that box of Sour Patch Watermelons he devoured when you took him to see The Smurfs. (Okay, that was me — I swear I … Continue reading Candy-Crazed Mom Spends Thousands on 5-Year-Old’s Sugar Party
It could be the mighty growth of the Baby Boomer population or a hearkening for simpler times, but unit sales of hard sugar candies have increased almost 5% in the past year, as reported in Professional Candy Buyer July/August issue. According to Symphony Group, a Chicago-based market research firm, manufacturers sold $320.7 million worth of … Continue reading Candy Sales Up This Year, Remind Customers of Simpler Times