Saturday, November 3, 2012

Inventure Foods

from Inventure Food Q3 2012: 

>>The Frozen segment net revenues, which includes Jamba® All Natural Smoothies, totaled $22.8 million for the quarter, were up 62.3% over the prior-year period.  Continuing the momentum from the first half of 2012, net revenues for the Frozen segment excluding Jamba® increased 72.7% for the quarter due to continued growth in branded and private label sales to new and existing customers.  Jamba® net revenues for the quarter totaled $4.3 million, an increase of 28.6% compared $3.3 million in the third quarter of 2011.

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Monday, October 29, 2012

Haptics beyond the iPhone 5


>>Advanced haptics, like arrows that feel like they’re rising when they’re not, is complex. So complex it clearly risked adding unwanted bulk to the latest slimline iPhone. Which means haptics needs longer in the labs until its technology is thinner, lighter and more robus—and Apple is clearer about exactly what value it will deliver to consumers, which is always a question with haptics.
But while the more advanced haptics missed its September 14 debut, it is gathering momentum behind the scenes and is something marketers should be aware of.