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New RedEye -- I ate Pringles' hot dog flavored potato chips specifically so you don't have to. http://www.redeyechicago.com/restaurants-bars/redeye-hot-dog-flavored-pringles-review-20160205-story.html
Hot dogs and potato chips are one of the happiest food marriages you’ll find in American culinary history. But hot dog-flavored potato chips? Now you’re talking crazy.
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Segmented messaging during the holidays paid off big for lingerie e-retailer Adore Me https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/01/28/segmented-messages-are-key-holiday-email-marketing-success
Ask The Experts. What are the current trends in the Hardware Industry? Hardware & Home Improvement is one of the areas where web sales are growing rapidly. Don Davis See this answer and More · Top 500 Research · Webinars · Vendor Directory · Resource Library · IR Blog ...
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Amazon and Uber are stepping up their restaurant delivery options. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/01/21/amazon-and-uber-expand-their-food-delivery-options
Uber will offer a full menu for its UberEats service in 10 U.S. cities, while Amazon's restaurant delivery service enters its sixth market.
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New RedEye -- Soft tossing former Cubs pitcher Dan Haren brought the high heat to Twitter on Monday morning. http://www.redeyechicago.com/sports/redeye-former-cubs-pitcher-dan-haren-throws-twitter-heat-retirement-20160104-story.html
Soft-tossing former Cubs pitcher Dan Haren may only be able to throw a baseball 88 mph, nowhere near the fastest in the majors, but on Monday morning Haren brought some high heat to social media.
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FedEx, UPS and USPS report storm-related service disruptions.
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Fanatics acquired Kitbag with an eye on international expansion for $17 million https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/02/02/fanatics-acquires-uk-soccer-e-retailer-kitbag-17-million
Fanatics acquires UK soccer e-retailer Kitbag for $17 million - CEO Doug Mack says Kitbag was attractive because it allows Fanatics to immediately expand globally and grow its soccer business.
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Etsy is opening up a pop-up shop at the Macy's in Herald Square. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/01/28/etsy-opens-pop-shop-macys
Etsy opens a pop-up shop at Macy’s - The online marketplace will feature more than 50 items at the Etsy Shop inside Macy’s flagship store in New York City.
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El Chapo helps generate sales, create image problems for a web retailer. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/01/18/drug-lord-el-chapo-lights-sales-web-retailer
Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ lights up sales for a web retailer - Barabas Premium Apparel juggled order spikes and website crashes after a photo of notorious Mexican drug lord El Chapo, wearing a Barabas shirt, surfaced on Rolling Stone’s website.
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E-commerce traffic surged on New Year's Eve heading into 2016. https://www.internetretailer.com/2016/01/04/e-commerce-traffic-surged-over-new-years-weekend
E-commerce traffic surged over New Year’s weekend - E-commerce traffic from mobile devices steadily dropped from New Year’s Eve through Sunday.
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A surge in last minute online orders caused delivery headaches for FedEx. https://www.internetretailer.com/2015/12/30/handling-late-holiday-rush-proves-tough-fedex-and-ups
Handling the late holiday rush proves tough for FedEx and UPS - More than 60 million packages were delivered on Christmas Eve, according to ShipMatrix. FedEx even made deliveries on Christmas Day after a surge in online orders and bad weather kept the carr
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  • Internet Retailer
    Associate Editor, 2014 - present
    Editor covering all things online retail.
  • Self Employed
    Freelance Writer, 2010 - present
  • Public Communications Inc.
    Account Executive, 2010 - 2011
  • KWQC-TV (NBC affiliate)
    News Reporter/Photographer, 2007 - 2010
  • Chicago Rush
    Team Mascot, 2005 - 2007
  • WIFR-TV
    News Reporter/Photographer, 2006 - 2006
  • Milwaukee Brewers
    Media Relations Intern/Brew Crew Member (Racing Sausage), 2003 - 2006
  • WITI Fox6 Milwaukee
    Sports Dept. Intern, 2005 - 2005
  • Miami Dolphins
    Game Ops. Asst., 2004 - 2004
  • Indiana Firebirds
    Communications Intern, 2003 - 2004
  • MLB.com
    Contributor, 2009 - 2010
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Professional storyteller. Chicagoan. Human being.
Introduction
Editor at Internet Retailer magazine, freelance writer for RedEye.
Education
  • University of Miami
    Television Broadcast Journalism, 2004 - 2005
  • Purdue University
    Psychology, 2000 - 2004