Straight off the heels of a record sales year for their cars, Porsche's licensing and trinket house, Porsche Design, has also had a banner year. Sales for the business increased 52% over last year.
The French are known for making things. Cheeses. Wines. Peugeots. And tires. Michelin is one of the largest tire manufacturing concerns in the world, just churning out the circular rubbery things.
Thomas the Tank Engine and his primary-colored Friends have already been accused of being anti-Semetic, fascist, imperialistic, and sexist thugs, but now Forbes is jumping on the anti-Sodor bandwagon with accusations of crony capitalism:
There’s clearly a bit of cronyism on…
No, this isn’t some insane Ted Nugent diatribe about the gub’mint getting in the way of Real America and Real Americans. The wonks with glasses (do they have glasses? I’m not sure. I have glasses) over at NPR’s Planet Money took a look today at why buying a new car sucks, always, without fail.