The numbers for October 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Cupcakes, the cost of digital projectors and more numbers we're watching today.
Final Note

Don't call it a Crumback

Jul 10, 2014
Share prices skyrocketed over rumors of a revived Crumbs Bake Shop.

As the cupcake crumbles: Lessons from Crumbs' demise

Jul 8, 2014
Crumbs expanded quickly and even went public.

Why the legend of the cupcake is mostly myth

May 26, 2014
David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers", shatters illusions about the cupcake fad
Final Note

Have we entered cupcake deflation?

May 16, 2013
Cupcake prices have dropped eight-tenths of a percent over the past year.

Cupcakes meet bitcoins

Apr 17, 2013
Baker Jennifer Longson runs one of a handful of retail businesses that accept bitcoins as payment. Where some see twin bubbles, she insists cupcakes or bitcoins are sticking around.
Robots Ate My Job

The future of... cupcakes?

Mar 30, 2012
Sprinkles Cupcakes installs a robotic cupcake ATM.

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Mid-day Extra: Cupcakegate and TSA proof products

Jan 17, 2012
A company in Rhode Island has come out with a TSA-safe cupcake in response to the incident last month where a cupcake was confiscated in an airport for its gel-like frosting.
News In Brief

How much is your fancy cupcake worth?

Jan 10, 2011
Would you pay $4.50 for a fancy cupcake? How about $66 million for the Crumbs? Crumbs Bake Shop, the nation's largest cupcake chain, is going p...

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