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Welcome to "_____," would you like a bagel with that?

If you were opening a cafe that primarily served bagels (and their variations), pastries, coffee (and coffee related drinks), and tea, what would you call it? The wittier the better! (Non-witty are also welcome to apply.) [more inside]
posted by firei on Jul 28, 2009 - 59 answers

High-end baby boutiques in the DC Metro area? Selling handmade?

Where are the fancy stores that might help me sell my handmade baby clothes? [more inside]
posted by GardenGal on Jul 20, 2009 - 11 answers

Are shops allowed to add a fee for paying by credit card instead of cash?

Does it go against Visa / MasterCard / etc. policy for a retail store, such as a restaurant or coffee shop, to add a charge to your order if you use credit rather than paying by cash? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Jul 15, 2009 - 28 answers

dolla dolla bill y'all

What's actually worth it to buy from a dollar store? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Jun 30, 2009 - 66 answers

i can has online restaurant supply stores?

Are there any decent online restaurant supply stores? [more inside]
posted by Tu13es on Jun 26, 2009 - 16 answers

Where to buy travel adapters in NYC

Where to find a three-pronged British style electrical adapter plug in New York City? [more inside]
posted by cookie googleman on Jun 25, 2009 - 13 answers

Confessions of an Apple iPhone app store reviewer

Apple App Store Filter: A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an obscure blog that appeared to be written by an anonymous Apple App Store reviewer. I think it was linked to via Gizmodo or Engadget 2-3 weeks ago. Now I can't find it. [more inside]
posted by xotis on Jun 15, 2009 - 4 answers

Finding a Video Game from My Past

Find This Video Game Filter: Arcade machine, may not exist on a console, reminiscent of Pitfall with better graphics, approximately 12-15 years ago, played it at a local drugstore. More Details inside. Please help a video game guy! [more inside]
posted by xdeliriumx on Jun 10, 2009 - 13 answers

Antiquing means so many different things

I need an antique (or sufficiently vintage-y-antiqu-y styled) trunk for my living room. Problem: every piece I've seen to has been too big, too worn, too ugly, or too expensive. Where would I find stores/markets/fairs/dealers in the NYC metro area that might carry such trunks? I got a zipcar, so I can tool around the tri-state area. Insanely detailed requirements follow. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Jun 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Ethnic Jewelry in NYC?

I'm looking for a store in New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn, ideally) that sells ethnic and sterling silver jewelry. The store could have clothes, accessories, or art, but it should have a significant amount of jewelry for sale. Can anyone help me out? I'm of course googling on my own, but this is the kind of place you would know when you see it, and I can't walk all the streets of NYC. Thanks for any leads.
posted by tk on May 21, 2009 - 14 answers

Where to sell used books, CDs, DVDs, and gaming stuff in Chicagoland?

What are the best places in the Chicago area to sell used books, CDs, DVDs, and tabletop gaming materials? [more inside]
posted by korpios on Apr 24, 2009 - 9 answers

When does the Gare Cornavin ticket desk close?

When does the ticket desk at the Geneva, Switzerland train station Cornavin close on Fridays?
posted by Sneutrino on Apr 24, 2009 - 2 answers

Shirt Identifier? MHB - the College Store

I found a shirt that has MHB on the front with a the outline of a shape just below the MHB letters. The back had small text saying, "the College Store". I can put the outline shape picture up here but I figured that some one would know the answer without that - any help? What does MHB mean?
posted by royalchinook on Apr 7, 2009 - 8 answers

Interesting foods in ethnic groceries?

What interesting foods can only be found in ethnic grocery stores? [more inside]
posted by twoleftfeet on Mar 23, 2009 - 50 answers

What is a reputable, low-cost, non-PayPal merchant account to accept credit cards online?

What are some reputable, low-cost, non-PayPal merchant accounts that enable you to accept credit cards online? Extra credit question: what are the best designed and lowest cost Web store options? [more inside]
posted by roxie110 on Mar 17, 2009 - 15 answers

How to combine multiple physical shops and an online catalog within one website

Can you think of any examples of a retailer that has both a chain of physical stores and a "shop online" section? I've been helping out a friend who owns a knitting store with his website, and now that he's expanding I think we need to rethink the way his site works. I'm just wondering how other people organise things like stock levels when more than one physical location is involved. [more inside]
posted by web-goddess on Mar 9, 2009 - 13 answers

Electronics store in E. Cleveland?

Where can I buy ceramic disc capacitors, microcontrollers, and even arduinos in East Cleveland? [more inside]
posted by Emera Gratia on Mar 6, 2009 - 4 answers

To apply or not to apply

Should we apply for this store credit card or just pay the cash that we have? [more inside]
posted by ForeverDcember on Mar 6, 2009 - 12 answers

What's that web site?

I'm not sure if it was ever linked on Metafilter, but I remember running across a web site where bands could set up online streaming and downloading of their music, with multiple audio formats and multiple pricing options. There were also various visualizers built into the music players. Hive mind, who can help me track down the URL I've lost? It was a relatively recent find in my travels on the internets—possibly late 2008.
posted by emelenjr on Feb 19, 2009 - 3 answers

Baby and bike boutiques in the Big Apple

Headed to New York City, and looking for toddler-geared stores and bike shops. [more inside]
posted by fijiwriter on Feb 19, 2009 - 3 answers

Tips as to UNIX Shell Script to Programmatically Save a Webpage as a Text File

I'm writing a shell script to take a webpage and convert it into a text file. I'd appreciate tips as to how to store URLs, save the file with the URL's title as its name, and also just general tips as to how to improve the script and/or achieve the process better. Specific questions inside. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Jan 30, 2009 - 17 answers

How can I make our copy shop "greener"?

How can I make our copy shop "greener"? [more inside]
posted by nothingsconstant on Jan 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Anyway to develop iPhone/iTouch apps without investing in a Mac?

I'm interested in developing iPhone/iPod Touch applications, however my understanding is the SDK only works in OSX. I have a XP desktop and a Vista notebook with an AMD Athlon and Turion (both dual core) respectively, both pretty good machines. Is there any way to avoid spending serious cash buying a Mac just to get into iPhone development?
posted by nmaster64 on Dec 31, 2008 - 27 answers

I want to access PS3 Online Store via Playstation 3 overseas

How can I access playstation US store overseas via playstation 3 console? [more inside]
posted by omaralarifi on Dec 26, 2008 - 5 answers

Simple, cheap, hosted online store

I've got 54 silkscreened t-shirts split irregularly among several different designs and sizes. I'd like to sell them online as easily as possible and giving up as little commission as possible. EBay seems like too much effort for that many. I didn't make them myself -- I designed them and had them custom made -- can I still sell them on Etsy (and would that be any easier)? Better yet, is there somewhere I can make a quick online store and set up an inventory and it'll handle most of the heavy lifting (credit cards and/or Paypal, too) for a small fee?
posted by Plutor on Nov 14, 2008 - 10 answers

Tips for launching & running an eBay store?

I know a local dirt track racer who mainly races sprint cars, and is very, very popular. The racing team is looking to seel merchandise-- t-shirts, hats, posters, beanie-baby-type stuffies, and the lile, and they'd really like to do so in an eBay store. [more inside]
posted by ShawnStruck on Oct 19, 2008 - 3 answers

Cool things. I needs them.

I'm looking for interesting and fun online stores similar to ThinkGeek, PerpetualKid, etc. Something that has unique, unusual gadgets, or home/office decorations. What are some such stores I might not be familiar with, or maybe previous threads that mention them?
posted by Bakuun on Sep 27, 2008 - 9 answers

What's your secret tip for saving money at the grocery store?

What's your secret tip for saving money at the grocery store? [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Sep 15, 2008 - 59 answers

Publishing N00b Questions

I've got a publication I'd like convenience stores and others to sell. How do i get them to do that, and what kind of financial arrangements are involved? [more inside]
posted by unclejeffy on Aug 5, 2008 - 3 answers

Laid-back camera salesfolk in NYC?

Which of the price-competitive camera stores in New York is likely to be the most laid back about letting me hold and try out various combinations of mid-level DSLRs and lenses? The issue is not really whether B&H or Adorama (or whoever) is the "best" store. [more inside]
posted by Dave 9 on Jul 15, 2008 - 6 answers

My ipod needs to be mooing.

UK Ipod Touch 2.0 Update Problem when attempting to purchase - what am I doing wrong? [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Jul 11, 2008 - 4 answers

Reselling goods, is this legal?

Are there any specific illegalities to purchasing clothing (e.g. name brand shorts) from an outlet store and then offering them for sale in a boutique that specializes in selling resort wear?
posted by lungtaworld on Jun 24, 2008 - 5 answers

Selling MP3 Downloads

What's the best way to sell mp3 downloads? I run a website for an indie musician who'd like to setup a shop for his tunes. [more inside]
posted by krunk on Jun 4, 2008 - 6 answers

How to sell photos online?

I'd like to create a stock photo service for a client. Does anyone have any recommendations for existing services such as photostockplus.com or those that focus on selling digital content such as tidwit.com or the now defunct blish.com. Is there a leader in this marketplace? [more inside]
posted by furtive on May 25, 2008 - 3 answers

Great San Francisco camera stores?

Great San Francisco camera stores? [more inside]
posted by GuyZero on May 16, 2008 - 7 answers

Who did Office Depot go to set up an online storefront?

I've been tasked with finding an e-commerce consulting company to help guide us (we are a wing of a fortune 500 company) through the entire e-commerce process. Not so much creating it necessarily, but more guidance/consulting. My google-fu is yielding all fluff. Ideally, looking for "Company X helped Barnes & Noble switch to an online storefront" type of info, so I can back up any suggestions I might be able to make.
posted by cha4 on May 13, 2008 - 9 answers

I need to look at every online women's clothing store in the world.

I'm looking to buy, or at least locate, a women's lightweight black 3/4 length jacket with slim tailoring (outerwear, not a suit jacket) online. I'm really particular, so I haven't found the perfect jacket yet. What online stores have I forgotten? [more inside]
posted by xo on May 1, 2008 - 20 answers

invited to "Mac Specialist Seminar".... what should i know?

invited to "Mac Specialist Seminar".... what should i know? [more inside]
posted by badish on Apr 14, 2008 - 4 answers

Used Camera Store in MD?

Does anyone know of a good shop in the Maryland/DC area that sells used/refurbished cameras? [more inside]
posted by bluefly on Apr 4, 2008 - 9 answers

My car needs fixin'

Good place to order 1989 Mercedes Benz w201 parts? [more inside]
posted by paulinsanjuan on Feb 28, 2008 - 4 answers

How do I see new releases from previous weeks in the iTunes store?

In the iTunes store, I used to be able to click on "See All" for New Releases and I would get a page listing all the new releases for the current week, and 3 or 4 past weeks in separate columns. Now clicking "See All" only displays the current week. Anyone know why?
posted by xmattxfx on Feb 1, 2008 - 2 answers

Members Only!

What are some retail credit card accounts (ie Macy's Card) that deliver good freebies, coupons, discounts or other promos for members? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Jan 13, 2008 - 13 answers

Buy & Learn Guitar

I've decided to start taking guitar lessons. Where should I buy my guitar? Know any good instructors? I'm in San Francisco. [more inside]
posted by BeaverTerror on Jan 7, 2008 - 8 answers

What grocery stores in Canada carry healthy(er) foods?

What grocery stores in Canada carry healthy(er) foods? [more inside]
posted by irishkitten on Jan 3, 2008 - 14 answers

I want puzzles!

I am looking for brain teasers and puzzles like the ones here http://stores.brilliantpuzzles.com/ But I would like to actually look at them and feel them before buying. So I prefer if there is a store that sells them in the bay area. I am in mountain view. Even if the place is expensive, at least I can see what I like and order it online from somewhere cheaper. Thanks
posted by convex on Dec 26, 2007 - 1 answer

Blooming tea in NYC?

Where to buy blooming tea bags in Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by dcjd on Dec 20, 2007 - 9 answers

Why WaWa?

Why do people like WaWa so much? [more inside]
posted by Black_Umbrella on Nov 26, 2007 - 34 answers

Do you get a lot of your food via mail order?

Do you get a lot of your food via mail order? I mean everyday foods, not stuff from expensive specialty places. What are your favorite sources for this? (I'm in the U.S.) [more inside]
posted by sparrows on Nov 2, 2007 - 12 answers

How can I get a Couche-Tard t-shirt?

How can I get a Couche-Tard t-shirt? Couche-Tard ("goes to bed late" or "night owl" in French) is a Canadian convenience store with a great logo. As a night owl myself, and the sort of person that would love having something that said "Couche-Tard" on it, how can I make this happen? eBay's never produced any good results...do I have to swipe some stationary, scan it, and get a custom-printed shirt?
posted by paul_smatatoes on Oct 27, 2007 - 9 answers

I need to start an e-business.

I'd like to design a small-scale e-commerce site that also accepts donations. I have no experience. Help! [more inside]
posted by fogster on Sep 3, 2007 - 3 answers

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