To win back consumers, big brands should invest in R&D and innovation

The world of consumer goods is changing. Consumer tastes are becoming more and more fragmented and big incumbents continue to lose market share to upstart brands. It’s often difficult for these incu

Video: Heinz Beanzawave in action

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/heinz.jpg" alt="" />Introduced last month in the UK, the Beanzawave is inching closer to a retail launch or is it? It appears that consumer d

Heinz eyes USB-powered microwave for desk drones

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/heinz.jpg" alt="USB" />If there's one thing I've always wanted as a "professional" blogger, it's a tiny $160 USB powered microwave for cookin