Your logo and message are shouted loud and clear on tote bags. Even from a distance, you’re getting valuable impressions. It’s like having a walking billboard!. (Image: Getty)Get the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsJohn Hartson had a successful football career which saw him playing for the likes of Arsenal, Celtic and Wales but he only admitted his gambling problem after his wife, Sara, threatened to leave him and take their three children with her seven years ago.He was faced with gambling until he had nothing alone or give it all up for his family which he did with no questions asked.The three times Welsh footballer of the year was watching his gambling problem escalate on a weekly basis and at the height of his career, thousands were being blown away without hesitation.In 2008, Harston’s football career was over and a year later, he was facing a new battle cancer.Hartson is now part of the Responsible Gambling campaign with Ladbrokes and the Scottish Football League and hasn’t placed a single bet since his wife gave him an ultimatum seven years ago.Opening up to other people at Gambler Anonymous, John revealed how his wife now takes care of his revenue earned from media and other ventures, which is a godsend.”I hit rock bottom seven years ago. I let my gambling get out of control and it really, really got a grip of me,” admitted Hartson.”I’d just come out of hospital a few years earlier and was gambling heavily.
Other companies have found themselves drawn, perhaps unwillingly, into political debates. While he emphasized that “Starbucks is not a policy maker and as a company we are not pro or anti gun,” in 2013, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asked customers to stop bringing their guns into stores, even in states where “open carry” was permissible. The company, which had not had a gun policy up to that point, hadbecome a focal point in the gun control debate.
We are in the middle of a process of creative destruction, the boundaries between sectors are collapsing. The announcement in a Google blog post came as the web titan sought to burnish the Glass image ahead of its expected debut in the US market this year.The glasses let you browse the internet on the go. Above, Cathie Reid trials a pair on thSource:News Corp AustraliaGoogle last week sent out a release to debunk Glass myths including that it invades privacy, distracts wearers, and is for geeks.