What's Trending: "SKIM Sells $2 Million in Minutes"

Kim Kardashian, Cartoons, Kristin Cavallari, Dairy Queen

September 11, 2019

What’s Trending: Thursday, September 12th, 2019

 

#KimKardashian

  • She launched her new SKIMS Solutionwear this week and has already raked in millions.
  • SKIMS pushed $2 million in product within the first few minutes of Kim’s campaign going live on Tuesday and almost every piece of inventory sold out.
  • Just for perspective on how unprecedented this is, in its first year on the market, Spanx made $4 million in profits.
  • SKIMS made half that amount in just a couple of minutes.
  • She said that more items are being made and should be available soon.

#Cartoons

  • Survey: One in four Americans have had a sexy fantasy about a cartoon character.
  • And over half have had fantasies about a fictional character from a book or film.
  • Researchers say that people are attracted to fictional beings because of their need for “sexual novelty.”
  • We are susceptible to something called the Coolidge Effect, which refers to the fact that we tend to show less arousal to the same stimulus over time.

#KristinCavallari

  • The former “Laguna Beach” star and businesswoman fired a social media staffer yesterday after an insensitive 9/11 post.
  • A photo of her in a sexy dress on the streets of New York was posted with the caption, “NYC for 24 hours. And what a time to be here…always remember.”
  • She immediately felt the backlash with comments like, “Poor taste,” “This is super insensitive,” and Wrong picture for the sentiment in the post.”
  • Cavallari and her team sent the photo to promote a New York appearance but the staffer took it upon herself to modify the caption for 9/11.
  • It’s unclear how long the staffer was on the job.

#DairyQueen

  • They’re celebrating fall with the return of the Butterscotch Dipped Cone.
  • The cone feature’s the brand’s classic vanilla soft serve dipped in a sweet and creamy butterscotch coating.
  • You can find it at participating locations nationwide through fall.