Category Archives: Starting a Business

Vote for Pop Karma for FedEx Small Business Grant!

We are in the running for a FedEx Small Business Grant!  We are thrilled to be selected, and your vote can push us into the finalist category. You can vote for us here, and every day until April 5th.  Do … Continue reading

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Vote for Pop Karma Founder Jean Tsai for Tory Burch Fellow!

We are thrilled to announce that Pop Karma founder, Jean Tsai, is a finalist in the Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Competition for women entrepreneurs! She needs your help! Vote once a day, every day from now until April 22nd to help her become 1 of … Continue reading

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Grand Opening 1/22/16

After months of planning, our second store is open in Fulton Center (200 Broadway)! We are having our grand opening on Friday, January 22. To celebrate we will be giving away complimentary Karma Bags to our first 50 customers with … Continue reading

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We are Opening a New Store Backed with a Kickstarter Campaign!

We are so excited to let you know that we will be opening a second store! We found an awesome new location that provides what our current location does not — a lot of foot traffic in a booming area. Store … Continue reading

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Learn about our origins on CNBC

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Pop Karma on ABC News’ Insomniac Kitchen

Have you ever wondered how we make our light, fluffy, delicious caramel popcorn? ABC’s World News Now comes into our kitchen and helps Popcorn Artist Jean Tsai make Bacon Apple Bourbon Caramel in this short segment. We had sooo much … Continue reading

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On the Verge: Small Business Breakthrough and Staples Push It Forward Contests

We were listed as one of 16 small businesses on the verge of a breakthrough in a Business Insider article! This was such exciting and surprising news that we almost fell out of our chairs when we found the article. … Continue reading

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2012 Retrospective/2013 Resolutions

Goodbye 2012, Hello 2013!   While it’s always excited to stand on the brink of a new year, we’ll miss our favorite moments from 2012. 2012 was about excellent production opening our doors, creating a great team, finding our bearings and … Continue reading

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Our online store is open!

Eat Well/Gift Well It’s taken a while, but we’ve finally expanded our website and put up an online store! We are very excited about it – now you can shop from all over the country 24/7.  We expected to have … Continue reading

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We’ve fully funded on Kickstarter! On to Phase 2!

THANK YOU THANK YOU  THANK YOU!!! We are thrilled and grateful to announce that we reached 100% funding on Phase 1 of our Kickstarter project last night with 13 days to go! $7,000! That means we have purchased the caramelizer, … Continue reading

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