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Catalyst for Brands

Brand as a Catalyst for Life

I recently had the opportunity to listen to the Global Retail Director for Puma and Global Brand Director for Starbucks give presentations about their respective brands and what they are trying to accomplish from a lifestyle as well as retail perspectives. What was interesting was the air of elevation each described when discussing their vision [...]

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Rethinking the Super Bowl Spot

It’s that time of year again. The Super Bowl is this weekend and regardless of your team choice, one thing is certain, people LOVE the commercials. The Super Bowl commercial has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon within our society, a little more so in the advertising world. It’s has become an event in and [...]

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Search+ Social Converging Means More Than You Think

The Interwebs are aflutter with the launch of Search+ (your world) from Google with discussions around unfair competitive advantages, stabs at Facebook, evolution of search, etc… I believe it’s a move that is the start of a new platforms, new behaviors, and new horizons for both users and marketers. Regardless of your thoughts about the [...]

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Technology is Great. But Don’t Over-commit

If you’re like me and you didn’t make the trip to Las Vegas this week, you have been plastered to the live CES coverage to see what new technologies are being announced, being demonstrated, and the reactions to industry pundits as to the next big thing. We’re seeing everything from voice-activated TVs, uber thin mobile [...]

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Overcome Scatter with Simple Strategy

It’s the start of a new year with many resolutions being to be more focused, more efficient, more effective, etc… However, we are up against a constant barrage of information each and everyday; a barrage that has no signs of slowing. The bad news is, our consumers are up against the same enemy; leaving the [...]

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Screw Silos and Talk as One

As we move towards the future of our industry and the involvement and transparency the consumer is requiring, we are faced with a legacy dilemma that has been building over the past several decades. This dilemma is the communication of our channel silos. Especially over the past 5-10 years, we have experienced a myriad of [...]

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FutureCast Brand: Preparing your Brand

Looking over the FutureCast Brand series, we see that there are huge opportunities to get our brands to the next level; actually integrated within our consumer’s daily lives. By knowing where we are going, what our brand becomes and what arena we will be participating, we can develop strategies, interactions, and activities that propel us [...]

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