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New Year’s Resolutions For Brands – 2020

Just like for their human stewards, the start of a new year (and decade!) provides a propitious promontory for brands to reflect back and evaluate all they’ve accomplished – and envision how they’d want the following year to look. What were some of the biggest achievements this year? What are some of the things we […]

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1920s vs. 2020s – A Happy 100 Years to These Brands

Brands come and go, some as ephemeral and fleeting as a quickly-glimpsed subway ad, others as durable and long-lasting as the classic Coca-Cola logo. What was once the height of fashion can quickly fall to the discount-rack of abandonment. But there are some brands that have an enduring ability to resonate with us, an atemporality […]

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Looking Back in Time: the 1920s vs. the 2020s

The end of a decade inevitably elicits a thoughtful analysis of the previous 10 years. What were the defining cultural phenomena of the decade? What inventions have helped us evolve? How should we view ourselves as a society now? While every decade has its remarkable facets, some decades are characterized by more noteworthy milestones, breakthroughs […]

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Aligning Philanthropy with Business and Brand Strategy

No corporate web presence would be complete without a section devoted to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The world, of course, has no shortage of challenges. Happily, there are corporate eleemosynary outlets of almost infinite variety ranging from the currently fashionable like sustainability to the consistently intractable like disease and poverty. Often CSR simply involves giving […]

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Apple Realizes the World is Becoming Flat

At yesterday’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, the company unveiled laptops with longer-lasting batteries, high-powered desktops that look like sleek rubbish bins and evidence that the era of light flares and drop shadows may be mercifully coming to an end. Apple didn’t invent skeuomorphism but boy did they ever embrace it. Here’s a typical iOS 6 […]

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Branding a Blatantly Bad Deal: Dollar Loan Center

When we set fingers to keyboard to excoriate First PREMIER Bank Platinum Mastercard for exorbitant fees and a 79.9% APR, we hoped it represented a low watermark for awful consumer credit offers. Unfortunately, we discovered a new ignominious winner: a 196.96% APR from Dollar Loan Center and <a title="Dollar Loan Center" href="http://www.don

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