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Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

Elizabeth Rojas critizises the conservative strategies of many brands and exhorts them to build a more emot… Read More
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Face to Face:Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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Campbell Will Disclose GMOs on All Labels, Urges Feds to Make It Mandatory

Campbells soup can

12/01/2016 Via Sustainable Brands: Whether or not you believe that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe for human consumption, the fact remains that the majority of American consumers support the labeling of GMO foods. Genetically engineered crops might be here to stay, but even so, it may be in the industry’s best interest to label products that contain them. This …

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Macy’s Announces Thousands Of Job Cuts

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07/01/2016 Via Huffpost Business: Macy’s is cutting up to 4,800 jobs and has slashed its profit outlook after a miserable holiday season. The nation’s largest department store chain, which also operates upscale Bloomingdale’s, said about 2,110 of the job cuts will come from reducing staffing levels at stores, eliminating duplications in back office operations and consolidating regional store groups. The …

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Spotify is being sued for $150 million over unpaid royalties

David Lowery Cracker

29/12/2015 Via The Verge, by Lizzie Plaugic: Musician David Lowery has filed a class action lawsuit against Spotify, claiming the streaming service knowingly distributes copyrighted content, Billboard reports. Lowery is seeking at least $150 million in damages for the illegal distribution of several of his songs. Lowery’s complaint alleges Spotify causes “substantial harm and injury to the copyright holders” by intentionally …

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All Mariah Carey wants for Christmas… is a festive streaming payout

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24/12/2015 Via The Guardian: Justin Bieber may be gracefully trying to bow out of the race for Christmas number one in the UK by encouraging fans to buy the rival NHS Choir song, but further down the chart there’s another notable festive trend. Older Christmas songs by Mariah Carey, The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, Wham, Shakin’ Stevens, Wizzard and Chris …

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Yahoo spends like a tech company, but struggles like a media company


14/12/2015 Via Mashable: “Know thyself.” It is one of the Delphic maxims of ancient Greece, carved into the Temple of Apollo. It is sage advice but also a warning — one that Yahoo and its CEO Marissa Mayer still have not heeded. Is Yahoo a media company or a tech company? That’s the central question that has dogged the once-dominant …

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Bret Easton Ellis on Living in the Cult of Likability

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08/12/2015 By Bret Easton Ellis for Turning Points (a NY Times  magazine that explores what critical moments from this year might mean for the year ahead) Turning Point: Uber becomes one of the world’s most valuable start-ups. On a recent episode of the television series “South Park,” the character Cartman and other townspeople who are enthralled with Yelp, the app that …

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After Coldplay’s Snub, Why Does Spotify Cling to Free Music?

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04/12/2015 Via Bloomberg Business: When Apple Music users opened their apps this morning, they found Coldplay’s new album, A Head Full of Dreams, waiting for them. Spotify subscribers have to do without. The British rock band is the latest big act to hold a new album off the world’s leading streaming service, in the latest rejection of Spotify’s insistence that artists include their music in the free, ad-supported version …

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A 68-year-old man just sued Apple for deleted honeymoon photos, and won

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02/12/2015 Via The Daily Dot: Deric White, a 68-year-old London retiree, just fought Apple and won. He sued the company after he took his iPhone into a local Apple Store and, upon getting it back from servicing, discovered that employees had erased everything on his phone without asking him if he’d backed it up anywhere. White asked for £5,000, and was …

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Ikea Is Assembling “Better Shelter” For Syrian Refugees

BetterShelter temporary homes by Ikea Foundation

27/11/2015 Via Refinery 29: Ikea has applied its innovation to a design problem far more pressing than selling stylish furniture at affordable prices. The Ikea Foundation’s Better Shelter program hopes to supply more livable temporary housing for million of refugees from Syria and around the world. They’re now being assembled for some Syrian refugees who’ve arrived in Sweden, Germany, and …

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