The allegations rocked the very foundations of one of the world’s largest religions. Catholic clergy were being accused of vile crimes against the children they had been called and commissioned to serve. Not in isolated incidents, but in numbers that filled headlines in nearly every paper in the free world.
There was a time when Amazon.com was a punchline. An ONLINE place to buy books? Seriously? There are libraries and bookstores all over the place. Why would ANYONE want to start an online bookstore? That was the conventional wisdom. Which, of course, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos laughed off on his way to rewriting history and […]
There are a lot of locations in most cities and towns where people can drop off their FedEx packages for shipping, but Walgreens recently took it to the next level. Beginning this spring at the friendly photo counter of your neighborhood Walgreens you can have your e-commerce purchases shipped to them for pickup at your […]
If they were going to complain about something, you would think Starbucks customers might complain about paying $5 for a cup of coffee. Nope. They love that. Want to get them all in a lather, though? Make them wait in line. When “in a hurry” coffee customers are stuck waiting for their caffeine fix, they […]
In 2016 Maybelline and CoverGirl both made a leap by announcing male models as spokesmen for their makeup brands via social media. A first. They say putting on makeup isn’t gender specific. Men wearing makeup isn’t really new, but it’s still not seen as common. David Bowie, Alice Cooper, Boy George, and others have worn makeup […]
Peppercomm’s Nicole Morea Voted Vice Chair at Association of Measurement and Evaluations in Communications (AMEC) Nicole Moreo was just named as the Vice Chair for the North American chapter of AMEC. More is Peppercomm’s Director of Research and Insights as well. She has been a member of the AMEC board for two years and was […]
Internet Marketing and e-commerce powerhouse Market America | SHOP.COM is hosting its renowned World Conference this week in Miami where a sold out crowd of entrepreneurs dubbed UnFranchise Owners (UFOs) are soaking in one of the largest business conferences of the year. The conference draws UFOs from around the world for three days of high energy, […]
APCO Worldwide Promotes Switzerland’s Other Strengths Beginning this month, APCO Worldwide is looking to update the world’s view of Switzerland with their Swiss Touch campaign and hosting events across the US in major cities such as New York, Boston, DC, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Events feature discussions on technology and climate change with […]
Just about everyone these days is familiar with the name Jared Kushner. Married to the President’s daughter, Ivanka, Jared also has Mr. Trump’s trust and his ear, perhaps more than anyone else in terms of business. As such, that part of the Kushner family is – at least currently – staunchly Republican.
Edelman DABO in Dubai Lays off 20 Staff Members At the beginning of the first full week in February came the bad news to 20 of Edelman DABO’s (EDBO) employees – no more job. The Dubai-based PR firm became part of the Edelman network in 2015, adding 150 employees to Edelman’s roster and two offices […]