Starbucks customers still seething over long lines

Starbucks customers still seething over long lines

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 […]

Star Wars Drones Out In Time For Rogue One

Star Wars Drone

It didn’t take long for Unmanned Flying Vehicles (AVF), otherwise known as “drones,” to become a hit on the consumer market. Soon, everyone had a friend or neighbor who owned a drone, and school kids were programming them in elementary schools. And, with consumer proliferation, comes consumer choice. That means promotional stunts and product placement. […]

DuJour Media’s Jason Binn and JetSmarter To Host Art Basel Kick-Off Event

Art Basel Miami

The Kick Off of Miami Beach’s Art Basel Week Party to Celebrate DuJour Cover Star Kris Jenner  WHAT:              DuJour Media’s Jason Binn, Gilt’s Jonathan Greller and JetSmarter’s Sergey Petrossovhost the kick off of Miami Beach’s Art Basel Week Party at The Confidante Hotel to celebrate DuJour cover star Kris Jenner and the release of All-American XVI by Nan Bushand Bruce Weber, presented by InList. Guests will enjoy handcrafted […]

What recall? Samsung is soaring

Samsung had a great 2016 — really

Remember last month when the recall of an exploding phone made Samsung the laughingstock of the mobile world? Well, that worm seems to have turned. First, some are reporting that the Galaxy’s top opponent in the marketplace, the iPhone, also has some overheating issues. But, more importantly, Samsung’s proper handling of the recall crisis created a […]

Food Industry Promotes Healthy, Simple Comfort Foods

Food Industry Promotes Healthy and Simple Comfort Foods

Fosterfarms.com shares healthier version of favorite comfort foods – trading out pasta for “zoodles” and baked chicken for fried. There are many ways to “healthify” the foods we eat and that trend increases as seen on many social media platforms. Even regular favorites like Fettuccine Alfredo can be lighted up by adding in a host […]

Influencer Public Relations

Influencer Public Relations

A news article, even in today’s world, usually tries for impartiality. Influencers, on the other hand, have no such need or requirement. In fact, they can absolutely take sides, steer in one direction, and promote products freely – generally, they disclose if they receive some kind of reward for doing so, but even then, the […]

Dos Equis Has A New Most Interesting Spokesperson

dos equis public relations

  He was the Most Interesting Man in the World. Now he’s an average civilian. For weeks fans and marketing gurus wondered who would take over as the Most Interesting spokesman for Dos Equis beer. Turns out, it should be spokesperson. Sports reporter Erin Andrews landed the job, a major get that put her name […]

Retail PR: JC Penney Shifting Focus

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If you’re not living under a rock, you probably realize American department stores are having trouble. Across the board, most big names are seeing sales drop and customers find other places to buy what they want. But some are hurting worse than others. After first quarter sales numbers dropped much more than expected, JCPenney is […]

Budweiser Rebrands As America

Budweiser Rebrands As America

This may be the most presumptuous branding move in the beer industry since they coined the name, “King of Beers” … or it could be one of the most shrewd and audacious marketing moves of the decade. Recently, Budweiser announced, at least for the summer, it would be renaming its signature beer “America” for the […]