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Potato-tisement Shakes Up the Idea of a Super Bowl Ad
Advertising / Entertainment / Marketing

Potato-tisement Shakes Up the Idea of a Super Bowl Ad

Confused? So was everybody else. During this year’s Super Bowl, the Falcons’ loss of a 25-point lead wasn’t the only surprise. While many ads made a splash, this particular one really had people talking. So the company wasn’t even listed in the ad. And the confusion of the public flooded social media until Cards Against … Continue reading

Is Warren Buffett Predicting the Fall of Retail?
Finance

Is Warren Buffett Predicting the Fall of Retail?

On Tuesday, Berkshire Hathaway revealed its latest stock holdings, announcing to the public which shares it increased or decreased during its fourth quarter. The biggest findings from its report was that it increased its shares in airline stocks, specifically American Airlines, United, and Delta, and decreased its shares in Walmart and Verizon. I want to … Continue reading

What Will the Nintendo Switch’s Impact be on the Company’s Financials and Overall Direction?
Marketing / Organizational Strategy / Product Development / Technology

What Will the Nintendo Switch’s Impact be on the Company’s Financials and Overall Direction?

On January 12th, Nintendo unveiled the release details of its new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. After the unveiling, its stock price fell 5.75% on the Tokyo trading market.  Most analysts don’t believe it differentiates itself enough from its main competitors, Microsoft and Sony. Its just another example of Nintendo’s troubling performance that has followed … Continue reading

Should Businesses Meddle With Politics?
Business Ethics / Marketing / Public Relations

Should Businesses Meddle With Politics?

We all know the old adage, “Don’t talk politics or religion in public.” Why? Comments made in these conversations usually result in heated arguments, hurt feelings, or in this case, a change in your business’ image – either for better or worse. In 2012, Chick-fil-A CEO and devout evangelical Christian, Dan Cathy, made headlines when … Continue reading

From “Developing” to “Developed”: A Maturing China
Economics

From “Developing” to “Developed”: A Maturing China

With much wisdom and foresight, Chairman Deng Xiaoping introduced sweeping reforms that turned China from a centrally-planned economy to a market economy in 1978. By allowing farmers to keep their own crops for sale, the Chinese leadership provided incentives to farmers for increasing yield and freed up rural labor to move to the cities. In … Continue reading