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Will Maker’s Mark turns a black mark into a winning hand?

Maker’s Mark is one of the best known and most successful brands in the bourbon business. Last week Maker’s Mark was in full backing up mode when the news came out that it was ‘reformulating’ its product due to a … Continue reading

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Cold Stone Creamery does not get it any better than Crumbs or Krispy Kreme

Last week I posted on what I felt was a strange and less than good move by Crumbs Bakery to go the route of an IPO. Indulgence based products and services seem to me to be a difficult area to … Continue reading

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!?*# Alex Bogusky – he just never got it

BTW I don’t even know the guy (and if you’ve never heard of him he was until recently the chief creative officer and partner in one of the hottest advertising shops in the business – Crispin Porter Bogusky). I’ve never … Continue reading

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Direct Marketing Association thoughts – is it still relevant?

As I sit in the San Diego Airport waiting to go home I have just spent three nice days in one of America’s nicest cities. I have attended my 22nd DMA conference. This membership organization that began as the Direct … Continue reading

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