New Year’s in July: Our 2017 Summer Book List

July 16, 2017
Posted by: Trish Smyth
Summer is here. Summer, of course, has its own set of challenges: the office vacation calendar gets complicated, every street in the city becomes a construction detour, and you find out the hard way whether or not your air conditioning works. Fortunately, summer also has its rewards: an abundance of summer cocktails, catchy summer pop hits, and the opportunity to ...
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Brand Identity: A Community Experience

July 5, 2017
Posted by: Jessica Cornick, PhD
Meet Jane: registered nurse, Instagrammer, and “dance mom”; she uses Burt’s Bees, drives a hybrid SUV and works out at Planet Fitness. Jane, like all ...
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Amazon Gobbles Up Whole Foods?

June 20, 2017
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Posted by: Joan Cassidy
Everyone is going bananas over Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods. Mergers often get some immediate buzz, but this particular merger has prognosticators reporting that groceries ...
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Brand Identity: Add Value Through Shared Values

June 7, 2017
Posted by: Jessica Cornick, PhD
In this blog series on creating Identity Overlap with consumers, we introduced Jane the Consumer, who, like other consumers, has an identity that is multi-faceted ...
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United Airlines’ Turbulent Ride

April 4, 2017
Posted by: Trish Smyth
United Airlines has been flying with turbulence these past few weeks. The rocky flight started before they even left the ground in Denver, where the ...
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A Lesson in the Nonconscious from Jon Lester

October 24, 2016
Posted by: Jonathan Weiss
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester was just named co-MVP of the 2016 National League Championship Series; the ace pitcher’s performance last Thursday helped propel the ...
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Lebron James, A Successful Rebrand

June 24, 2016
Posted by: Jonathan Weiss
Two years ago, I wrote about LeBron James’ decision to return to Cleveland. This move represented the launch of a campaign to repair his brand, ...
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Nothing But Net: Bayesian Network Modeling and the NBA Finals

June 14, 2016
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Posted by: Charles Swann
If you have seen any news coverage about this year’s NBA final between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers you may think it ...
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Budweiser: King of America?

May 12, 2016
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Posted by: Joan Cassidy
One of the world’s biggest brands took a big gulp and then took a step back, back to their heritage, back to their roots. Earlier ...
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Mobile and Social: Researching the Millennial Mom

May 3, 2016
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Posted by: Lori Collins-Jarvis
Marketers are eager to understand the behaviors, opinions and attitudes of the elusive Millennial moms. A lot has changed in marketing and research in the ...
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