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Brewing Up Holiday Brand Shaming

Holiday red Starbucks cups? No Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving at Nordstrom? Just shoot me now, because the world is ending. Today’s American society has turned the 2015 holiday season into a PR crisis for multiple brands and it’s barely even … Continue reading

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Discounts Pinching Luxury Brands

Recently, Business Insider reported companies that usually offer consumers up-scale products for a high price will open more discount outlets to drive sales. Stores like Nordstrom have already been doing this with more than 200 Nordstrom Rack discount stores across … Continue reading

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Slow and Mo’ Snapchat

Snapchat has released a new set of filters that are changing the game — or speeding it up, slowing it down or rewinding it. The app released Speed Modifiers in an update Oct 28 that allow users to speed up, slow … Continue reading

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Back to the Future A Blast from the Past

It’s Oct 21, 2015 which means Back to the Future is officially a thing of the past. The famous movie from the 1980s featured a variety of cool items found only in the future. The auto company Lexus, decided to … Continue reading

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Twitterverse Talks Politics

As many tuned in to the Democratic debate Oct 13, it’s likely safe to assume that a majority also opened up our Twitter feeds. Both during and after debates, viewers take to Twitter for the latest updates on the debate, … Continue reading

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Walmart’s Wrongs & Rights

The Guardian recently posted an article about Walmart’s employee policies. For those unfamiliar with Walmart’s employee rights, the company has been cited for discrimination against women and minorities, and critics claim that executives have no real concern for the well-being of … Continue reading

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Volkswagen: Choking On Bad Choices

Do you think that your Volkswagen is good for the Earth? Think again. The German car manufacturer, known for creating the famous Beetle, is now under investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency for falsifying emissions numbers in thousands of vehicles. … Continue reading

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American Ninja Warrior Off Course

In the history of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior (ANW), nobody had ever completed the final stage of the competition, deemed Mt. Midoriyama, until this season when two competitors completed the grueling course. Geoff Britten, was the first to complete the multi-leveled … Continue reading

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Trump PR Strategy Ignites Media, Voters

If you’ve turned on a television, read your local paper or hopped on a social networking site lately, you’re probably aware of Donald Trump’s overwhelming presence. Trump, a celebrity and political candidate, continues to attract the media spotlight as he gears … Continue reading

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