Posted by Sheila Shayon on December 2, 2014 11:13 AM
After the year-end holiday shopping frenzy hyped by Black Friday-Cyber Monday marketing comes GivingTuesday, a social philanthropy initiative started by New York's 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation to encourage charitable donations by individuals, brands and corporations alike.
The pitch is simple, and in the spirit of the holidays: “On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. It's a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more.”Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 23, 2012 09:01 AM
Apple's iPhone beats BlackBerry in its homeland; and could one day be made out of glass and function as a universal remote control.
AT&T sued over alleged deaf calls scam.
Bank of America tests rental program as alternative to foreclosure.
Bit.ly ranks U.S. news outlets.
Credit Suisse cuts CEO's pay 55%.
Dove launches self-esteem campaign in the U.K.
Etch A Sketch owner capitalizes on Romney-spurred attention.
Facebook strips privacy from new user policy, reportedly buys 750 patents from IBM.
FedEx called to task by Obama administration.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on October 13, 2010 05:30 PM
Wal-Mart is focusing on smaller-format stores, bringing back "Action Alley" — wide aisles filled with palettes of discounted merchandise — and offering same-day pickup for online purchases in an effort to jumpstart sluggish U.S. sales.
Apple shares pass $300 for first time on promise of iPad, China expansion.
Bing is adding a social layer to its search results, with a little help from Facebook.
Bit.ly now generates QR codes in addition to short URLs.
Domino's unveils first new pizza since reformulating its recipe.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on July 20, 2010 09:00 AM
Brands in the news:
Starbucks' rebranded Seattle's Best Coffee brand arrives in Manhattan.
About.com launches new branding effort.
Amazon reports that e-books outsell hard cover books as Kindle sales triple.
Apple donates MacPaint source code to museum as rocky romance with AT&T unveiled in Wired.
Blekko enters the search engine fray.
Brightkite embraces badges.Continue reading...