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WOW! Startup Groupon’s cool business strategy gets to $1B valuation quicker than eBay and Google

Check out this amazing business story about the success of Groupon. They offer one day
only big discounts with selected retailer p...

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You’re in Trouble When Employees Go Incognito on Their Break. The Decline of Sears.

As of this writing stock prices at Amazon sit at $1003 each. A far cry from 1997’s $1.74. Meanwhile in the the US, Sears Roebuck’s sh...

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Online Isn’t Killing Retail. Retail is Killing Retail.

Back in 2006, you could jump in your new Pontiac and take a drive over to Circuit City for a DVD player. After that, you could stroll ove...

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Be Afraid of What Isn’t Scary

A little while ago a couple from Whistler came to see us about doing some package design and branding for a line of premium priced, high ...

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The Iceberg That (you heard it here first) Will Sink the Brand

We consumers live in an overbuilt world. In the digital realm that goes without saying. To use myself as an example, I have a rather huge...

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‘Like’ the others

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A recent survey showed that on average, Facebook users clicks the "like" button at least 6 times a d...

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New York New York

This is now my 3rd opportunity to go to New York. I got to say it never gets old.
Everything from the food, to the people, to the a...

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Being a Spring Intern

It’s not every day that you walk into a room full of funny people simultaneously working on interesting projects and playing with toy h...

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Lost In Translation. A Lesson In Australian.

It was back in 2007 that I landed in Vancouver and headed straight to Whistler as most Aussies do. As you can imagine it took a while for...

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