Category Archives: advertising

  1. Capitalism and inequality

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    January 29, 2014 by Tamara Piety

    There is this interesting piece in the New York Times, Capitalism v. Democracy, reporting on French economist, Thomas Piketty’s observation …
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  2. Leveraging the Olympics

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    January 29, 2014 by Tamara Piety

    Just saw this great bit in Advertising Age. It is an ad being run by Guinness about one twin giving …
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  3. Going native

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    January 15, 2014 by Tamara Piety

    Advertising Age has an op-ed urging that marketers get out in front ethical concerns about native advertising by being more …
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  4. POM No-so-wonderful?

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    January 10, 2014 by Tamara Piety

    POM Wonderful’s suit against Coca Cola for false advertising under the Lanham Act over Coca Cola’s pomegranate-blueberry juice drink, which …
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  5. The fat of the land

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    January 8, 2014 by Tamara Piety

    The FTC has charged several companies selling supposed weight loss products with deceptive practices and the companies in question have …
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  6. You were warned….

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    July 12, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    Earlier I posted a piece about the gobsmacking decision in last year’s JOBS Act to let go of an 80 …
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  7. George Zimmer and Men’s Wearhouse

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    July 12, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    The news announced last month that the ubiquitous spokesperson and founder of the men’s clothing company Men’s Wearhouse (“You’re gonna …
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