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Packaged-Goods Marketers Wade Warily Into E-commerce

"Finally, after decade of transformational impact on other sectors of the economy, the new frontier of e-commerce has come to food. Ready or not, our …

Chipotle CEO Details Why His Company Is Better Than Other 'Irrelevant' Fast Food Chains

Most mega fast food chains are being pulled in two directions these days — trying to satisfy those consumers who want quality ingredients and healthier options, while also pushing bottom-dollar value menu items to diners whose primary goal is to eat something fast and cheap. It would seem like one …

Facebook -- for rich people (for just $9,000)

Would you enjoy social media more without all those pesky 99-percenters complaining about their mortgage payments and high cable bills?<p>For a mere $9,000, Netropolitan is here to help.<p>Launched Tuesday, Netropolitan bills itself as "the online country club for people with more money than …

Some consumers say Apple is losing its cool factor | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Holly Riggle, a 29-year-old white-collar worker from Ohio, is just the kind of everyday customer Apple Inc would love to have for its new iPhone 6, which launches Friday.<p>People try out the newly released iPhone 6 at the Apple store in Berlin September 19, 2014. …

Starbucks Listens To Customers, Brings Back Some Less-Fancy Baked Goods

Have the pastry offerings at your local Starbucks gotten too fancy-pantsy for you in recent years? Do you miss having a slice of lemon cake with your …

Why Urban Outfitters Keeps Selling Offensive Clothing

The $129 sweatshirt is reminiscent of the Kent State Massacre of May 1970, when four unarmed college students were killed by the Ohio National Guard during a Vietnam War protest.<p>This is the latest in a long line of offensive fashion screw-ups by Urban Outfitters.<p>Just within the last year, the …

Future of 'I'm Lovin' It' Aside, McD's Has More Pressing Issues Than a Campaign

When Ad Adge broke the news this month that McDonald's U.S. Creative Chief Marlena Peleo-Lazar was leaving the company after 14 years, it raised an …

Can advertisers pressure the NFL?

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A history of Starbucks’ dubious social responsibility campaigns

Starbucks announced its latest effort at social responsibility this week: It will provide tuition reimbursement for its workers to take online college courses at Arizona State University for free—kicking in about $7,500 per employee.<p>It seems like a good move for the company and its CEO, Howard …

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Some consumers say Apple is losing its cool factor | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Holly Riggle, a 29-year-old white-collar worker from Ohio, is just the kind of everyday customer Apple Inc would love to have for its new iPhone 6, which launches Friday.<p>But Riggle is sticking to her Android smartphone, calling Apple less “original” than it was …