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Black Friday Lesson: Mobile, Not Social, Drives Sales

The digital results for Thanksgiving and Black Friday last week are in, and from a sales perspective were quite impressive: Online sales on Thanksgiving grew by 17.4% from 2011, and the next day, Black Friday, they increased 20.7% from last year, accor… | MORE »

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Why Thanksgiving Turkey Tastes Better the Next Day, And Why It Matters

Ever notice that the Thanksgiving turkey tastes better the next day and the days after? Millions of people look forward to Friday lunches, and Saturday dinners of turkey sandwiches, turkey soup and turkey (or tofu) concoctions.  Yet last Tuesday’s c… | MORE »

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In Petraeus Affair, PR Perpetuates ‘Spin’ Image

I must admit that hearing the news that David Petraeus’ biographer and mistress Paula Broadwell and Jill Kelley, also involved in the Petraeus affair, have “PRed up” is a bit annoying. It was reported by AdAge that Broadwell has hired Washington … | MORE »

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5 Tips for Banking Goodwill with Reporters

The media’s coverage of David Petraeus has been telling, and instructional. The former CIA director and decorated general who stepped down in early November after admitting to an extramarital affair had been a media darling. Not only did he have the … | MORE »

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Mayor Bloomberg, Show a Little Empathy

Love him or hate him, you have admire the no-nonsense, buttoned-down management style of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In his nearly 12-year tenure as mayor, he’s proved himself effective at getting things done. So as today’s New York Time… | MORE »

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Obama Relaxed, In Charge at Press Conference

President Obama held his first press conference after re-election today, and with the possibility of storm clouds like the Petraeus affair and Benghazi in the air, a much anticipated event it was. For the most part, there was much ado about nothing, as… | MORE »

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Are You a Monday Person or a Friday Person?

You look forward to the work week and may have even been overheard saying, “TGIM!” The week is your oyster and you are ready to discover new things, to make a mark on your world. You love Mondays. Fridays, on the other hand, might be the favored ch… | MORE »

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CEO’s Earnings Call Comments a Real Downer

It’s been a long, tough road—mostly downhill— for J.C. Penney since former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson took over the helm in January 2012. CEO Johnson was expected to work the same magic for the tired clothing retailer as he had for Apple’s … | MORE »

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If You See Something, Do You Always Say Something?

What if you knew that the president of your company was covering up a crime; that a colleague was suspected of sexually molesting young women; that your spokesperson was taking illegal drugs? Would you turn them in? What if you personally witnessed the… | MORE »

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Was Press Release Ruling the Right Stuff?

Warning: A press release has been deemed as promotional in a court of law, which could result in a lawsuit. Late this week I received one of Michael Lasky’s law alerts, and it really got my attention. Lasky, an attorney at Davis & Gilbert LLP… | MORE »

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