Seems Old Navy stole a secret from Victoria’s playbook
, as the retailer misprinted the founding years
on at least four of its college athletic women’s T-shirts. Tees for the University of Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Arizona, and University of Colorado-Boulder were all incorrect.
Speaking of Victoria’s Secret, who caught its Fashion Show on CBS Tuesday night? In case you missed it—including Miranda Kerr’s $2.5 million dollar br
a—here’s a photo gallery
of the angels strutting down the famous runway. And that’s how you turn a $12 million event into a $5 billion empire
in an hour, folks. Merry Christmas!
If you’re looking to start your own empire, or maybe just get a foothold somewhere, perhaps your friends could be of assistance. Using LinkedIn, along with your lunch hour, a site called You Guys Should Lunch
helps professionals expand the network and business opportunities over a nice tuna on rye. (via Creativity
A network of Wisconsin residents hopes it can organize enough signatures to recall Gov. Scott Walker from office. The effort is picking up steam, having garnered 300,000 of the 540,208 signatures needed
in its first 12 days.
While we’re in the realm of politics, President Obama is asking for a favor with the launch of his first TV ads of this 2012 election
. Will you join him?
Someone who’s familiar with the campaign process, Sen. John McCain, is the latest target of another off-the-cuff remark from Ann Coulter. The conservative pundit was censored
on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” when she referred to McCain as a douchebag.
Not to censor social media users, but instead protect their rights, the Federal Trade Commission and Facebook have finally reached a privacy settlement
, in which the online network will now be subject to audits for the next 20 years. So what does all this mean for marketers? Forbes has the report
Being anything but private, Comet, Cupid, and the rest of the sleigh-guiding reindeer are speaking candidly about life after Santa
, ever since St. Nick bought a Toyota Prius last year. Looks like Dancer might have a career in marketing.
Reindeer aren’t the only things being replaced. Burger King has introduced a new, thicker-cut fry. To celebrate the redesigned potato, it will hold “Free Fry Friday
” nationwide in its restaurants on Dec. 15.
Burger King’s archrival McDonald’s seems to have outsmarted the home of the Golden Gate. While San Fran’s city ban on the fast food giant offering toys with its “unhealthy” Happy Meal begins Dec. 1, the restaurant chain has devised a small, yet smart and charitable solution
to its trouble.
McDonald's efforts still weren't enough to grab Ronald a spot next to the Kardashians, Pippa Middleton, and Simon Cowell, all of whom were named to Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating People of 2011
list. Tune in Dec. 14 to ABC to see who grabbed top honors.
A big name in advertising just grabbed the gig as chief at Time
Inc. The hiring of Laura Lang, CEO of digital agency Digitas, comes nine months after the ousting of Jack Griffin, who ran the magazine for a mere six months. Better luck to you, Laura.
Congrats also goes to one of the founding editors of PRNewser
, Jason Chupick, who has been appointed the new vice president of public relations at Harper’s Magazine