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Care to guess how much Americans will spend on celebrating Halloween this year? Between the candy, costumes and decorations, Americans will spend $7.4 billion on today’s holiday. While this doesn’t come nearly as close to what analysts predict Americans will spend on Christmas...

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The holiday season kicks off tomorrow, some might say. With National Retail Federation predicting Americans will spend a whopping $7.4 billion this Halloween, that statement isn’t too far off. By this time tomorrow, people all over the US will be headed to Halloween celebrations...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

Imagine walking silently down a crowded city street, minding your own business, wearing a modest outfit consisting of jeans and a crewneck t-shirt, making no contact whatsoever with any other person, but constantly being harassed–followed even? Imagine walking for 10 hours straight and...

Two for Tuesday: Con...

“Made in China.” Sound all too familiar? China usually comes to mind when thinking of outsourced manufacturing. The Chinese manufacture and export everything from shoes to personal computers. However, Latin America is quickly becoming the next big market to watch out for, as their...

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As Forrest Gump’s mamma always says, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” Life certainly throws some unexpected chocolates… and not just at people. When the Belgian chocolate company formerly known as Italo Suisse, changed its...

Wisdom. Applied Wedn...

In a world in which politics pervade our every waking action and encounter, the fact that advertising, arguably the second most pervasive aspect of modern society, is one of the most significant receptors of political attention is not all that surprising. Since its inception, advertising has...

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The United States is headed towards being a majority-minority nation within the next three decades. This has major implications for brands, as the new majority-minority will wield incredible buying power (the Hispanic market alone is expected to hit $1.5 trillion in 2015). Lots of companies...

Two for Tuesday: Two...

Vine videos may last only six seconds, but companies are find the looping videos operate as effective marketing tools. In 2013, Dunkin’ Donuts launched the first Vine television ad, and since then many brands have gotten on board to use Vine as a fun, quick and pretty mesmerizing advertising...

Trending News Monday...

A broken nose, black eye, disheveled or wet hair and torn jeans used to be signs that a kid had encountered a bully. Although, these interactions still happen and still are unacceptable, today’s society has an equally (if not more) destructive form of bullying: cyber bullying. Unlike...

Funny Friday: Positi...

Can you feel the excitement? Can you taste the anticipation? Can you hear the camaraderie? It’s October of an even numbered year, and you know what that means: election season is here! (I know, try to contain yourself). Now I’m an American, a Millennial and I like to vote (a lot...

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Hispanic entertainers and actors have contributed significantly to the world of American arts and entertainment. Since yesterday marked the end of Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15 – 10/15), let’s look at a few Hispanic celebrities before they were famous for today’s Throwback Thursday....

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

Unsurprising to anyone, Google is the Internet’s number one website. Clearly Google’s search engine site is extremely popular, but Google’s other web applications–Google Maps, Google Drive, Google Play, Google News, etc.–have made digital giant the “King of The Internet.”...

Two Branded Music Vi...

Music videos are the most popular videos shared on the web. Although these videos are widely available and shared, music videos don’t function to sell albums the way they used to. Online streaming has become the most popular music medium thanks to platforms such as YouTube and Spotify....

Trending News Monday...

This weekend’s headlines hint that Halloween must be approaching, because some of the news is absolutely horrifying. From scary clowns terrorizing a California town to the most recent photo hack, check out two of the creepiest stories trending on social media. Clowning Around In Wasco,...

Funny Friday: Donova...

Earlier this year, the US Men’s National Team did something that sounded like a joke: they left Landon Donovan off of the 23 man World Cup squad. Avid soccer fans were upset that the Captain wouldn’t be making the trip down to Brazil; non-soccer fans were upset because the only US...