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Genius Idea: Cancel Gone With the Wind

Genius Idea: Cancel Gone With the Wind

Since our PD Book Club pick for the this month is To Kill a Mocking Bird, our staff felt that we...

EU: Greek Yogurt Can Only Be Greek

EU: Greek Yogurt Can Only Be Greek

In the off chance you were lamenting last year’s Brexit Vote, just know that Britain’s leaving in...

With Love From Bulgaria

With Love From Bulgaria

Sure, Zimbabwe’s in the middle of a military coup-non-coup, but have you checked your mail...

India and Carrying Gold

India and Carrying Gold

We have mentioned the Indian love affair with all things gold in the past, but with India’s...

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

Since last year’s attempted “coup” Erdogan has been the strongman on everyone’s mind when it...

Reaper Comes For Retail

The Reaper comes for retailers...As brick and mortar has lost its appeal, 2017 is ushering in the end (or at the very least several store closings) of many old haunts teenagers of yesteryear swore would never go.

Kicking off 2017, the Limited closed all 250 of their stores in January, while Wet Seal closed 171 of their remaining shops.

Just Sayin’: Not Really the “Consequence of Living in a Real-Time Environment”

Individual sheep.Example of, “A consequence of living in a real-time environment.”PDers out there might remember Adidas’ congratulatory email sent out to Boston Marathon finishers last month, where they applauded the runners for surviving.

Adidas and Pepsi Competing to Be New Coke

Pepsi PR.“Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!”So far 2017 seems to be the year where top and semi-top tier companies vie to win the PR label of New Coke, the latest to throw their kicks in the ring and beat out a can of Pepsi saving the world being Adidas with their mass email subject headline of, “Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!”

Just Sayin’: Target’s Still Off Target

Ashley Madison, anyone?Perhaps it is time to go back to basics?From manatee gray to rallying against open carry to their massive Christmas credit card security breach to their gender bender kids’ clothes layout to now them having to close 13 stores throughout the United States---clearly it’s been an interesting few years for Target.

We’re All Anorexics Now

Dennis Freedman's epic fail.We’d like to give a big old fashioned fuck you thank you to Barneys New York, for making it official: We’re All Anorexics Now.

Since 1923, Barneys New York has been at the head of the fashion mafia syndicate, taking advice from and rubbing elbows with Edward Bernays. Heck, nothing quite says social engineering like their upcoming Electric Holiday campaign.

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