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What happened to Glossier

If you step into a Sephora store a week from today, you’ll be greeted by a display plastered in a familiar shade of millennial pink.  Click here to read the story at fastcompany.com. Discussion Questions:

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Hollister tackles cart abandonment with new payment solution

Hollister introduced Share2Pay, a payment solution that lets customers send their shopping carts to other people via SMS text, per the Wall Street Journal. Click here to read the story at insiderintelligence.com. Discussion Questions: What is consumer behavior? Why is it important for businesses and brands to understand consumer behavior? What

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Why Amazon makes you click a box to redeem coupons

Saving money can take a little extra effort: clipping coupons, searching for a promotional code, signing up for an email list….But Amazon sometimes makes us check a box to save. Huh? Those orange “coupon” banners below the price on Amazon’s online store are a head-scratcher. Click here to read the

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Oscar Mayer’s bologna face mask quickly sells out

If the thought of using a slice of bologna as a moisturizing face mask was tempting, you’re out of luck — for now.Oscar Mayer’s bologna-inspired face mask sold out less than a day after its release on Amazon. Kraft Heinz blamed the shortage on “unexpected incredibly high demand” and said in a statement

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15 Top Trends That Will Impact Marketing In 2022

Marketing trends come and go, constantly evolving as brands strive to better leverage the latest technologies and respond to shifts in the marketplace. It’s not just about making a splash or creating attention-grabbing content anymore. After making target audiences aware of their existence, businesses must then connect with prospective customers

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El Pollo Loco launches its first retail shop

El Pollo Loco earlier this month launched its first-ever merchandise store, selling branded shirts, totes and even skateboards designed by Latino creators. Click here to read the story at restaurantbusinessonline.com. Discussion Questions: What is a brand? What is branding? Why would El Pollo Loco offer branded merchandise to its customers?

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