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Category: Influencer Marketing

IHOP opens International Bank of Pancakes and launches loyalty program

IHOP is taking an influencer-led approach to touting its first loyalty program. Prioritizing social media and creators suggests the chain is trying to reach a younger crowd of consumers that have drifted away from casual dine-in experiences. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is brand loyalty?

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Aerie Flips the Social Media Algorithm Positive for Spring 2022

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced today the evolution of #AerieREAL focused on sharing positive messages across feeds to help create a safe and happy place for content consumption–extinguishing the negative impact of social media. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What are brand values?

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Popeyes teams with Megan Thee Stallion on hot sauce, franchising

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has teamed with musician Megan Thee Stallion for a new hot sauce to debut Oct. 19 as well as merchandise and franchised restaurants, the company said Thursday. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: Why might Popeyes be interested in a collaboration with Megan

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Hollister launches ‘Social Tourist’ with teen influencers

In the post-Kardashian era, the marketing power of social media, especially among younger consumers, has become undeniable. That leaves brands that cater to teens and young adults no choice but to turn to influencers, who can easily collect tens of millions in social media followers. Click here to read the

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