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Old Navy Made Clothing Sizes for Everyone. It Backfired.

Old Navy set out to make clothes shopping more inclusive for women of all body types. It ended up with too many extra-small and extra-large items and too few of the rest, a mismatch that frustrated customers and contributed to falling sales and a management shake-up. Click here to read

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More Consumers Hunting for Bargains this Easter

Consumers plan to spend an average $169.79 this year on Easter-related items, according to results of the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is market research? What are the different types

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Should brands be charging for brand experiences?

From Kraken rum’s Halloween haunted hotel to Ford’s go faster stunt driver experience, the world of brand experiences is richer and more varied than ever before. From entertainment and gaming, to pop-ups, theme parks, edutainment and more… brands across all sectors are increasingly turning to experiences as a core pillar of their marketing activity.

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Chains jump on Friendsgiving marketing opportunities

With vaccines (and boosters) widely available, and more people feeling comfortable with holiday gatherings, “Friendsgiving” celebrations appear to be back in full force this year—at least judging by the wide variety of restaurant deals themed to the informal holiday. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What

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