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How Brand USA Markets America To Foreign Visitors

At Brand USA, a public-private partnership with the mission of “marketing the United States as a desirable destination for international tourists, conferences and business,” the ongoing pandemic has obviously been disruptive. I recently asked Brand USA CMO Tom Garzilli to fill us in. Click here to read the story at

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TikTok to marketers: ‘Make TikToks, not ads’

TikTok doesn’t want advertisers to create ads for its platform.  At its NewFront presentation on Thursday, TikTok told marketers that in order to be successful with its audience, they have to show up natively on the platform. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: Why would a

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Impossible Foods eyes meat eaters in first national ad push

Impossible Foods seeks to tap into the greater availability of its products with an integrated, TV-focused campaign that demonstrates how its plant-based foods help consumers avoid the environmental effects of livestock without compromising on taste, nutrition, convenience or family traditions, according to CEO and founder Dr. Patrick O. Brown. Click

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Hershey starts Halloween ad blitz to overcome covid-19 hurdles

Halloween is just around the corner, and the Covid-19 pandemic has spooked the bid candy-making companies, which are worried that sales will see a downturn similar to Easter if they do not ramp up their marketing strategies to address the changed circumstances. Click here to read the story from Questions for

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How Walmart is advertising its new loyalty program, Walmart

This week the retail giant started to roll out ads for the program, which is set to debut on September 15th and seen as Walmart’s answer to rival Amazon’s long-running membership program Prime. Click here to read the story from Questions for Classroom Discussion Why do you think Walmart introduced a

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TikTok Launches Biggest-Ever Ad Campaign as Its Fate Remains Cloudy

Within two months, TikTok’s U.S. business likely will be under the wing of a new owner — after Donald Trump’s move to force China’s ByteDance to divest the popular video app over what he says are national-security concerns. Click here to read the story from Questions for Classroom Discussion What is

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