Archive for February, 2010

Supermarket advertising in the UK seems to largely revolve around price reduction or celebrity chef endorsement. The quality of the food, or how to do something new and different with it, also gets an occasional mention. But when was the last time you perceived you gained great value, or even savings, from the products you […]

An interesting report from emarketer: HERE

Time magazine list the 10 most uncomfortable press conferences: HERE 1. Sticky Situations – Teary T.O. 2. So, About That Appalachian Trail Thing … 3. Robert Gibbs Gets Testy 4. Lance Armstrong’s Fighting Words 5. Women’s Basketball Is Emotional 6. Bush Bows Out 7. Transparency to an Extent 8. Blagojevich Skirts the Issue 9. Larry […]

An interesting article from The Harvard Business Review’s Daily Stat. They claim weaker businesses suffer margin swings of 3x to 5x those experienced by the market leaders during economic downturns. Read more: HERE

“One speaks Spanish to gods, French to men, Italian to women, and German to horses. One never speaks foul English to anyone ever.” De Gaulle Thanks go to Dave Trott for tweeting this quote.

In recent days Toyota and Honda have both announced car recalls, due to safety concerns. But here is a completely different product I spotted an urgent recall notice for. Just how many loose sequins does it take for a dress to be classified as a hazard?

The final Season of Lost has started on ABC in the US and on Sky 1 in the UK. Like many I will be downloading my Lost fix from iTunes. But the Peer to Peer file share servers are no-doubt set to do brisk business over coming weeks; as people around the world clamour to […]