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Best Buy Closing 50 Stores in Attempt to 'Think Small'

Best Buy

In an effort to stay competitive with Amazon, the Apple Store, and other online retailers, Best Buy is slimming down.  The big box retailer announced that it will be closing ... [read more]

Yahoo Readies Do Not Track for Entire Global Network


Yahoo is doubling down on the Do Not Track craze with plans to implement the service across the its entire global network. ... [read more]

All Facebook Pages Getting Timeline Today


Late last month, Facebook announced Timeline for Pages and started rolling out the update. While Timeline is mandatory, Page administrators ... [read more]

Apple Supplier in China Pledges Big Labor Changes


Foxconn has pledged to sharply curtail the number of working hours within its Chinese factories and significantly increase wages, a move that could improve working conditions across China ... [read more]

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Transparency vs. Information Asymmetry

The asymmetry of knowledge (where one party has more knowledge than the other) has been the distinguishing characteristic of profitable transactions for all of recorded history.  Actually, I’m sure it predates recorded history; I just can’t prove it ... [read more]

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The More Things Change…
by Jaffer Ali

You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. - Steve Jobs Simplify…simplify….simplify. - Henry David Thoreau I read an interesting blog post by Uwe Hook on the biggest challenge facing agencies. Succinctly put, he suggested that keeping up with the overwhelmingly fast pace of change was the number one problem facing advertising agencies.

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Featured Writers

Jeffrey Hayzlett

Jeffrey Hayzlett is the former CMO of Eastman Kodak, cowboy and social media celebrity. View Jeffrey's Posts

Nancy Hill

Nancy Hill is the President-CEO of the American Association of Advertising Agencies. View Nancy's Posts

Adam Buckman

Adam Buckman was a former editor and writer for the NY Post for 18 years and now writes for View Adam's Posts

Hemu Nigam

Hemu Nigam is the founder of SSP Blue, the leading advisory firm for online safety, security, and privacy. View Hemu's Posts

Richard Sellers

Richard is chairman emeritus of the nearly 2,000 member Marketing Executives Networking Group. View Richard's Posts

David Houle

David Houle is a futurist, strategist and speaker. He advises companies on developing and future trends. View David's Posts

Uwe Hook

Uwe Hook (@uwehook) is the CEO and Co-Founder of BatesHook, Inc. and a veteran of the advertising and marketing industry. View Uwe's Posts

Jaffer Ali

Jaffer Ali is CEO of Vidsense, the Web's largest video advertising network. View Jaffer's Posts

Lance Neuhauser

Lance is the CEO and Founder of The Echo System, a social analytics and engagement platform. View Lance's Posts

Tony Greenberg

Tony Greenberg is the CEO of RampRate Sourcing Advisors and DeepStrat View Tony's Posts

Andrea Syrtash

Andrea Syrtash is an author and relationship expert whose newest book is Cheat On Your Husband (With Your Husband) View Andrea's Posts

Harold Goldberg

Harold Goldberg is a videogame journalist and author of All Your Base Are Belong To Us. View Harold's Posts

Simon Applebaum

Simon Applebaum is host/producer of Tomorrow Will Be Televised, the Internet radio/podcast-distributed program about the TV scene. View Simon's Posts

Jim Nichols

Jim Nichols is Senior Partner - Strategy at Catalyst S+F, a marketing services company based in San Francisco. View Jim's Posts

Charles Warner

Until he retired in 2002, he was Vice President of AOL's Interactive Marketing division. View Charles' Posts

Steve Yanovsky

Steve is a marketing and marcom consultant for Customer Focused Solutions. View Charles' Posts

Ed Keller

Ed Keller, CEO of the Keller Fay Group, has been called "one of the most recognized names in word of mouth." View Ed's Posts

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