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Blue Point Brewing Company’s NYT Ad Fairly Hops Off the Page
. . . and onto a can of its beer. Maybe we should take a step back. Blue Point Brewing Company is a craft beer subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch that says it’s “constantly inspired by the coastal spirit of Patchogue [N.Y.] … Continue reading
Ask Dr. Ads: Got Any Love for Bud’s ‘Puppy Love’ Ad?
Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. (Actual letter – tip o’ the pixel to Double One in the great American Heartland.) Dear Dr. Ads, So what do you think of the Budweiser … Continue reading
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This Bud’s For Rue
Page A3 of the Sunday Boston Globe: Hardworking staff’s reaction: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot? Turns out Anheuser-Busch violated Rule #1 of damage control: Never repeat an attack. It only draws attention to it. Case in point: We had no idea what … Continue reading
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New! Product UnPlacement!
Product placement is big business in America, as this helpful primer from MediaPost indicates: Product placement –- a.k.a. brand integration – has grown into a roughly $25 billion industry in the U.S., supporting its own battery of go-getters, an extensive Wikipedia entry, a Morgan Spurlock movie about the practice and … Continue reading
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The Financial Times reports that Coca Cola has been lobbying on Capitol Hill against a Senate finance committee proposal to tax non-diet sodas and juices. “[T]he consumer in this environment is not ready for a tax on a basic staple … Continue reading
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