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brand-as-business bit:  While perusing the aisles at Target awhile back, I stumbled across these really great packages of healthcare products and fell in love: I was so pleased to read the story behind such an ingenious brand in Businessweek.   (Be sure to check out the sidebar on the playbook of gimmicks used in most […]

On the eve of a special Apple event, it seems the allure of the Apple brand is as strong as ever.  “We have something you really have to see. And touch,” declares the invitation to the March 7th media event.  Quite a buzz has been building up! I don’t know if tomorrow’s announcement will impress […]


Michael Phelps is going to appear on Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes cereal boxes. Apparently Phelps passed on posing on Wheaties boxes where he has appeared before, […]