Gawker Garb

Blog Herald points to Nick Denton’s latest offering, which surprise surprise is not another snarky blog, but snarky t-shirts that advertise his Gawker Media Empire blogs. Here’s the one I want:

Flickr’s Schwagstock

Flickr, the preeminent photo sharing site now owned by Yahoo, is offering free schwag. Simply send a self-addressed envelope to: Flickr P.O.Box 3816 Sunnyvale, CA 94088 Flickr is covering the return postage, gratis.

What, No Bruce Springsteen?

City Rag is running a photographic expos

Smells Like School Spirit

from Forbes: Branded products have long been a strong draw in college stores, where they represent 10% of sales to identity-seeking students and nostalgic alums. But recently other consumers are buying into college brands as well. “Here’s what I think is interesting,” says Find/SVP analyst Kate Pennell, “foreign tourists are now snapping up college logos […]

Mica Could Be Mega

Ernie Schenck might consider buying a Mica MP3 player from Norway, if it wasn’t for the power of Apple

Watch Out Vegas

from Montgomery Advertiser: About 50 people, some clutching caf

Where’s The Love?

Brand loyalty is normally something that’s earned over time, but that’s not the case when one is on the payroll of a given packaged goods company. Having worked on the Coors business for several years, I was made acutely aware of the necessity of drinking Coors anywhere near my coworkers, or the client. To do […]

Furniture Assembly Is Like Hunting Game (Minus The Blood And Guts)

from The Independent: A new book claims that a shopping trip to Ikea improves marital harmony. Great Ikea! A Brand for All the People, published later this month, attributes much of the store’s success to the fact that its self-assembly furniture allows men to reclaim their hunter-gatherer roots, and so keep their relationships healthy – […]