Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 3 minutes Easter Week has mean’t that I’ve been exceptionally busy closing things before taking the long weekend break. Happy Easter and Passover. Kerri Chandler went through one of his Dad’s record boxes, that he hadn’t previously opened. His Dad had been a DJ and inspired Chandler to get behind the turntables himself. Chandler Senior’s box is […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute Huawei plagiarism – while most people were talking online about Apple’s service offerings and their alignment with existing providers, I was struck by these screen shots from a Huawei ad currently running on CCTV 2 in China. These seem to visually indistinguishable to Apple’s MacBook Pro and iPhone X series of phones. We don’t get […]

The post about Weight Watchers & Kraft Heinz

Reading Time: 7 minutes Two big consumer orientated companies: Weight Watchers and Kraft Heinz announced financial losses. Why is this significant? Consumer good marketing is in more turmoil than it has been for a long time. Millennial-led memes are changing the environment for consumer goods brands: Authenticity Natural trumps anything else for health Body positivism There are also some […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 1 minute BMW’s X7 advert about the Legend of Old McLanden has been cited as a piece of feminist advertising. I won’t spoil it for you watch the clip and you’ll see why. I think that its part of something different which has been less heralded: a return to craft in advertising. We’re starting to see a […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages | TechCrunch – interesting possible GDPR risk for Twitter HSBC forex trading costs cut sharply by blockchain – executive | Reuters – low transaction rate, less than 4,000 transactions a day. This looks more like niche cases Why I’m Deleting All My Old Tweets | WIRED […]