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Walmart increases digitalization during the COVID-19 recession

In the Age of COVID-19, Walmart Ups Its Digital Game

By Nathan L. Phipps September 20, 2020

Future historians will have the ultimate say, but it seems to me that 2020 is a year for the history books. For…

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Trump Steals A Page of History With “Big Lie” Communications

Trump Steals A Page of History With “Big Lie” Communications

By James T. Berger August 20, 2020

Donald Trump has stolen pages from George Orwell and Nazi propagandist George Goebbels with his use of “Big Lie” communications. The “Big…

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COVID's effects on consumer buying behaviors

COVID-19 Already Causing Shifts In Consumer Buying Behavior

By James T. Berger July 16, 2020

Results of two sets of surveys from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) show that COVID-19 has already had some major effects on consumer…

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Confederate Statues A Symbol Of Old and Effective Marketing Plan

By James T. Berger June 17, 2020

As of this writing, some 114 statues of Confederate Civil War heroes and generals have been removed following the tragic death of…

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The short-term and long-term economic effects of COVID-19

Short- and Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

By James T. Berger May 15, 2020

While all the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are yet to be evaluated, one thing is sure: things will never be the…

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Looking in a small bookshop, with many books in a rack.

Why Indie Bookstores Are Thriving

By James T. Berger March 18, 2020

Who would have imagined, with the huge decline in retail and shopping center sales, that independent bookstores would be thriving? According to…

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Big Food is Being Disrupted

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 18, 2020

Consumer packaged food giants Kellogg’s, Mondelez, Kraft Heinz, Nestle, and Unilever are facing a long-term trend challenge.  At the low-end, increased competition…

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Remembering Clayton Christensen (1952-2020)

By James T. Berger February 17, 2020

A giant in marketing theory died too soon. Clayton M. Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University’s Business…

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Can Bloomberg’s Strategy to Win Democrat’s Nomination Succeed?

By James T. Berger January 16, 2020

The incredibly wealthy and competent Michael Bloomberg has defied conventional wisdom with a remarkable marketing strategy. He has begun using his huge…

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Brick and Mortar Retailing Basing Comeback on Generational Marketing

By James T. Berger November 17, 2019

Rumors of the demise of retailing are highly exaggerated. In the article “Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Making a Comeback,” author Jon McFarland Flint…

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