Crisis

What #BoycottNRA means for companies

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March 5, 2018

What #BoycottNRA means for companies

In the wake of the most recent mass shooting, business leaders are taking the place of politicians as the voice […]

Brand

Did “This Is Us” help or hurt Crock-Pot?

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February 14, 2018

Did “This Is Us” help or hurt Crock-Pot?

Disclaimer: Spoilers included in this post! After the popular NBC emotional drama “This Is Us” revealed the cause of the […]

Brand

Something’s missing in Ram’s apology

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February 8, 2018

Something’s missing in Ram’s apology

With the rise of DVR and on-demand programming, sporting events remain one of the last bastions of events that consumers […]

Brand

H&M’s monkey sweatshirt apology is predictable

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January 8, 2018

H&M’s monkey sweatshirt apology is predictable

The internet is abuzz with news about international mega-retailer H&M featuring a product photo of a black child modeling a […]

Company News

Richard S. Levick Statement on Apple Battery Controversy

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January 5, 2018

Richard S. Levick Statement on Apple Battery Controversy

I’ve never been a big fan of evaluating public apologies – which range from Harvey Weinstein’s one-of-the-worst-of-all-time, ‘I’m sort of […]

This Week

Must-Read: Massive Financial Impact Possible in 2018

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January 2, 2018

Must-Read: Massive Financial Impact Possible in 2018

Via Digital Journal: “The recent stock market rise has masked weaknesses that could lead to massive losses linked to corporate reputational […]

This Week

Must-Read: PwC’s Entry Into the US Legal Market

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October 5, 2017

Must-Read: PwC’s Entry Into the US Legal Market

Via The American Lawyer: PwC Legal’s decision to open a US office, in Washington D.C., has attracted significant attention. Some, […]

Brand

Sigma Beta: Highest Recruiting Fraternity in California

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October 5, 2017

Sigma Beta: Highest Recruiting Fraternity in California

Historically, the term “frat boy” has described young male members of social fraternities at universities. But today, the term has […]

This Week

Must-Read: Inside the Minds of Brand Boycotters

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October 3, 2017

Must-Read: Inside the Minds of Brand Boycotters

These days no business is exempt from the threat of a consumer boycott. Not just political controversies, but environmental infractions, […]

Crisis

Security, Preparedness, and Exposure – The Panama Papers Paradigm

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April 12, 2016

Security, Preparedness, and Exposure – The Panama Papers Paradigm

The fallout from the leak of 11.5 million documents held by Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, first revealed by the International […]

Brand

The One Thing Missing From the Blizzard of 2016

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March 3, 2016

The One Thing Missing From the Blizzard of 2016

High winds. Freezing temperatures. Thirty-plus inches of snowfall. The Blizzard of 2016 that hit the East Coast last week had […]

Public Affairs

Carson and Trump: Impervious to Policy

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October 30, 2015

Carson and Trump: Impervious to Policy

In this article originally posted on Forbes.com, I examine the third GOP debate and what makes Donald Trump and Ben […]