Going Beyond Business As Usual

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often interpreted as a cynical marketing ploy adopted by brands as a means to amass positive PR through promoting philanthropic efforts, sustainable business practices, and/or environmental awareness programs. But every now and then, you come across an example of genuine good that shakes your inner cynic to the core. I…

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In Pursuit of an ideal Self

As marketers, we relentlessly focus on putting forward the best public image of the brands we represent. We attempt to attract consumers by pitching the virtues of an ideal, must-have solution that taps in to vulnerabilities. We pitch these products as the be-all, end-all answer to our needs i.e. the ideal home, or the ideal…

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