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China’s unprecedented heat wave is another sign we aren’t ready for the reality of climate change

Hi, Welcome Welcome back By Adele Peters August 30, 2022 On August 18, when temperatures in part of Chongqing, China, climbed to a record 113 degrees Fahrenheit, it had been over 100 degrees for 11 days. But it had been brutally hot for even longer; China’s unprecedented heat started in June. The intensity, scope, and … Continue reading China’s unprecedented heat wave is another sign we aren’t ready for the reality of climate change

Inside the drive to bring ‘cultural workers’ into the labor movement

By Kristin Toussaint August 30, 2022         It’s mid-June, and Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union, is speaking so loud into the microphone that it’s slightly distorted, and someone has to go over and tweak the dials on the PA system so his … Continue reading Inside the drive to bring ‘cultural workers’ into the labor movement

Should CMOs be political? Lessons from Nike, Delta, Burger King and others

Wading into controversial topics can be be risky for brands. Here’s how CMOs and marketing leaders can make sense of their stances. Ruben Ugarte on September 13, 2022 Switzerland is known for its beautiful hills, delicious chocolate and world-class banking system. But 80 years ago, they were also known for their notorious neutrality. In both … Continue reading Should CMOs be political? Lessons from Nike, Delta, Burger King and others

EV Shoppers Have High Standards For Website Performance

EV Shoppers Have High Standards For Website Performance by Tanya Gazdik , Staff Writer, September 12, 2022 This story ran in a previous edition. It should shock no one that a consumer interested in a battery electric vehicle is probably ahead of the curve when it comes to technology and online shopping. Unfortunately for automakers, … Continue reading EV Shoppers Have High Standards For Website Performance

Samsung launches weeklong metaverse and NFT activation

Multi-pronged campaign has users hunting for clues on Discord, acquiring NFTs and attending virtual events in Decentraland. Chris Wood on September 12, 2022 Today, Samsung launches a weeklong “Discover Samsung” event, supported by NFTs and a scavenger hunt through their Discord community. Samsung launched their Discord community, or server, in June. Earlier this year, they … Continue reading Samsung launches weeklong metaverse and NFT activation