Ben Wise on Branding

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This Week In Review

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A weekly list of interesting articles on branding from around the web.

Justice OKs Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger The emergence of a behemoth in the entertainment industry will hopefully allow a more seamless experience (but could do the opposite and raise prices too).

Google’s Nexus One to Be Sold at Walmart? Does this mean that Google realized the error of their ways and is adjusting accordingly? A lot of respect for being able to change and adapt to consumer reactions.

Apple Reports Record Earnings I have written several times about the power of the Apple brand. This shows the impressive bottom line impact of it all.

Adidas Steps Into The World Of Augmented Reality A cool release from Adidas confirms that augmented reality applications will be a big trend in the next couple of years

Yelp Takes Up to $100 Million in New Funding This shows the growth in localized services and the opportunity that this presents for brands.

iPad: Bad Name, Lots of Potential Unless you were living in a bubble this week, you already know about Apple’s launch of the iPad. This is one of the better reviews of it that I have seen.

Kindle Refuses To Back Down To iPad’s Potential When brands compete this fiercely, consumers are likely to gain


Written by benwisebranding

January 29, 2010 at 8:28 pm

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  1. I was studying something else about this on another blog. Interesting. Your perspective on it is diametrically contradicted to what I read before. I am still contemplating over the various points of view, but I’m inclined to a great extent toward yours. And no matter, that’s what is so super about modern democracy and the marketplace of ideas on-line.

    Marquis Dani

    February 3, 2010 at 5:56 pm

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