Dean Crutchfield: In the Press III

Dean Crutchfield insights on marketing and brands across a variety of media and press, Microsoft, Visa, GM, Coke, Pepsi, American Airlines, Olympics,

Are the Olympics worth it?
Sophia Banay, April 11th 2008, Portfolio

http://www.portfolio.com/news-markets/top-5/2008/04/11/Olympic-Sponsorship-Dangers

Beverage Bigs Battle Bottle backlash

Kenneth Hein, February 17th 2008, Brand Week

http://www.indiaresource.org/news/2008/1021.html

Tailspin gets a new meaning

Michael Bush, April 14th 2008, Advertising Age

http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-34404513_ITM

Sinatra still the chairman with hit album

Kamau High, August 14th 2008, Billboard

http://www.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idUSN2329184820080523

At 100 GM looks ahead to better days

Steve Miller, August 21st 2008, Brand Week

http://www.brandweek.com/bw/content_display/news-and-features/automotive-travel/e3iea21f1e730544128c2cdca728d337bb7

Critics say Gates-Seinfeld duo no laughing matter

Suzanne Vranica, September 8th 2008, Wall Street Journal

http://online.wsj.com/wsjgate?subURI=%2Farticle%2FSB122082676065908265-email.html&nonsubURI=%2Farticle_email%2FSB122082676065908265-lMyQjAxMDI4MjAwODgwMjg2Wj.html

Visa dangles $600 Million for Holding Co. That can help it regain identity

Rupal Parekh, September 8th 2008, Advertising Age

http://adage.com/agencynews/article?article_id=130960&search_phrase=visa

Microsoft’s new ad creates PR possibilities

Aarti Shah, September 10th 2008, PR Week

http://www.prweekus.com/Microsofts-new-ad-creates-PR-possibilities/article/116482/

Dean Crutchfield: In the Press V

Dean Crutchfield insights on marketing and brands across the media and press, Oscars, Starbucks, Superbowl, Bank of America, Tesco, Chris Bosh, Pepsi,

Pepsi sign to get a lot more pop

John Lauinger, November 3rd 2008, Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/queens/2008/11/03/2008-11-03_pepsi_sign_to_get_lots_more_pop.html

Tesco’s fresh and easy: are magic numbers ahead
Kevin Coupe, February 22nd 2008, Morningnewsbeat.com

http://www.morningnewsbeat.com/Home/Home_S.las?Date=2008-02-22

Athletes’ new game: their own web ads

Adam Thompson, January 17th 2008, The Wall Street Journal

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120053935433496705.html?mod=hps_us_editors_picks

Bank of America’s brand power

Holly Sanders, January 14th 2008, New York Post

http://www.nypost.com/seven/01142008/business/bofas_brand_power_827085.htm

Philosophy for sale

Jessica Johnson, April 5th 2008, Globe and Mail.com

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080405.ATLAS05/TPStory/specialTravel

Celeb overkill saps commercial appeal

David Li, February 4th 2008, New York Post

http://www.nypost.com/seven/02042008/news/nationalnews/celeb_overkill_saps_commercial_appeal_72095.htm

How to reenergize Starbucks

Matt Vella, February 7th 2008, Business Week

http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/feb2008/id20080220_372003.htm?campaign_id=rss_null

Oscars Special: 30 sec. Chick flicks

Holly Sanders, February 2008, New York Post

http://www.nypost.com/seven/02252008/entertainment/movies/30_sec__chick_flicks_99226.hm