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Amazon’s delivery by drone and other flights of creative fancy


Jeff Bezos’s announcement on “60 Minutes” that Amazon is about to launch a drone delivery system for select merchandise has set the cyberworld buzzing. While “Prime Air” deliveries are unlikely to take off before 2015 (at the earliest), this improbable innovation is a perfect example of what branding and strategy firm, Lippincott (think Starbucks, Coca…

What consumers want from their brands


In a word, simplicity. At least, that’s what branding firm Siegel + Gale reports in their third annual global brand simplicity index, which analyzed and compared 500 leading brands and key industries around the world “to understand how scale and different attributes of simplicity affect consumer perceptions.” Some findings: 1. Who’s on top? Leading brands…

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