While the world seems to be in agreement that a presence on social media is critical to a business’s success in 2012, the idea of using Facebook, Twitter, et al for customer service is still a hot topic.
Before the age of smartphones and iPads, predating even the old-school iPod, there was the original hand-held tech that distracted an entire generation of tweens and teens – the Nintendo Game Boy.
Growing up an archetypal husky youth in the 90s, there were only a handful of items that could help me compensate for my lack of savoir-faire in kickball and capture the flag. In 1993, a pair of BK Ratch Techs was the lifesaver I needed as I floundered in the 2nd grade sea of popularity.
This impressive spot comes to us courtesy of Chef Boyardee. In line with the common 90s trope, we have the disheveled teen as our hero and the overbearing authority figure as our antagonist.
While Halloween was just three weeks ago and Thanksgiving less than a week away, neither presents quite the same promotional and marketing opportunities as the true holiday season.
We can all lament the premature arrival of Christmas trees and holiday lights, but retailers need only look at the numbers when contemplating kickstarting early holiday promotions.