The Path of Power

Yes, I just posted about a bad customer experience I received from American Girl.  On the flip side, here’s a wonderful experience I had with Gymboree’s customer service. A little background (for those who are unfamiliar with Gymboree).  When you purchase from Gymboree, you earn “Gymbucks” (for every $50 spent at Gymboree during an “earning…

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Colors, Colors, Everywhere! What do they mean to you?

  I’m sure you know that color means many different things.  For example, in the United States: white typically symbolizes purity and happiness (think weddings), red typically symbolizes power (“power” business tie), passion (lipstick), and excitement (think of high-contrast baby toys), black is sadness (think mourning and death) and formality (think of a tuxedo), and…

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Celebrity is a Friend?

I knew companies hired celebrities for a variety of reasons. Typically celebrities are good looking, and that appeals to us. They are usually well liked and if we like the celebrity and the celebrity like a certain product, then we should also like that product. The surprising thing I learned from my professor during one…

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I Feel Duped

Wow, I knew some commercials were tricky by using obscure verbiage. For example, claiming an anti-aging product MIGHT or MAY reduce wrinkles in a short as two weeks.  I also knew that some visuals can be misleading. Like some food products shown in commercials weren’t food at all, but instead molded and painted to LOOK…

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