Brand Content: Brand generated content (the story is generated by the brand); the brand becomes a publisher (text/tech apps) or a producer (audio/video/games). Sur le modle de user generated content. Brand generated content (BGC vs. The fishing is to small brook trout that aren’t that plentiful, which is unusual for brook trout. I attribute their scarcity to the stream’s gradient. There is a lot of white water.
The specter of foreclosure looms large for increasing numbers of Southern Californians from those ensconced in Hancock Park estates to owners of Van Nuys condos. A lengthy recession the longest since World War II and a white hot real estate market turned frigid helped nearly double the numbers of foreclosures in California in the last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Assn. Of America..
For more than thirty years, my husband Bart Conner, who is a 1984 Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics and I have been proud to volunteer for Special Olympics as Board Members and coaches. It is an organization dear to our hearts. We are privileged to use our experience and talent as athletes to help others become the best athletes that they can become, so we are immensely honoured to be involved with Special Olympics..
But after the company’s most recent earnings reports, investors and analysts are getting worried about the future of one of the world’s most dominant retailers.Even though revenue grew 6%, the earnings report for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 “confirms headwinds are strengthening,” Morgan Stanley analysts wrote.The company missed expectations, and shares fell after the report.Things are unlikely to get easier for Nike, even if things look good on the surface.Morgan Stanley told investors that it was not “safe” to buy Nike stock right now. Though Nike is substantially larger than both brands (for fiscal 2016, it became a $32.4 billion company), they both have the ability to cut into fractions of Nike’s market share, hindering the speed of Nike’s growth.And both Adidas and Under Armour have made promising partnerships. Adidas, already successful with rapper Kanye West’s Yeezys, recently announced a full on, long term partnership with West, cementing its status as a major player in the fused worlds of music and sneakers.MVP Stephen Curry.
Human food: Joey Chestnut, 10 time winner of the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest, talks to Ad Age’s Jessica Wohl about his training regimen, and it’s worth a read if you can stomach it. Chestnut is fasting right now in preparation for the big event. (“It’s pretty much a cleanse, just drinking lots of liquids and just trying to make sure I’m absolutely empty and loose for the contest.”).