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Fans Not the Real Losers in the NHL Lockout

For the second time in five years, the players are locked out by the NHL. Regardless of whether you side with the Millionaires or the Billionaires, the fact remains—an NHL lockout is not the way to successfully build a brand that's in desperate need of building.

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The Best Rebrands of 2012

This week I’m looking at the three best rebrands of 2012. Leaders in their respective industries, each company appears to have prioritized strategy by going through the complete rebranding exercise—including redefining their market position to guide their customers’ beliefs, and executing a complete and interconnected brand strategy.

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Reinforcing Brand Through Interior Design

Retail brands like Apple get it. Hospitality brands like Hudsons Canadian Taphouse get it. Arts and culture-focused brands like the AGA get it. But interior design is an often overlooked aspect of reinforcing brand in both the corporate and professional environments.

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Timing, Luck & Love

What do Led Zeppelin and ancient Chinese warlords have to do with your company's success? Over the years I have met many business owners with ground-breaking ideas, cutting-edge technology, knowledge, skills—you name it, they had it all. And for whatever reason their businesses never took off.

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