China Just Adds More Zeros with Tiger Woods in the news this week, the big news in China, while I was in Shanghai hosting a one day Rockefeller Habits workshop yesterday, was the arrest of a business manager who cheated on his wife with over 500 women. She found his electronic diary on his computer where documented each tryst and stated his goal to have sex with 800 women (8 is a lucky number). He was actually arrested because he documented that many of the women were paid using bribes he had received! The Chinese press went wild over the story..
The publicity surrounding all of the allegations about the poor labor conditions at the factories in which Nike sources were very public and right in the center of the media, but that did not stop the population at large from buying Nike products. Although there were some decreases in sales and Nike lost contracts with different college’s, a large majority of the Nike customer was loyal to the brand, choosing to ignore the very public circumstances in which the shoes on their feet or the t shirt on their back was made. Nike has a large affect on millions and millions of people, and it is because of this I was drawn to further understand the situation described in the case study.
Another FCA Player gets called up to the best tournament in USA, Dallas Cup. This tournament is the toughest in USA and sees teams from Brazil, Mexico, Germany, etc. Come and compete. A few highlights: Wendy’s serves up what it calls a “short and sweet” spot that shows all the ingredients that go into its Berry Burst Chicken Salad. New York Knicks legend John Starks talks about being undrafted back in 1988 in an emotional Budweiser commercial that ends with the tagline, “This Bud’s for the long shot. This Bud’s for you.” And Samsung shows how the things it makes including phones, TVs and refrigerators “bring family together.”.
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