A public-speaking academy has apologised and halted an activity that saw it place men in clown makeup outside primary schools today, where they, according to some reports, interacted with children.
RANT OF THE WEEK: If you'd asked a high school advertising class to come up with a campaign to "youthify" the Tiffany brand, this is exactly the shit they'd come up with, writes The Ad Contrarian.
China’s top hot pot brand is struggling with financial woes and more complaints during the pandemic, while rapidly opening more chain stores.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Our annual look at the brand disasters and slip-ups that dominated headlines this year.
What the retailer thought was “a message of unity” was quickly slammed as “tone deaf.”
The financial services giant, rocked by nimbler upstarts, censure from regulators and a stock in freefall, faces a rough road to brand redemption.
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