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Cork's hedgerows helped this bartender represent the country at a global competition
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# Berry Good

Cork's hedgerows helped this bartender represent the country at a global competition

Aug 19th 2017, 8:15 AM 11,195 Views 4 Comments

Meet Andy Ferreira, cocktail maker extraordinaire. He’s taking part in a global competition next week.

These are the Irish brands most likely to be in your shopping trolley
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These are the Irish brands most likely to be in your shopping trolley

May 27th 2017, 10:00 AM 26,769 Views 31 Comments

According to a global Kantar Worldpanel survey.

Here are all the companies that have cut ties with the Trump family
# Grab Your Wallet
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# Grab Your Wallet

Here are all the companies that have cut ties with the Trump family

Feb 11th 2017, 9:30 AM 52,748 Views 77 Comments

The US President’s critics have been urging customers to stop shopping at retailers that sell Trump family brands.

Car sales are up almost 20% and these are the most popular makes of 2016
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# Top 10

Car sales are up almost 20% and these are the most popular makes of 2016

Nov 12th 2016, 6:30 PM 45,217 Views 91 Comments

The strongest sales were in Roscommon (30%), while the lowest were in Leitrim (11%).

Ireland's most popular brand has been revealed...
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# Brand News

Ireland's most popular brand has been revealed...

Sep 9th 2016, 6:02 AM 38,392 Views 64 Comments

We like fizzy drinks, chocolate and bread.

Toilet rolls are shrinking but prices are staying the same
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# Bog Standard

Toilet rolls are shrinking but prices are staying the same

Apr 20th 2016, 2:53 PM 16,733 Views 55 Comments

A survey has found toilet rolls, chocolate biscuits and toothpaste have all shrunk in recent months.

11 times brands just didn’t understand what Netflix and chill meant
# Noooooo
# Noooooo

11 times brands just didn’t understand what Netflix and chill meant

Jan 8th 2016, 2:40 PM 9,975 Views 2 Comments

Lads, it means sex.

A ton of brands made the exact same mistake with their scheduled New Year's tweets
# Crappy New Year
# Crappy New Year

A ton of brands made the exact same mistake with their scheduled New Year's tweets

Dec 31st 2015, 10:06 AM 9,226 Views 4 Comments

Not so hasty, you guys.

Can You Identify These Irish Logos?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Identify These Irish Logos?

Dec 4th 2015, 6:14 PM 15,140 Views 2 Comments

Look closely now…

Customers warned over fire-risk tumble dryers
# Indesit
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# Indesit

Customers warned over fire-risk tumble dryers

Nov 24th 2015, 10:45 AM 29,555 Views 28 Comments

The affected brands are all marketed in Ireland.

These are the top ten brands in the world right now
# The Big Ten
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# The Big Ten

These are the top ten brands in the world right now

Oct 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 49,475 Views 58 Comments

No prizes for guess number one.

O2 just made the most unfortunate Twitter typo we have ever seen
# Brands Tweeting
# Brands Tweeting

O2 just made the most unfortunate Twitter typo we have ever seen

May 7th 2015, 3:06 PM 11,970 Views 4 Comments

“Tits importance.”

These are Ireland's least favourite companies
# Meters To Go
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# Meters To Go

These are Ireland's least favourite companies

May 7th 2015, 12:40 PM 49,973 Views 101 Comments

The number one probably won’t surprise you.

13 brands that have shamelessly tweeted about Father Ted today
# My Lovely Brand
# My Lovely Brand

13 brands that have shamelessly tweeted about Father Ted today

Apr 21st 2015, 1:05 PM 10,188 Views 1 Comment

Brands, brands, brands.

11 mortifying times brands tweeted about St. Patrick's Day
# Patty's Day
# Patty's Day

11 mortifying times brands tweeted about St. Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2015, 5:21 PM 12,989 Views 3 Comments

Shhh, don’t say anything.

Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same
# One Brand
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# One Brand

Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same

Mar 5th 2015, 4:36 PM 19,920 Views 31 Comments

It serves to highlight how confusing Coke thinks its brand extensions have become.

This Irish company is trying to solve one of the biggest problems in job hunting
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# Headhunting

This Irish company is trying to solve one of the biggest problems in job hunting

Feb 26th 2015, 6:16 AM 21,278 Views 11 Comments

And it’s bringing its plans overseas.

Survey says Ryanair is the UK's fourth most hated brand, but the airline isn't bothered
# Where Is The Love?
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# Where Is The Love?

Survey says Ryanair is the UK's fourth most hated brand, but the airline isn't bothered

Feb 17th 2015, 1:18 PM 19,652 Views 64 Comments

Ouch.

11 times brands desperately tried to get down with the kids, and failed
# Fellow Kids
# Fellow Kids

11 times brands desperately tried to get down with the kids, and failed

Jan 26th 2015, 6:14 PM 23,617 Views 10 Comments

Pizza is NOT bae.

Brilliant Twitter account mercilessly skewers brands who try to sound 'down with the kids'
# Brands Saying Bae
# Brands Saying Bae

Brilliant Twitter account mercilessly skewers brands who try to sound 'down with the kids'

Dec 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,160 Views 1 Comment

Brands Saying Bae is your new favourite Twitter account.

A LOT of brands really messed up their 9/11 tributes yesterday
# Social Media Fail
# Social Media Fail

A LOT of brands really messed up their 9/11 tributes yesterday

Sep 12th 2014, 9:06 AM 7,166 Views 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s probably wiser to say nothing at all.

Google knocks Apple off the top spot to become the world's most valuable brand
# Displacement
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# Displacement

Google knocks Apple off the top spot to become the world's most valuable brand

May 21st 2014, 10:01 AM 7,572 Views 38 Comments

The company is worth €116 billion, having increased in value by 40 per cent over the year.

Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?
# Marketing
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# Marketing

Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?

Nov 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 23,994 Views 14 Comments

Michael Erb approaches reviews like a job – now companies send him products for free in the hope that he’ll notice them.

The 10 simplest brands in the world...
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# Consumers

The 10 simplest brands in the world...

Oct 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 49,349 Views 60 Comments

…And why that simplicity is one factor in their success.

Turns out Fairy Liquid DOES last twice as long as its rivals
# Twice As Nice
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# Twice As Nice

Turns out Fairy Liquid DOES last twice as long as its rivals

Sep 18th 2013, 3:31 PM 7,259 Views 20 Comments

A complaint from its rival Persil ended with the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority led to the ruling.

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,426 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

Famous logos reimagined as Angry Birds
# Angry Brands
# Angry Brands

Famous logos reimagined as Angry Birds

Aug 21st 2013, 4:45 PM 1,165 Views 0 Comments

Angry Birds have gone commercial.

Is this the most capitalist board game ever?
# Monopoly
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# Monopoly

Is this the most capitalist board game ever?

Jul 30th 2013, 2:04 PM 9,904 Views 19 Comments

Monopoly is no longer about buying properties – its latest version is all about the global brands.

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic
# Havin' The Twaic
# Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic

Jul 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25,622 Views 20 Comments

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

11 companies who are really good at social media
# Social-medialicious
# Social-medialicious

11 companies who are really good at social media

Mar 22nd 2013, 3:12 PM 23,625 Views 20 Comments

From Taco Bell to Irish Rail.

9 people who love tech brands so much they got tattoos of them
# Tatt's Odd
# Tatt's Odd

9 people who love tech brands so much they got tattoos of them

Feb 3rd 2013, 6:00 PM 19,522 Views 19 Comments

Cisco Systems on your bicep? Really?

Video: What do you think of the new Guinness ad?
# Clocks
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# Clocks

Video: What do you think of the new Guinness ad?

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:15 PM 15,379 Views 48 Comments

This one cost €6.5m to make. Worth it?

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products
# Career Change
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12 companies which originally sold entirely different products

Jan 1st 2013, 9:45 AM 28,414 Views 27 Comments

What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…

Irish smokers start at lower age than any other EU country
# Advertising
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# Advertising

Irish smokers start at lower age than any other EU country

Dec 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,843 Views 32 Comments

A new report from the European Commission showed that 51 per cent of people in Europe have never smoked and one fifth have given up.

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?
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# Badvertising

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?

Sep 16th 2012, 6:00 PM 25,765 Views 88 Comments

Bertie in the cupboard, awkward RTÉ Guide man, an overexcited chicken fancier: here are our nominees for some badvertising for distinctly Irish products.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Aug 28th 2012, 8:32 AM 7,360 Views 17 Comments

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Tantrums, taunts & bills - the struggle of sending kids back to school

Aug 25th 2012, 7:00 PM 81 Views 45 Comments

Lesley Anderson, a single mother of two children, tells her story about the difficulties she faces meeting the ‘back to school’ costs.

Column: Children are conditioned from birth to develop 'brand loyalty'
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Column: Children are conditioned from birth to develop 'brand loyalty'

Jun 4th 2012, 7:00 PM 676 Views 24 Comments

Family clinical psychotherapist Joanna Fortune says toys don’t just let children ‘play’ anymore – they are constantly selling to them…

"Put a bit of butter on the spuds André": Our favourite Irish ad catchphrases
# Sally O'brien
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# Sally O'brien

"Put a bit of butter on the spuds André": Our favourite Irish ad catchphrases

May 7th 2012, 10:00 AM 28,954 Views 72 Comments

Will we ever find out who was taking the horse to France? Or how exactly Sally O’Brien might look at you? Revisit some favourite Irish ad catchphrases…

National Library awarded for social media savvy
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National Library awarded for social media savvy

Apr 27th 2012, 2:29 PM 3,048 Views 5 Comments

Fáilte Ireland gets overall prize in eGovernment awards for their Discover Ireland online campaign.

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