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When is Digital Marketing Really Digital Marketing... a Lesson in Customer Centricity

David Sable | Posted 11.23.2016 | Business
David Sable

The reason I am so interested in this story, and the reason I have chosen to lead with it, is not to critique it -- far from it -- but to try to understand why it was billed as a program for the digital age, and just as importantly, try to understand just what "traditional" sampling is and why this was so breakthrough.

Hit and Myth: The Bling Ring and Free Samples

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Two new films comment on issues of youth, identity and a mythological Los Angeles, where hopes and dreams are sorted, destroyed, or sometimes ironically realized by those who are infamous, photogenic, and troubled.

WATCH: Pepsi Machine Trades Facebook 'Likes' For Free Samples

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology

Free samples are sometimes a one-way street. Companies traditionally give out gratis products with the hope that doing so will result in future busine...

Man Claims Supermarket Had Him Arrested For Stealing Free Samples

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

What exactly we mean by “free samples" could soon become a critical component of a new lawsuit. Minnesota shopper Erwin Lingitz, a retiree, is su...

How To Live On $0 A Day: Taking Pleasure In The Little Things -- A Pep Talk

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

My mind raced darkly as I approached the car. I thought to myself, 'Dear God, if I just got a $40 parking ticket in order to get free samples of Fiber One cereal, shoot me now. I'm going to be so poor, I'll have to eat the Fiber One. Why me? Life is so freaking unfair I don't think I can bear another minute. I hate Fiber One.'