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Great Creative Work Isn't About Risk

John Foley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
John Foley

Many people in our industry believe that risk is the essential component to great creative. Every advertising rookie learns early on that career success is dependent upon doing or being associated with edgy, award-winning campaigns.

Why Aren't Companies More Worried About Female Sneakerheads?

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports

Converse Rubber Shoe Company. All Star/Non Ski, 1917. Converse Archives. The world of sneakers has long been dominated by male athletic culture. ...

Nike Launches Flyease, Changing The Game For People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports

For college sophomore Matthew Walzer, simply putting on his shoes was an impossible task. Lacking the dexterity to get his foot in and out o...

Brand Lesson: 'Spokescreatures' Often Work Better Than Spokespeople

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Unlike spokespeople that age, die, have affairs and do other things that can damage your brand, mascots are ageless brand representatives that help your target audience develop a closer relationship with your products.

Nike Chairman Phil Knight Is Stepping Down

AP | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports bran...

Errant Tween Phone Home

Liam Robb O'Hagan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Liam Robb O'Hagan

My wife and I have succumbed. My son got a phone last week. Given my previous post questioning the wisdom of graduating elementary school, I awkwardly acknowledge the phone was a graduation present.

Flying the Coop

Mary McLaurine | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary McLaurine

You needn't set your watch She'll be there She's always there Same bench, Same checkered blue hat Same scruffy, neon pink Nikes Some question her san...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Lee Morgan and Alyssa Wood, Creative Team

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.24.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Morgan and Wood met as coworkers at a fabric shop in Manhattan, bonding instantly. They've collaborated in life (and love) ever since. They've made...

Zach Carter

Here Are The Trade Fight's Biggest Winners And Losers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The bruising battle over President Barack Obama's trade agenda was very likely decided on Tuesday as the Senate advanced a fast-track bi...

Nike Ad Gets Real With LeBron James

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.22.2015 | Sports

What does a major sporting goods company do when its star endorser doesn't produce the happily-ever-after everyone hoped for? Well, if you're Nike ...

Leaving Your Dream: TEDx Talk

Karen Korellis Reuther | Posted 06.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karen Korellis Reuther

The iconic round red carpet sat before an immense fish tank setting the stage for "Changing Currents", TEDxBerkleeValencia held at the Oceanogràfic...

Zach Carter

Vietnamese Labor Leaders Urge Congress To Reject Obama's Trade Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Vietnamese labor leaders sent a letter to Congress on Thursday saying a major pending trade bill will destroy efforts to impr...

Jenny Che

Here Are The Companies With The Biggest Revenues In Each State

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business

Surprise: Apple and Microsoft aren't on this map.

Why the Mad Men Ending Was Perfect

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Robert S. McElvaine

The series brilliantly carried viewers on a tour through the tumultuous changes in American society from the late 1950s to the beginning of the 1970s. It did so through the lens of the advertising industry, with the social, cultural and political upheavals of the era as a backdrop.

Corrupt Execs, Corporate Accountability and Human Rights: Untangling the Net Around Corporate Criminal Prosecutions

Katie Shay | Posted 06.04.2015 | Crime
Katie Shay

The potential that Nike may not face charges connected with the recent FIFA scandal would be all too consistent with the trend of corporations getting away with criminal activity, with hugely detrimental effects for the protection of human rights.

Commercial Sponsors Urged To Turn Up Pressure On FIFA

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and ...

Lucy McCalmont

Nike Just Became Part Of The FIFA Corruption Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.27.2015 | Sports

The Justice Department did not say that Nike specifically took part in any wrongdoing.

Obama's Advance Team Should Be Fired

David Morris | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
David Morris

The Obamas are proving singularly inept at choosing appropriate venues to highlight their initiatives.

The Faithful Shopper: Cool Campers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 6: Epilogue

Dan Duffy | Posted 05.14.2015 | Impact
Dan Duffy

By far, the happiest collective group of individuals were the children, many of whom had lost everything in the tragic earthquake just two years prior... even their parents. They had such an infectious sparkle about them, and every kindness given to them was received with humble gratitude.

Trade Abuse

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Despite their long history of battering the U.S. middle class with bad trade deal after bad trade deal, these lawmakers and CEOs contend workers should believe that their new proposal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), will be different.

To Sell His Trade Agenda, the President Turns to ... Nike?

Scott Paul | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Scott Paul

Nike is great at making iconic commercials and catchy slogans, but it's not really great at making American manufacturing jobs.

Obama to Visit Nike to Promote TPP. Wait, Nike? Really?

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Dave Johnson

Yes, Nike, a company that grew to be worth billions by outsourcing jobs to overseas sweatshops, a company that sets up P.O.-box subsidiaries in tax havens to avoid paying U.S. taxes, a company that uses threats to extort tax breaks from its "home" state. Is this really the sort of company Obama wants to use as the face of what the TPP will bring?

Dave Jamieson

Obama Makes Tone-Deaf Move On Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If President Barack Obama wants to win over liberal skeptics of his mammoth trade deal, he sure has a funny way of showing it. Accord...

How Nike Turns Plastic Bottles Into New Uniforms For U.S. Women's Soccer Team

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.23.2015 | Sports

Team USA will compete in FIFA's Women's World Cup this summer.