GAME offer a bleak 25th December thanks to the "Christmas Tinner"
Perhaps unsurprisingly for a company that recently faced bankruptcy, highstreet retailer GAME has turned to tinned food. What is perhaps more surprising is that it isn't because the executives are being forced to cook using an oil drum beneath the…
One Bird Records digital singles label launches
One Bird Records, a new London-based independent record label, has just launched. Focussing on digital distribution, One Bird Records looks set to be a one-stop haven for up and coming artists, blurring the lines between record label, artist management, A&R,…
Target refuses to talk to blogger: not traditional enough
The US retail chain Target, described by the New York Times as “the ever-hip, contemporary retailer”, reportedly refused to talk about one of their advertising campaigns with a young blogger who found them offensive, because they were not part of the mainstream (traditional) media.
When Amy Jussel from ShapingYouth.org, called Target to complain about an ad which showed a woman splayed across a target pattern, she was met with the stock PR response, “Unfortunately we are unable to respond to your inquiry because Target does not participate with nontraditional media outlets.”