1536 – France and Portugal signed the naval treaty of Lyons, which aligned them against Spain. 1789 – French Revolution began with Parisians stormed the Bastille prison and released the seven prisoners inside. 1795 – The French National Convention accepted “La Marseillaise” as the French national anthem. It was the first national anthem of France.… Continue reading [BRAND STORIES] #TBT: TODAY JULY 14TH IN BRANDS AND ADVERTISING HISTORY; PATENTS, TOBACCO LAWS, MUSIC & MANY MORE. READ:
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David Bowie—the music icon who passed away over the weekend, after a battle with cancer—leaves the world with an impressive collection of music that is being rightfully celebrated following the announcement of his death. But Bowie was also a regular brand collaborator and starred in some campaigns, including a truly unique one for French bottled… Continue reading [BRAND HISTORY] DAVID BOWIE STARRED IN THESE COMMERCIALS. TAKE A LOOK:
The former center of the Ottoman Empire isn’t exactly a breeding ground for the bird that Americans associate with Thanksgiving. In fact, the turkey is native to North America, so why do they share the same name? First, let’s get the facts on the two turkeys. The word turkey has been used to refer to “land occupied by the… Continue reading [ADFACTS] BRANDSTORIES: THIS IS WHY TURKEY SHARES A NAME WITH OUR #CHRISTMAS AND #THANKSGIVING TURKEY.
In Google’s restructuring blog post and the announcement of Alphabet, it was told that G stands for Google. But, what do the remaining alphabets in A-Z mean? Here’s the complete list of Google products to help you out. Screenshot courtesy visual thinker. alphabetical order below: • A – Alphabet / Android / AdSense / Analytics… Continue reading [BRAND STORIES] THIS IS GOOGLE ALPHABET FROM A-Z
1987 Oct 22, Nobel prize for literature was awarded to Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996). At an interview in the Stockholm airport, to a question: “You are an American citizen who is receiving the Prize for Russian-language poetry. Who are you, an American or a Russian?”, he responded: “I am Jewish”. 1991 Oct 22, General Motors announced… Continue reading [BRAND HISTORY #TBT] TODAY OCT. 22 IN BRAND HISTORY, NIGERIA, GENERAL MOTORS, GILETTE, OREOS IN VIEW.
Freshly pressed on THEBRAND radio blog: Rated ads: check out an update on the seamans aromatic schnapps ad from Rosabel Nigeria. Ads of steel: Exclusive to THEBRAND radio Chorus and Mitsubishi are still the trending champions. Blog: from the blogs Brand health infographics, few ways Vicks vapor rub “can” help you. Art of the week:… Continue reading [UPDATES] FRESHLY PRESSED ON THEBRAND RADIO BLOG.
1890 – Elsa Schiaparelli , Italian fashion designer was born in Rome. Elisa Schiaparelli 1954 – WLUK TV channel 11 in Green Bay , WI ( NBC /ABC ) begins broadcasting. 1956 – WSYE ( now WETM) TV chan 18 in Elmira-Corning , NY ( NBC ) 1st broadcast. 1958 – WJCT TV channel… Continue reading [BRAND STORIES] BRAND HISTORY-TODAY SEPTEMBER 10TH
• 1791 – French Constitution passed by French National Assembly. • 1902 – Start of Sherlock Holmes “Adventure of Illustrious Client”. • 1912 -Composer and painter Arnold Schoenberg’ s “Funf Orchesterstucke ” premieres. Arnold Schoenberg • 1919 – President Woodrow Wilson set out on a tour of the USA to rouse public opinion… Continue reading [BRAND STORIES] TODAY SEPTEMBER 3RD IN BRAND HISTORY.
One year after hinting about setting up an automobile assembly plant in Nigeria, Ford Motor Company has confirmed its intention to start with the coupling of its best-selling Ford Ranger pickup truck in the fourth quarter. It said the Nigerian assembly plant would be established in partnership with its dealer, Coscharis Motors. According to… Continue reading [GOOD NEWS] FORD COMMENCES ASSEMBLING ITS AUTOMOBILES IN NIGERIA.
Hello peeps. I have wanted to talk about the new Mercedes AMG and its 10 outrageous features last week on our segment of “LUXURY BRANDS” but we all know the popular saying that-the patient dog eats the fattest bone; “the bigger the better. Today am bringing to you one of Mercedes’ “SICKEST INNOVATIONS” though not… Continue reading [LUXURY BRANDS] THE MERCEDES BENZ F015 CONCEPT CAR
Foremost pay TV company, MultiChoice Nigeria, has revamped its DStv Compact bouquet to offer better value to consumers. The all new Compact bouquet comes packed with over 95 world class channels including access to its flagship on demand video rental service – DStvBoxOffice. New and existing subscribers will enjoy premium content and non-stop television… Continue reading [BRAND UPDATES] MULTICHOICE UPGRADES ITS COMPACT BOUQUET.