Could reinventing family fun serve as a lifeline in Chuck E. Cheese’s current bankruptcy case?

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PUBLISHED ON MEDIUM Home. Where a kid can be a kid. Growing up, a kid was a kid when climbing through plastic tubes, jumping into a lagoon of colorful balls, happily watching animatronics malfunction, eating pizza, and — of course — exchanging our hard-earned tickets for spider rings and bubble gum wristwatches. Over the years, our favorite birthday venue would transform before our very eyes, serving a newer generation and doing away with our bless-ed jungle gyms — all while adding touch screens into the mix. And, then… COVID struck. Amidst national shutdowns and closures, Chuck E. Cheese would go […]

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How newborns change your DISC personality

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READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS Fall has finally arrived – and so have those babies we’ve had our watchful eyes on all year! There may not have been a baby boom, but it sure did feel like there was. Didn’t it? Your sister had a baby. Your neighbor had a baby. Your co-worker had a baby… even you and your wife had a baby! And diapers aren’t the only things about to change. Our personalities change through life experiences, and like our newborn family members, we tend to look at the world totally different. Things we thought […]

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Wearables for Good Improves the Lives of Children

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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED TO TMC NET’S WEARABLE TECH Child-friendly “Wearables for Good” is what UNICEF, ARM  and frog are calling both Khushi Baby and SoaPen, winners of the 2015 Wearables for Good Challenge. Each team, led by joint collaborative Indian-US teams, will have their designs come to life through manufacture, mentorship and a $15,000 prize. Earlier this month, winners were named for the May 2015 launch of The Wearables for Good competition. Sparked by the release of the UNICEF Kid Power Band, three superpowers in technology have teamed up to continue creating wearables for children. The world’s first WEARABLES-FOR-GOOD presents a […]

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Heirloom Registry Brings New Life to Family Histories with #NoMoreStuff

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Previously Published to TalentZoo’s Digital Pivot A social campaign with the hashtag “NoMoreStuff” has taken off to introduce families to a new concept that will keep the bloodline flowing proud long after this holiday season. In an attempt to provide an alternative for holiday shoppers, Heirloom Registry has kicked off a fourth leg of a campaign that completely challenges Black Friday shoppers using the hashtag “WhiteFriday.” The goal is to pass along family spirit, as opposed to commercialized products with no meaning and that may even be returned the day after Christmas. This alternative encourages families to bond over family history on […]

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The First ‘Smart’ Teddy Hits the Markets

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Previously Published to TalentZoo’s Digital Pivot Ted…Snuggles…Teddy Ruxpin…The Care Bears. We all fell in love with these popular teddies because they had minds of their own, they spoke to us, and they “wanted to be our friend.” While Ted’s fictional role in two movies allowed him to completely speak his mind and interact with humans as Snuggles did in laundry commercials, most of our other furry friends were one-way speakers and nothing more than a novelty. We could tell our teddies all the secrets in the world, and they would never tell. They had no other function aside from a […]

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Stupid Cancer’s Instapeer App supports young adult cancer victims via “Social”

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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ON EXAMINER Stupid Cancer. That’s what it is. We hate that it exists. An organization has created a name for itself based on this ideal. Stupid Cancer is a “dominant youth cancer non-profit in the US,” and they have recently created a product that will change the way we turn to others for support in the fight against cancer. Stupid Cancer has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new mobile health app, “bringing one-on-one peer connection into the 21st century for 20 million Americans affected by young adult cancer.” This set-to-be awesome mobile app is calling itself Instapeer, […]

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European Brand Expansion: Is it in your brand’s future Marketing Plan?

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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ON EXAMINER Does your brand appeal to an International consumer base? Does your brand entail Online distribution? How well do you know your European audiences? The time for Brand Expansion could be just around the corner. In recent reports by InternetRetailer.com, 2012 and 2013 has been showing incredible leaps in the funneling process to convert consumers into actual customers by Europeans, as compared to those of us in the “Western World.” Apparently, while a “fragmented” demographic exists, the ready consumer base in Europe is much larger than in America. Yet, it is growing at a rate equivalent to […]

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