On Saturday we officially opened Gerard’s Significant Objects project at the West Point 55 Pop-Up Gallery. With a busy crowd of attendees, a good level of chatter abounded as people discussed the significance of their chosen objects and speculated about what would be significant of other’s objects. 66 more words
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The view that a brand should tell a story rather than just have a ‘positioning’ is not new in marketing circles. However, for CEOs who often already see marketing as the ‘soft’ side of their businesses, investment in story-telling may seem too esoteric a notion, and one with questionable commercial benefit. 1,015 more words
How Trader Joe's makes food stuff 'Significant Objects' ... Or: Of 'Speculoos Cookie Butter' and a 'Fearless Flyer'
I had one of those ‘Eureka’ insights the other day when I saw the latest Trader Joe’s ‘Fearless Flyer’ on our kitchen table: Trader Joe’s has made a great business out of morphing their foods into ‘Significant Objects’ that we cherish and desire, well before and beyond tasting them. 1,675 more words