London Ride Hailing

Uber Lays Off 400 Employees

The massive layoffs represent one-third of Uber's global marketing team.

July 30, 2019 - Quartz

Alliance, Nebraska

'Nebraska: It’s not for everyone.'

Nebraska has a new tourism campaign, and it's unlikely to be unequivocally popular.

October 19, 2018 - Associated Press via USA Today

Wayne County Main Street

Keeping Downtown Main Streets Full

Oakland County, Michigan has announced an initiative to attract and retain retail businesses.

September 25, 2018 - Crain's Detroit Business

Vancouver transit

Communicating Transit Benefits: We Can Do Better

Planners can do a better job communicating the benefits of high quality public transit and transit-oriented development. We can learn from marketing professionals—it's time to channel Don Draper.

March 19, 2015 - Todd Litman

Businesses Band Together to Rebrand Their Block

It's just one block, but a block disrupted by changes happening just a quarter-mile away. So these businesses came together to rebrand their street and bring customers back.

March 13, 2015 - Elevation DC

New Book Delivers Lessons for Utilizing New Media

Are your marketing strategies in need of a "New Media" refresh? Steve Mouzon's new e-book, New Media for Designers + Builders gets two thumbs up from Susan Henderson and Hazel Borys.

September 29, 2013 - PlaceShakers

On the Ethos of City Branding: Or, Trying versus Being

As Cleveland takes on yet another effort in "rebranding", Richey Piiparinen looks at past schemes and finds it's better to keep it real.

February 16, 2012 - Rust Wire

Folding Bikes Gain Popularity in Brazil

Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti, a resident of Brazil, writes that folding bicycles "...have been catching the attention of urban cyclists everywhere."

December 14, 2011 -

Marketing Cities as Products in China

City development has become a close cousin to product sales in China, where developers are finding new ways to market their services as suites of urban products.

June 18, 2011 - Ad Age

New Zealand's Hillside Sign Idea Irks Hollywood

The city of Wellington, an emerging center for filmmaking in New Zealand, is considering a plans to build a hillside sign with the word "Wellywood" -- an homage to the famous "Hollywood" sign. Hollywood is not flattered.

May 27, 2011 - Los Angeles Times

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