Pierce Mattie Speaks Up

Amazon Wades into the Luxury Beauty Market

  • December 17, 2014

Amazon added another tributary to its vast marketplace and distribution network — a Luxury Beauty Store. Consumers can now spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars on personal care items without so much…

Brands Are People Now

  • November 6, 2014

A report from Hill Holliday suggests that companies want to behave more like people these days. People evidently lack faith in institutions, prompting business to take steps to change their images. Is it…

Private Label Brands Out-Tasting Household Names

  • October 2, 2014

In the Age of Specialty Everything, many private label brands are now winning taste tests – to the point that generic food items are said to taste as good as or better than…