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Top 100 Marketing Trends in October

From Multi-Sensory Theater Campaigns to Eco-Awareness Ads

— October 19, 2019 — Marketing
The list of October 2019 marketing trends are impressively engaging and interact with each brand's respective consumer audience in new and creative ways. Some of the latest marketing tactics drive experiences with consumer contribution and others deliver a message through different mediums.

One of the greatest marketing examples this month was done by both IKEA and Sonos, diving into the impact of sounds and the correlation of it with emotions. The duo creates the Symfonisk speaker-lamp that encourages an immersive theater experience of how sound impacts their emotions. The speaker awakens senses and creates beats, spoken word, and nature sounds that represent different parts of the brain. Another great example this month is by Coca-Cola and its 'Help Us Recycle' campaign spread across different events, outdoor spaces, and billboards. It translates the message "don't buy Coca-Cola if you don't help us recycle," capturing its values above all else.
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Piquant Artisan Chocolates
Piquant Artisan Chocolates
The South Devon Chilli Farm Has Unveiled New Branding and Flavors
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Alcohol-Infused Mustards
Alcohol-Infused Mustards
Mutiny Mustards Come in Eight Different Flavor Varieties
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Branded Sci-Fi-Themed Beers
Branded Sci-Fi-Themed Beers
St Peter's Brewery Unveils the Galactic Pale Ale & Lightspeed Pilsner
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Flavorful Avocado Oil-Based Sauces
Flavorful Avocado Oil-Based Sauces
The Chosen Foods Simmer Sauces Have a Plant-Based Recipe
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96
Spooky Halloween Candy Collections
Spooky Halloween Candy Collections
These Haribo Halloween Candies Come in Four Varieties
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95
Bird-Saving IPA Beers
Bird-Saving IPA Beers
Aeronaut Brewing Co. and Mass Audubon Partner to Debut 'For the Birds' IPA
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Reduced-Plastic Seed Snack Packaging
Reduced-Plastic Seed Snack Packaging
Munchy Seeds Has Introduced New Branding and Packaging
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Pain-Alleviating CBD Creams
Pain-Alleviating CBD Creams
The CBD Essentials Extra Strength Pain Relief Cream is Natural
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92
Tiger-Inspired Design Identities
Tiger-Inspired Design Identities
Tiger in a Museum is a Multidisciplinary Event Series
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Spiced Lunchtime Sandwich Lines
Spiced Lunchtime Sandwich Lines
The New Fazilas Sandwiches Come in Nine Varieties
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Punch-Inspired Cocktail Recipes
Punch-Inspired Cocktail Recipes
BACARDÍ's Perfect Punch is Simple, Classy & Accessible to Everyone
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Political Pet Adoption Campaigns
Political Pet Adoption Campaigns
This PETA Ad Aims to Spark a Dialogue Through Trump's Presidency
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Beer Brand Appliance Stores
Beer Brand Appliance Stores
B.L. & Brown's Appliance Superstore Only Sells Bud Light Fridges
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Branded Beauty Loyalty Programs
Branded Beauty Loyalty Programs
BlueMercury Recently Launched a New 'BlueRewards Program'
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Viral Challenge Chips
Viral Challenge Chips
Paqui is Reintroducing its Spicy 'One Chip Challenge' with New Packaging
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85
Whimsical Newsstand Pop-Ups
Whimsical Newsstand Pop-Ups
Hendrick's 'Not-So-Normal-Newsstand' Infuses Daily Life with Oddity
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Experiential Styling Suites
Experiential Styling Suites
The NYFW Refresh Suite Powered by LG Styler is a Styling Concept Space
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Company-Wide Climate Change Protests
Company-Wide Climate Change Protests
Lush Cosmetics Joins Greta Thunberg To Protest Climate Change
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Sneaker-Branded Social Media Contests
Sneaker-Branded Social Media Contests
Vessi Footwear Launched a Social Media Giveaway Contest
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Glacial Pop-Up Bars
Glacial Pop-Up Bars
Reyka is Opening a Voda Bar on a Glacier for Just Five Days
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Humorous Meatless Breakfast Ads
Humorous Meatless Breakfast Ads
Colton Underwood and Morningstar Debut 'Lose Your Veginity' Ads
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Album-Promoting AR Filters
Album-Promoting AR Filters
Spotify Launched a Branded AR Effect on Instagram for Headie One
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Social Impact Experiences
Social Impact Experiences
The SickKids Airbnb Experience Seeks to Raise Awareness and Donate Funds
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Culinary Canned Meat Pop-Ups
Culinary Canned Meat Pop-Ups
The Musubi Madness Pop-Up Shows Off the Versatility of SPAM
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Reimagined Automotive Albums
Reimagined Automotive Albums
Volkswagen's Recreated Abbey Road Cover Promotes Park Assist
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Nutritiously Flavorful Snack Products
Nutritiously Flavorful Snack Products
Graze Crunch Has Unveiled Two New Flavors in the UK
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Organic Artisanal Bakery Identities
Organic Artisanal Bakery Identities
P1 Opened Its Doors in June and It is Ready to Instill Change
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Whimsically Illustrated Cards
Whimsically Illustrated Cards
Brosmind Designs Cards with Search Suggestions for Google Home
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Anti-Plastic Tinned Tuna Packaging
Anti-Plastic Tinned Tuna Packaging
The Aldi Fishmonger Tuna Chunks Packaging will be Plastic-Free
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Colorful Homeware Shop Branding
Colorful Homeware Shop Branding
Host Home Boasts a Playful Typeface to Capture Attention
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Happy Hour-Themed Food Discounts
Happy Hour-Themed Food Discounts
S-Market Deeply Discounts Soon-To-Expire Food At 9 PM Each Night
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AI-Powered Rice Packages
AI-Powered Rice Packages
Uncle Ben's is the First Food Brand to Make the Most of Google Lens
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Connected Cheese Packaging
Connected Cheese Packaging
This Kraft Cheese Packaging Shares Savings, Recipes & More with a Tap
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Norwegian Film School Branding
Norwegian Film School Branding
Neue Design Studio Focuses on the Art of the Frame
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Fruity Autumnal Soda Flavors
Fruity Autumnal Soda Flavors
Coca-Cola Apple will be Available Exclusively in Japan
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High-End Scent Sheets
High-End Scent Sheets
The retaW Fragrance Tablets Can be Placed or Positioned Anywhere
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Squeeze Bottle-Packaged Butters
Squeeze Bottle-Packaged Butters
The New Vital Farms Ghee Butter Comes in Two Options
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Serene Mountain Bakeries
Serene Mountain Bakeries
Studio Riebenbauer Oversees the Branding Identity of Dorfstetter
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Eco-Focused Retailer Products
Eco-Focused Retailer Products
The SuperValu Eco-Friendly Products are Being Trialled at 12 Stores
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Multi-National EV Reveals
Multi-National EV Reveals
The Porsche Taycan Will Be Simultaneously Unveiled in Three Locations
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Crowdsourced Plus-Size Collections
Crowdsourced Plus-Size Collections
The Refinery29 x ELOQUII Line Was Designed by the Community
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Credit Card Brand Macarons
Credit Card Brand Macarons
Mastercard's 'Taste of Priceless' Shares Two Original Macaron Flavors
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Short Marketing Lesson Websites
Short Marketing Lesson Websites
The Proof is a Marketing Website That Gives Actionable Solutions
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Podcast-Inspired Alcoholic Drinks
Podcast-Inspired Alcoholic Drinks
The 'Pink Whitney' is Inspired by a Popular Sports Podcast
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Protein-Rich Candy Bars
Protein-Rich Candy Bars
The New Nestlé KitKat More and Yorkie More Bars Have 30% Less Sugar
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Cinematic Bottle Campaigns
Cinematic Bottle Campaigns
'STANLEY Sightings' Captures the Appearance of the Bottles in TV & Film
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Rice Cake Eateries
Rice Cake Eateries
Kallo's Pop-Up Resembles a Fast Food Restaurant but Serves Healthy Alternatives
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Pizza-Embedded Skateboards
Pizza-Embedded Skateboards
&pizza Created the Ultimate Pizza Skateboard with a Real Pizza Inside
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Tennis-Themed Candles
Tennis-Themed Candles
The Otherland's Matchpoint Candle Was Re-Released in Time for the U.S. Open
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Creativity-Focused Radio Communities
Creativity-Focused Radio Communities
Transmission Roundhouse Offers a Space for Culture Makers
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Llama-Themed Canned Cocktails
Llama-Themed Canned Cocktails
The All Shook Up 'Llamartini' is Flavorful and Vibrantly Branded
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Video Game-Inspired Vodkas
Video Game-Inspired Vodkas
Bethesda and Rebel Distillers Launched the DOOM Bone Vodka
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24-Hour Beauty Shops
24-Hour Beauty Shops
Revlon Launched a 24-Hour Beauty Salon and is Offering Free Treatments
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Science Fiction-Themed Hotels
Science Fiction-Themed Hotels
Disney Has Released More Details About Its Immersive Star Wars Hotel
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Women-Supporting Shopping Pop-Ups
Women-Supporting Shopping Pop-Ups
The Visa Everywhere Fashion Week Pop-Up Champions Female Leaders
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5G Vehicle-Inspired Smartphones
5G Vehicle-Inspired Smartphones
The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 30 RS Comes in Red of Black
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Cardboard Drink Packaging Initiatives
Cardboard Drink Packaging Initiatives
Coca-Cola is Eliminating Shrink-Wrap from All Products
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Charitable Fast Food Merchandise
Charitable Fast Food Merchandise
Mcdonald's and the Drake General Store Launched Branded Products
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Candy Hotel Room Activations
Candy Hotel Room Activations
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Celebrates Its Design Refresh with a Pop-up
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Sensitive Skincare Pop-Ups
Sensitive Skincare Pop-Ups
Pai Skincare & Detox Kitchen Created the Happy Skin Pop-Up
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Complimentary Brand Collectibles
Complimentary Brand Collectibles
This Supreme Collectible is Given to In-Store and Online Shoppers
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French-Style Baby Products
French-Style Baby Products
Jeu d’art Build Its Business on the Concept of Art of Piece
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Multi-Sensory Bag Activations
Multi-Sensory Bag Activations
'Bao Bao Voice' Creates Music from Interactions with Bao Bao Bags
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Cut-Out Furniture Ads
Cut-Out Furniture Ads
These Ads Reference the Fact That the IKEA Catalog is Now Online in Denmark
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Playful Furniture Store Identities
Playful Furniture Store Identities
Hoem’s Aesthetic is the Whimsical Work of Mambo Mambo Studio
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Boundary-Pushing Running Challenges
Boundary-Pushing Running Challenges
This Running Event Spotlights the ASICS GLIDERIDE Technology
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Tennis-Inspired Mural Campaigns
Tennis-Inspired Mural Campaigns
loyalkaspar Boasts Five Murals and an Ad Spot for the US Open
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Novelty Alcohol Bottles
Novelty Alcohol Bottles
Source One Vodka Debuted a Unique and Eye-Catching Structural Design
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Problem-Solving Workwear Stores
Problem-Solving Workwear Stores
M.M.LaFleur's M.M.To Go Concept Appeals to the Busy Working Woman
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Food Waste-Preventing Devices
Food Waste-Preventing Devices
The Lora-Enabled Temperature Sensors Reduce Restaurant Food Waste
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Eco-Friendly Parcel Delivery Campaigns
Eco-Friendly Parcel Delivery Campaigns
Sendle Released Limited-Edition Climate Awareness Stickers
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Sustainable Snack Packaging
Sustainable Snack Packaging
The Evolution Foods Natural Selection Range Includes 25 Products
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Electric Car-Charging Restaurant Chains
Electric Car-Charging Restaurant Chains
McDonald's Sweden Installs Electric Car-Charging Stations
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Plastic-Free Paper Food Packaging
Plastic-Free Paper Food Packaging
The MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is Highly Recyclable
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Shoe Customization Contests
Shoe Customization Contests
'Global Custom Culture' Invites Sneakerheads to Design Their Own Vans
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Luxury Real Estate Agents
Luxury Real Estate Agents
Much Like Companies, Real Estate Agent Branding is Also Important
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Anniversary-Celebrating Fall Apparel
Anniversary-Celebrating Fall Apparel
Target Will Launch Its Anniversary Collection on September 14
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Collaborative Robot Paintings
Collaborative Robot Paintings
Bombay Sapphire's Painted by Everyone is a Crowdsourced Art Project
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Ultra-Playful Tequila Branding Initiatives
Ultra-Playful Tequila Branding Initiatives
As a Brand, JAJA Tequila Boasts a Free-Spirited Ethos
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Wine Brand Art Parties
Wine Brand Art Parties
The Lillet Paint Night Event Featured DIY Spritzers and Painting
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Inclusive Luxury Jewelry Ads
Inclusive Luxury Jewelry Ads
Pandora Jewelry Launched Its New and Diverse #WhatDoYouLove Campaign
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Snack-Inspired Styling Bars
Snack-Inspired Styling Bars
The Cheetos House of Flamin' Haute Invites Fans to Get "Cheetos-fied"
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Attention-Captivating Retro Logo Hybrids
Attention-Captivating Retro Logo Hybrids
McDonald's Merges Its Symbol with Neon Retro Signs
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Child-Specific Flight Care Packs
Child-Specific Flight Care Packs
The Kraft Flight Relief Pack is Filled with Items for Kids
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Pizza Chain Streetwear
Pizza Chain Streetwear
Designer Liam Hodges & Domino's Created Limited-Edition Streetwear
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Sustainably-Focused Hair Products
Sustainably-Focused Hair Products
HiBAR Boasts Design-Friendly Solid Shampoo and Conditioner
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Intricate Illusory Branding Identities
Intricate Illusory Branding Identities
& Walsh Embarks on a Tasteful Modern Branding Project
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Recycling Awareness Beverage Ads
Recycling Awareness Beverage Ads
Coca-Cola's New Ads Asks Consumers to "Help Us Recycle"
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Latin Culture-Inspired Pop-Ups
Latin Culture-Inspired Pop-Ups
The Latina Bodega by bybabba Boldly Celebrates Latinx Culture
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Multi-Sensory Theater Experiences
Multi-Sensory Theater Experiences
IKEA and Sonos are Exploring the Impact of Sound on Emotions
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Grey-Inspired Sneaker Pop-Ups
Grey-Inspired Sneaker Pop-Ups
New Balance Honers Grey Day 2019 with a Temporary Hong Kong Location
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Unconventional Small Design Exhibitions
Unconventional Small Design Exhibitions
Small Designs, Great Architects is on Display in Barcelona
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Shoe Box-Inspired Art Exhibitions
Shoe Box-Inspired Art Exhibitions
Nike Shoe Boxes are a Centric Component to Gyu Han Lee's Exhibit
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Snack-Inspired Diamond Chains
Snack-Inspired Diamond Chains
Snickers's Chain Will Be Sported by the NFL's "Hungriest Player"
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Coffee Brand Storytelling Campaigns
Coffee Brand Storytelling Campaigns
Starbucks Unveiled Its Brand Design Evolution for the Public
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Humorous Ocean Clean-Up Campaigns
Humorous Ocean Clean-Up Campaigns
Pornhub Launches the 'Dirtiest Porn Ever' to Raise Money
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Arty Fast Food Campaigns
Arty Fast Food Campaigns
McDonald's Sweden Turns to High Art to Promote Its Big McBacon
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Holiday-Ready Pop-Up Retail Spaces
Holiday-Ready Pop-Up Retail Spaces
SHOWFIELDS Endures a Design Overhaul & Reopens September 20th
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Ironically Direct Campaigns
Ironically Direct Campaigns
no name Launched A Straightforward and Hilarious Campaign
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Talking to Strangers
Talking to Strangers
Fascinating New Book by Malcolm Gladwell Releases Today
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