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Coca-Cola's new video proves brand happiness can be viral
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Happiness is contagious, and that "contagious" quality is where design meets the market. Coca-Cola's Happiness Machine video is a perfect example of how viral happiness can be. The brand's first viral venture captures what happened when they placed a very special vending machine on a college campus. More

Government Affairs

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NAMA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article is designed to help NAMA members learn about, track and communicate directly with elected officials on our critical legislative issues. For additional information contact Ned Monroe at Required Reading! Click here for the most recent Legislative Alert!  More


Celebrity coffee deathmatch: Juan Valdez vs. Duane Reade
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Jen Doll has seen Duane Reade’s "delish" coffee brand (part of the drugstore’s latest overhaul) for weeks now in her local branch, but she has yet to purchase it. She admits, she's kind of a coffee snob. She grinds her own beans and everything. More

Business / Industry

An emergency small business boost that fizzled
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A stimulus measure crafted to get emergency funding to Main Street businesses has turned out to be such a flop that even its Congressional advocate wants the program killed. But for the 5,000 business owners who have jumped through all the hoops to land loans, even a flawed lifeline is better than none at all. More

Junk food in Utah schools    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
One specific bill aims to limit junk food available in Utah's schools. Senator Pat Jones, a Democrat from Holladay, is sponsoring a measure that gives school community councils a vote in what is offered in vending machines. More

Corporate Social Responsibility

Can Walmart still change retail for good?
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Walmart, that bastion of imported trinkets from China, surprised many people in the environmental community when it announced a plan last year to develop a sustainability index for every product on its shelves. Since when, we wondered, does Walmart care about sustainability? More


Register for NAMA’s Supervisor Development Program, April 26-28, 2010

Newly appointed and experienced supervisors and managers interested in advancing their careers can register to attend the highly successful NAMA Supervisor Development Program. The program will be held in conjunction with the NAMA OneShow, April 28-30. Click here for details. Register and receive a complimentary expo badge!

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NAMA OneShow-Chicago

April 28-30, 2010 Click here to register

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April 26-28, 2010 Click here for a registration form

QCCP Coffee Fundamentals
April 27, 2010 Click here for a registration form

QCCP Brewing Fundamentals
April 28, 2010 Click here for a registration form

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