Monthly Archives: July 2012

Starbucks Omnipresent in Global Culture

It seems wherever you travel today Starbucks is there – Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, even Macau – just a few examples from my recent Asian trip.  The coffee culture has become quite fashionable with the locals.  As one young Korean auto … Continue reading

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Advertising Built into Asian Landscape

Commercial messages are ubiquitous in Asian major metropolitan areas. Take for example these photos from Tokyo, Osaka, and Seoul.  Chicago streets look naked in comparison – consider Water Tower Place – the view outside my office window.  A proposal to allow … Continue reading

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