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Posted On August 27, 2017By Freddy Tran NagerIn Materialism

Quickie Case Study: Why Amazon Is Top Dog

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Amazon Customer Since 1998 (yes, 19 freakin’ years)… Call me an Amazon loyalist by default. As in, it’s da fault of the competition.Read More
by Raegan Thurlow, Part-Time Fashionista… A girl’s prom: strapless bras, glittery eye shadow, unmet expectations, and cheesy photographs. My prom: I think there was some dancing, and I’m sure there was some Mudslide mix (tastes like candy, makes boys more approachable). Prom dresses should never be: sheer, covered in sequins, purchased at Walmart. Guns: an accessory for Republican women with large handbags, the pride and joy of Charlton Heston, and the answer to “____ and Ammo”. Guns should never be: accessible to children, kept in your grandmother’s nightstand (long storyRead More

Posted On December 27, 2008By Freddy Tran NagerIn Marketing

A Mismatch Made In Heaven? Apple Does Wal-Mart

Seeing iPhones sold at Wal-Mart is like seeing Wolfgang Puck chowing down at IHOP (not likely) or Rachael Ray pimping Dunkin Donuts (oh yes she did).  Has there ever been a bigger mismatch in marketing history? What’s next, an Apple logo on a NASCAR vehicle? Or even worse, an Apple at a — what? What’s that, you say? You want to know what’s the big deal?Read More
Pricing During A Recession

Posted On March 19, 2008By Freddy Tran NagerIn Marketing

Marketing During a Recession, Part 1: Pricing

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Survivor of Multiple Recessions; photo by Ed Yourdon via Wikimedia Commons… When the economy is singing the hardcore blues — kind of like now — many businesses are tempted to lower their prices. But lowering prices creates three problems: It sends the message that you’ve been ripping off your customers all this time. It means you’ll have difficulty increasing your prices to “normal levels” when the economy starts jamming again. It kills your profit margins, so you won’t have theRead More