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Summary: From award-winning director Ben Affleck, it reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then-rookie Michael Jordan and Nike's fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand. This moving story follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AIR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AIR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE AIR

Summary: Which part of a company has the most impact on product design? On employee training? On forming relationships with customers? This business case study addresses those questions by examining the needs, strategies, and goals of a major corporation's departments. Going behind the scenes at Holden, a thriving General Motors subsidiary, the program features interviews with managers and directors in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: An industry once dominated by four giant companies-Sony BMG, Warner Music, Universal, and EMI-has undergone a radical transformation. This program examines the explosion of legal music downloading and viral marketing, which have enabled enterprising bands and singers to distribute their own work rather than signing with major labels. Focusing on the success of Nizlopi, Arctic Monkeys, Internet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Geriatric1927 and "Katers17" broadcast from YouTube for friendship and fun. Rathergood TV and Franchise News 24 broadcast from 900-channel content aggregator View TV with the expectation of profit. And they're all doing it on a shoestring budget on the Web. This program investigates the rise of do-it-yourself TV, where anyone can be an online broadcaster. Topics range from types of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Simon, Coco.

Summary: Although Mia feels fairly satisfied with her life, she worries about who should attend parent-teacher night and her failing grade in Spanish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SIM

Summary: Exposes how companies are desperately rebranding as socially responsible and how that threatens democratic freedoms.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NEW

Summary: With 250 years of history behind it, Guinness is one of Britain's best-loved brands-yet sales of the famous black stout have fallen year after year. This program analyzes the Guinness strategy for survival in today's market, one currently dominated by lighter, sweeter drinks. Examining the company's latest offering, Guinness Red, and the ambitious and hugely expensive advertising campaign...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Despite the complexity of 21st-century commerce, success in marketing is still founded on four basic concepts: product, price, promotion, and place. This program shows how businesses incorporate the four P's into effective marketing strategies. By exploring tactics used to sell a wide range of products and services, the film illustrates ways of putting marketing plans into action. Case studies...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: There's a fine art to selling earlobe lifts, inflatable massage boots, and mini-staircases for arthritic dogs. This ABC News program enters the strange world of A. J. Kubani and his New Jersey-based company, Telebrands-a purveyor of quirky household products showcased in late-night TV infomercials. In a one-on-one interview, Kubani discusses his main strategy: identifying a mundane, irksome...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Are French wine producers an endangered species? This documentary vividly illustrates the economic dynamics of the global wine wars, examining the explosion in New World wine-making and its implications for the French wine industry. Exploring the venerated Bordeaux and Languedoc-Roussillon regions, the program also visits producers in California's Napa Valley, the foothills of the Andes, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Tapping into the world of American beer, this CNBC Original program offers an in-depth case study of the industry leader, Anheuser-Busch. With unprecedented access to the company's inner workings, the program depicts the history of Anheuser-Busch-including how it survived the Prohibition era-while illustrating the birth of the Budweiser brand and its eventual dominance of the U.S. beer market....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: With its "Real Beauty" information and marketing campaign, the Dove brand struck a chord with women skeptical of unhealthy or absurd standards of attractiveness. But did the campaign have the widespread impact Dove intended? And what are the implications for the global cosmetics and fashion industries? This program investigates consumer reactions against the idealized images of beauty promoted...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Conventional wisdom says an ad agency should promote the brands of its clients. Why would the reverse ever happen? This fast-paced case study profiles three young executives as they open up Rethink, a new agency. The quirky realities of starting and running an ad business become clear with each "first" in the growth of the company-the moment Rethink signs its first clients, hires its first...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Nearly two decades after Paul Hogan first put that "extra shrimp on the barbie," he is still on camera selling Australia to tourists and Aussies alike. Focusing on the phenomenally successful "Brand Australia" campaign, this program questions whether travelers' expectations should be allowed to drive a country's image-especially when that image relies on simplistic, nostalgia-laden stereotypes....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Ads targeting girls between the ages of 8 and 12 employ an increasing level of sexuality. Are advertisers responding to neo-feminist notions of "girl power" or are they leading girls toward harmful self-images? This program examines the trend by following a group of tween girls through their daily lives, recording their perceptions of fashion, celebrities, boys, and themselves. Interviews with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Going green can lead to making green, turning entrepreneurs into "eco-preneurs." In this program, Geoff Baker and Laura-Lee Normandeau, the founders of an eco-friendly carwash called Easywash, try to make their principled business approach pay off. Commenting on their strategy are Kevin O'Leary, an eco-investor and director of EnGlobe, Canada's leading integrated environmental services company,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: True or false? "A good product will sell itself. In this program, a swashbuckling swordsman and other experts answer that question with a thorough summary of the marketing process-covering mission statements, business and marketing objectives, and market share-and the marketing plan, which addresses situational analysis and goals. The tools involved in creating a marketing plan are described as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The popular bread-spread Marmite is headed for store shelves in a new squeezable bottle-and now the public must be alerted and mobilized. This program examines the formation of the advertising campaign that will launch the product. Going inside creative meetings and consumer testing sessions, the program follows the evolution of TV ad messages from storyboarded pitches to the final chosen...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Amidst the mudslinging, campaign promises, and scare tactics, what is really being said in those highly produced political ads? In this program, Bill Moyers talks with one of America's leading political and media analysts, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg School of Communication and author of Everything You Think You Know About Politics. And Why You're Wrong. Through astute...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Back in the day, Run-DMC's mega-hit My Adidas promoted consumerism as a form of rebellion. More recently, however, as savvy teens lose interest in traditional forms of advertising, product placement in lyrics and music videos has become big, big business for manufacturers and rappers alike. Drawing on interviews with Russell Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam Records; Camille Hackney, of Elektra...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: On a British sitcom, two characters bottled tap water and sold it as Peckham Spring Water. More recently, Coca-Cola launched its purified-water lifestyle drink, Dasani, in the U.K. The connection was not overlooked. This program tracks Dasani's progressive PR nightmare in Britain-first as newspapers screamed "Coke Sells Tap Water for 95p," and then as Coca-Cola recalled 500,000 bottles due to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Every year, a new diet fad offers fresh hope to the overweight. But when the weight returns or refuses to budge, millions of hapless consumers simply jump on the next diet bandwagon. This documentary explores the machinations of media and diet empires that have fed, and continue to feed, off the Western obsession with slim and trim. With a fascinating historical overview of fad dieting,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: In a celebrity-obsessed culture, Elle Macpherson stands out. Known as "The Body" from her modeling days, she is also known as a dynamic business executive with keen insight into branding on a global scale. This program tracks Macpherson's career as an entrepreneur, from the enduring success of her mid-market Intimates lingerie line, to her expansion into skincare products, to the launch of her...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: As a market leader in high-end jewelry, Cartier has long defended its turf against the likes of Tiffany and Bulgari. But recently, luxury goods label Louis Vuitton launched its own line of fine jewelry-a move interpreted as a direct attack on the king of jewelers. In this program, award-winning business journalist Virginia Eastman gains unprecedented access to super-exclusive Cartier parties...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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