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Under the Influence

LIVE: Unforeseen Circumstances: How Companies Are Affected By Chance

From the Digital Box Set: This episode was performed live at the Hot Docs Podfest in Toronto in front of 600 podcast lovers. In this show, we explore what happens to brands when a completely unexpected event occurs. Most companies tightly control every aspect of a brand - but occasionally, an unforeseen circumstance rears its head. And it’s always interesting to see how the company reacts and what happen to their business as a result. We’ll look at what happened to Ford Broncos after the OJ Simpson slow-speed car chase, what happened to Red Lobster after Beyonce gave it a sexy callout in a song, and what happened to James Bond when JFK gave the books a ringing endorsement. This episode includes a live Q&A at the end with our team. So fun. This is an archived episode that aired originally on January 12, 2017.

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