Tag Archives: CBC Radio One

Earls: An Apology Well Done

[Cache #238] By Andris Pone – President, Coin Branding – Here’s something you probably didn’t know two weeks ago:  that Earls has been trying hard to serve only Certified Humane beef in its restaurants. But now, in all likelihood, you do.  read more

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Is Earls’ brand burnt? On CBC Radio One this afternoon

By Andris Pone – President, Coin Branding Last week, Earls Restaurants upset Alberta cattle farmers and others by announcing they would switch from Canadian to American beef, because they could not source sufficient quantities that met the Certified Humane standard. And today, they read more

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On CBC’s The National Tonight re Jian Ghomeshi Replacement

Dear Reader, I had the pleasure of a conversation today with reporter Ioanna Roumeliotis of CBC TV’s The National, who had some questions about the impending rebrand of Q, the show vacated by Jian Ghomeshi. A new host, rapper Shad, was named today. You can read more

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Tim Hortons: Brazilian as a Bikini Line

[Cache #183] By Andris Pone President, Coin Branding – The quintessential Canadian brand is not really Canadian, and has not really been Canadian for substantial stretches of the past 20 years. Tim Hortons remains, in the Canuck mindset, as Canadian as snowfall in June.  Despite the read more

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Something A Bit Different About Uber

[Cache #180] By Andris Pone President, Coin Branding andris@coinbranding.com – ***Click here to listen to the interview.*** – One hundred and seventy-nine consecutive issues of Cache were delivered via the written word, so here is a change for issue 180:  an audio read more

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If You’re Up Uber Early…

You might hear my interview with Paul Haavardsrud on CBC Radio One, on the topic of controversial remarks made by executives of Uber, the revolutionary app-based taxi service.  What does it mean for the Uber brand? The interview will run at various times in the morning across Canada, including read more

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On CBC Radio One re Air Canada Baggage-Tossing

Happy Easter everyone, If you happen to be near a radio later this afternoon or in the morning, a short interview I did with Paul Haavardsrud of CBC Radio One will air during their business segment.  I provided some opinion read more

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Andris Pone CBC Radio One interview re Tim Hortons’ “Good Ol’ Hockey Game” ad with Sidney Crosby

It was my pleasure to speak with CBC Radio One business reporter Paul Havaardsrud about this ad.  To me, what is remark-able about the ad is that it appears Tims is sponsoring the Olympics and/or World Junior Hockey Championships, when read more

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Paulina Gretzky, Rob Ford, and 2013′s Other Top Posts

**Cache will return January 10th.** Have a Merry Christmas and safe and wonderful holiday season.   For the moment, the Top 5 most-read posts this year: #5. Friday September 6: This September, Go Brand Yourself #4. Friday September 20: Unpolished Shoes are the Open Fly of read more

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Listen: WestJet’s “Christmas Miracle”: CBC Radio One interview with Andris Pone

Aired Monday December 16, 2013 Click here to listen to the interview:  000e3591      

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