How do companies touch customers' emotions? Joost van Treeck, a psychologist specializing in economics and advertising, is our guest on Made in Germany. "Nothing is worse than getting the customer wrong," he says.
Gross domestic product (GDP) figures may continue to be released like clockwork every quarter, but they increasingly provide an incomplete picture of economic activity, argues Swiss economist Thomas Straubhaar.
A half-naked Asian woman is sprawled across a pizza box. A black man is whitewashed in the washing machine. H&M is not the only company to attract attention with racist ads.
Remittances in the Colombian border city of Cucuta have doubled as Venezuelans line up to receive vital funds sent from family and friends abroad. Aitor Saez reports from Cucuta, Colombia.
Companies are increasingly relying on influencers to affect young people's purchasing behavior. But the boundaries between recommendation and covert advertising are becoming blurred says DW's Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi.
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