Topic: Chris Raih

How Bethenny Frankel Turned Reality Stardom Into a Business Empire

The Real Housewife on expanding her Skinnygirl brand

I t's a well-known fact that reality stars, despite the authenticity implied by the genre's name, often turn out to be very different in real life than they appear on…

These Sharks Are the OGs of Venice Beach

Zambezi aims to turn consumers into fans

Specs Who Brian Ford (l.), co-founder, ecd, and Chris Raih, co-founder, managing director What Full-service creative agency Where Venice, Calif. What if not all sharks live in the water? A block east of the…

The Kardashians Can't Save Sears

Famous-name labels used to work well for the retailer

Retailing serves up its share of difficult lessons. Among them: Sometimes celebrity endorsements work magic, sometimes not. Given all the variables involved, it’s tough to make direct comparisons, but the ads…