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T.L. Stanley

T.L. Stanley is a Los Angeles-based senior editor at Adweek, where she specializes in consumer trends, cannabis marketing, plant-based food products, pop culture and creativity.

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Bojangles Wades Into Chicken War With ‘Largest Launch in the History of the Brand’

Creativity

The chain's entry in fast food's ongoing sandwich skirmish was a year in development.

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Alpha Foods Puts a Spotlight on ‘Chickenflation’ by Cutting Prices on Its Meatless Chik’n

Creativity

The brand is the latest plant-based protein marketer to exploit Big Meat's supply problems.

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Good Catch Trolled Subway by Giving Away Fake-Seafood Sandwiches Outside Its Restaurants

Creativity

The plant-based brand used Subway's tuna PR debacle as marketing stunt fodder.

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Ron Popeil, Pioneer of TV Infomercials, Dies at 86

Product Innovation

His catch phrases like, 'But wait, there's more,' became pop culture touchstones.

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Alcohol-Free Wine Brand Starla Channels Gucci, Not Sonoma, for Its First Ad Campaign

Creativity

Entering an emerging category, the brand is taking more cues from luxury than its spirited predecessors.

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Popeyes Debuts Its First Nuggets and Declares an End to the Chicken Wars

Brand Marketing

The chain, launching its first take on the bite-sized product, is donating the equivalent of 1 million nuggets to a food bank.

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Do Dogs Run on Dunkin’? The Chain Is Expanding its Charitable Partnership With Bark

Creativity

With a new dog-toy product launch and pup-friendly menu item, they're amping up supply to meet demand.

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Icelandic Spirit, Along With Volcanoes, Elves and Sheep, Inspire New Ad for Skyr

Food & Beverage

Joan Creative, in first work for Icelandic Provisions, creates a mythical general store.

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The CBD Industry Just Shed 1,000 Brands. Here’s Why Analysts Still See Strong Growth Ahead

Brand Marketing

Thanks to acquisitions, innovations and celebrity involvement, the category continues to expand.

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Taco Bell’s Nacho Fries Get a High-Octane Anime Trailer Announcing Their Return

Food & Beverage

Deutsch L.A. continues the chain's series of previews for believable (but fake) movies.