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🎁Interview–GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma on Marketing in a Post-Pandemic World

HEADSHOT_Sangita Verma_GiftSuite_CEOIt's a Rick and Quick episode featuring an interview with GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma, who is redefining the gift-giving experience in the time of COVID-19.

You're going to seriously dig GiftSuite's unique brand of thoughtfully-curated, tech-forward curios from socially-conscious companies.

Among our favorites: A water bottle with a UV-C LED bottle cap that sanitizes your water and can do the same for your keyboard and mobile phone at the wave of your hand.

It's a timely and insightful conversation with a serial entrepreneur who has made a name for herself by spotting hidden opportunities and capitalizing on them.  

 

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IN THIS EPISODE

🦠 Plan C: 3 top tips to marketers in a post-pandemic world (at 1 min, 45 sec)

⏱ Crisis marketing: Working at the speed of the news cycle  (at 4:43)

💡 The idea behind GiftSuite and  its Life 2020 collection (at 5:57)

💦     The germicidal bottle cap you didn't know you needed (at 8:04)

☮️     Finding the off-switch: The little device for calming your Vagus nerve (at 9:10)

🕴 You're never too young to launch a startup (at 10:36)

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🎁 Interview—GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma on Marketing in a Post-Pandemic World

Approx. 11 minutes, 48 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🍔 Burger King's Moldy Whopper, KFC's Vegan Fried Chicken, 'Stranger Things' Season 4, Gillian Anderson does ASMR & More

⚡️Burger King's moldy Whopper. Netflix hit 'Sex Education' whispers sweet nothings in your ear. Lucky Charms cereal can now be part of a well-balanced binge. And KFC rolls out … vegan fried chicken? Brought to you by Taskin, the first name in ultra-stylish, premium-quality travel gear, at taskinsf.com 🛩

IN THIS EPISODE:

📺 Stranger Things Season 4 trailer: Hopper lives—but does he also have Eleven-like powers? (at 2 min, 15 sec)

🤩 Famous for 15 Seconds: Now you can pay for shout-outs from C-list celebs (at 4:30)

🍗 Finger-licking WTF: KFC rolls out chicken-free chicken (insert your own joke here) (at 6:38)

🍔 Whopper Gross Out: Burger King goes for the mold—but it might make you hurl (at 8:45)

🚫 Hopping on the Brandwagon: McDonalds outdoor advertising goes logo-less (at 10:08)

🍨 Inside Scoop: Lucky Charms and Cinnamon Toast Crunch bring breakfast to your ice cream bowl (at 12:01)

🎧 'Sex Education: Gillian Anderson wants to give you a "brain orgasm" with ASMR (at 12:47)

🕶 Survey says: AR and VR set to disrupt travel marketing in next 5 years (at 14:52)

🛩 Ready, jet, go: Why you should roll instead of fold when packing (at 15:54)

🍲 These brands are made for walking: Fast food + fast fashion = the weirdest clogs ever (at 16:24)

🤣 This casual dining brand wants to have you "laughing so hard you pee" in their restaurants (at 17:39)

💎 Why settle for a horse and carriage when this brand will give you 1.53 carats? (at 18:13)

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Approx. 19 minutes, 38 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


📼 The Best of the 2010s, Part 4: Best TV Commercial

📺 In Part 4, the Ricks rate their favorite TV commercials of the last decade, from runners up to their #1 spot. Munchies and beer figure prominently. Go figure.

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Approx. 2 minutes, 48 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎄 Aviation Gin Newsjacks Peloton, Coke Zero Lightsabers, The 5 Fastest-Growing Brands of 2019 & More

🎄 "The Free Guy." Coke Zero bottles wage an OLED-based lightsaber battle. Netflix makes it safe for other nice brands to make the naughty list on Twitter. ''The Crisis on Infinite Earths" has begun. The Peloton Wife gets a new beginning—thanks to Aviation Gin. The 5 fastest-growing brands of 2019, and more. From December 8. 
 

IN THIS EPISODE:

🎁 One Rick is ready for Christmas—the other, not so much (at :40 sec)
 
Taskin logoWelcoming our new sponsor, Taskin—the first name in stylish, premium-quality travel gear—taskinsf.com (at 1 minute 32 sec)
 
💊 Blue Pill, Red Pill: DC or Marvel? McDonald's or Taco Bell? Rick W. has a surprising answer (at 2:55)
 
🎬 Ryan Reynold's "The Free Guy" trailer drops, and the Ricks are here for it (at 3:56)
 
💥 "The Crisis on Infinite Earths"—the mother of all TV crossovers has officially begun (at 5:57)
 
📣 Netflix tweets, "What's something you can say during sex, but also when you manage a brand Twitter account"—you won't believe how other brands respond (at 8:43)
 
🍸 The Peloton Wife gets a new beginning—courtesy of Aviation Gin (at 10:25)
 
⚔️ Coke Zero bottles use OLED diodes to wage a lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren (at 12:18)
 
📈 Door Dash, Impossible Foods, White Claw, Postmates and ?—the 5 fastest growing brands of 2019 (at 13:37)
 
🧒🏼 👴🏼 Which brands win most with Millennials and Boomers? (at 14:24)
 
🎅🏼 Which CPG brand helped create Santa as we know him today? (at 15:19)
 
Approx. 17 minutes, 32 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.