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To: jimbo123
July 9, 2003 press release from Red Lobster and now former president Edna Morris

'Share The Love'(TM) -- Red Lobster Launches New Branding

ORLANDO, Fla., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lobster this week launched a new branding identity for its 673 restaurants across North America that emphasizes the unique position Red Lobster holds of making the flavors and the feelings of the seaside available to everyone....

The new branding comes after an extensive study of consumer trends. That research -- by psychologists and also uncovered through broad-based consumer research -- found new insights into the connection seafood offers to consumers:

- "Breaking through the shell" of seafood is a metaphor for human connection as people seek to break through their tough outer shells.
- Seafood such as lobster, crab and shrimp is hand-held, making it casual and shareable. While eating other foods is a singular activity often involving a knife and fork, seafood is more tactile and easier to share.
- Both these traits make seafood a unique catalyst for connection, allowing people to connect over a plate of shrimp, lobster or crab more than they do over any other food.

"Red Lobster has always been about discovery and inclusion," said Red Lobster President Edna Morris. "For many people, their first introduction to delicacies like Maine lobster and Alaskan king crab legs was at Red Lobster. And in these stressful times, as people come to casual dining restaurants to re-connect, the Share the Love(TM) message is more important than ever."

"Consumers connect over seafood in very profound, unique ways. When you put a plate of shrimp or crab legs in front of a table of people, they connect and share more than the food. They share themselves," Morris said. "We are excited about Share the Love(TM) because it reflects our 35-year history of bringing the flavors and the feelings of the seaside to everyone."

9 posted on 09/24/2003 8:32:38 PM PDT by willieroe
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10 posted on 09/24/2003 8:33:11 PM PDT by dennisw (G_d is at war with Amalek for all generations)
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To: willieroe
"Red Lobster has always been about discovery and inclusion," said Red Lobster President Edna Morris. "...And in these stressful times, as people come to casual dining restaurants to re-connect, the Share the Love(TM) message is more important than ever."

That paragraph explains everything.

Edna Morris was a sap.

She didn't write it, of course; it's PR Department boilerplate. But she approved it...

And, for all we know, she might've actually believed this silly horse hockey.

17 posted on 09/24/2003 8:37:40 PM PDT by okie01 (www.ArmorforCongress.com...because Congress isn't for the morally halt and the mentally lame.)
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To: willieroe
What idiocy. Marketing fools. Inclusion? Who the hell cares???
18 posted on 09/24/2003 8:37:58 PM PDT by Huck
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To: willieroe; secret garden
"Share the Love" promotion is going to fail BIG TIME.

I "love" my family, my wife, my faith.

I don't "love" the fish on the plate in front of me that I'm going to chop up and eat in a few minutes.

In fact - the most common complaint about seafood is the smell (which NO ONE "loves" - meely tolerates!) and the fact that "seafood" looks like something alive.

Beef, (or chicken and pork) don't "look" like cow parts - much less a whole cow.

Fish? Crabs? Shellfish? Lobster?

They "look" exactly like the animal that used to live in the carcass - and many people don't like that already.


19 posted on 09/24/2003 8:39:54 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only support FR by donating monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: willieroe
"Consumers connect over seafood in very profound, unique ways. When you put a plate of shrimp or crab legs in front of a table of people, they connect and share more than the food. They share themselves," Morris said.

Whole lotta sharin' goin' on!!! (apologies to Jerry Lee Lewis).

22 posted on 09/24/2003 8:54:41 PM PDT by willieroe
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