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Upon embarking on this quest for an organization to represent in this final case study, it was suggested to me that I write about my business Value Vintage Fun (VVF). VVF is a small yet significant business that I have owned and operated in essence since 1991. It all started as a casual dinner comment from a friend visiting from Tokyo who suggested that I sell my collection of Anchor Hocking Fire King coffee mugs from the 1950’s; the Japanese market would be crazy for them, especially in Fire-King Cafes!  To that end she connected me with an antique dealer in Tokyo. I used a fax machine as a method of receiving orders. My payments were sent by regular post. I sometimes think back to those days and wonder how social media may have first-handedly impacted the business back then. I have since witnessed many changes in technology and consumer attitudes on items that were once labelled old and dated to now being valued as retro and vintage.

Canadian Blood Services Gets Under Your Skin for the Greater Good

Dianne McBride   November 7, 2015

Canadian Blood Services media campaign symbol that indicates a greater need for blood donations in the community. Organization:  Canadian Blood Services Industry:  Not for Profit, Health and Medical Contact(s): Dianne McBride,  Web references: HealthyDebate.ca, cbc.ca, Canadian Blood Services,  Facebook, Wikipedia.org, Twitter, Vimeo, Youtube, History.com, Talk about a red hot topic. Canadian Blood Services has a multi-storied past, including the 1980’s blood scandal… Read more »