The decision comes less than a week after Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, was shot seven times in the back on Sunday by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “Voting is the most powerful act we can do collectively to implement change and overturn the injustices experienced too often in this country,” the retailer’s statement read. These stores are all closed until Aug. 31. Comments are off, our platform will not be a place of hurtful language. #BlackLivesMatter #OneInNumber, A post shared by ONENESS (@oneness) on Aug 27, 2020 at 6:43pm PDT, We’re Closed.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Until 8/31 because of…⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ David McAtee⁠⠀ George Perry Floyd⁠⠀ Dreasjon “Sean” Reed⁠⠀ Michael Brent Charles Ramos⁠⠀ Breonna Taylor⁠⠀ Manuel “Mannie” Elijah Ellis⁠⠀ Atatiana Koquice Jefferson,⁠⠀ Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.⁠⠀ Charles “Chop” Roundtree Jr.⁠⠀ Chinedu Okobi⁠⠀ Botham Shem Jean⁠⠀ Antwon Rose Jr.⁠⠀ Saheed Vassell⁠⠀ Stephon Alonzo Clark⁠⠀ Aaron Bailey⁠⠀ Charleena Chavon Lyles⁠⠀ Fetus of Charleena Chavon Lyles⁠⠀ Jordan Edwards⁠⠀ Chad Robertson ⁠⠀ Deborah Danner⁠⠀ Alfred Olango⁠⠀ Terence Crutcher⁠⠀ Terrence LeDell Sterling⁠⠀ Korryn Gaines⁠⠀ Joseph Curtis Mann⁠⠀ Philando Castile⁠⠀ Alton Sterling⁠⠀ Bettie “Betty Boo” Jones⁠⠀ Quintonio LeGrier⁠⠀ Corey Lamar Jones⁠⠀ Jamar O’Neal Clark⁠⠀ Jeremy “Bam Bam” McDole⁠⠀ India Kager⁠⠀ Samuel Vincent DuBose,⁠⠀ Sandra Bland⁠⠀ Brendon K. Glenn⁠⠀ Freddie Carlos Gray Jr⁠⠀ Walter Lamar Scott⁠⠀ Eric Courtney Harris⁠⠀ Phillip Gregory White⁠⠀ Mya Shawatza Hall⁠⠀ Meagan Hockaday⁠⠀ Tony Terrell Robinson⁠⠀ Janisha Fonville⁠⠀ Natasha McKenna⁠⠀ Jerame C. Reid⁠⠀ Rumain Brisbon⁠⠀ Tamir Rice⁠⠀ Akai Kareem Gurley⁠⠀ Tanisha N. Anderson⁠⠀ Dante Parker⁠⠀ Ezell Ford⁠⠀ Michael Brown Jr.⁠⠀ John Crawford III⁠⠀ Eric Garner⁠⠀ Jacob Blake⁠⠀ …AND SO MANY OTHERS!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Be the Change!⁠⠀ Link in bio to register to vote.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #BlackLivesMatter, A post shared by Burn Rubber (@burnrubberdetroit) on Aug 27, 2020 at 9:23pm PDT. And media monitoring alone can’t do it. The Extra Butter Lower East Side location will be closed for retail today, August 28th, in support of the Black community and their struggle against police brutality and systemic racism. Kith for BMW New Era Low Profile 59FIFTY Fitted Cap Navy Sold Out. Sam Ben-Avraham, who co-founded Kith and a number of trade shows, has put together a bid for the troubled retailer. Sneakersnstuff announced on Instagram that it will close its New York and Los Angeles stores from today until Aug. 31 in solidarity with protestors. 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Kith's Co-Founder Is in Final Talks To Buy Barneys New York. Be the Change! Instead, the locations will become a place where people can visit to register to vote. #BlackLivesMatter, A post shared by Sneaker Politics (@sneakerpolitics) on Aug 27, 2020 at 8:55pm PDT. Use your platform. “We condemn the senseless shooting of Jacob Blake and the countless others before him,” the retailer wrote in a statement. Until 8/31 because of… David McAtee George Perry Floyd Dreasjon “Sean” Reed Michael Brent Charles Ramos Breonna Taylor Manuel “Mannie” Elijah Ellis Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. Charles “Chop” Roundtree Jr. Chinedu Okobi Botham Shem Jean Antwon Rose Jr. Saheed Vassell Stephon Alonzo Clark Aaron Bailey Charleena Chavon Lyles Fetus of Charleena Chavon Lyles Jordan Edwards Chad Robertson Deborah Danner Alfred Olango Terence Crutcher Terrence LeDell Sterling Korryn Gaines Joseph Curtis Mann Philando Castile Alton Sterling Bettie “Betty Boo” Jones Quintonio LeGrier Corey Lamar Jones Jamar O’Neal Clark Jeremy “Bam Bam” McDole India Kager Samuel Vincent DuBose, Sandra Bland Brendon K. Glenn Freddie Carlos Gray Jr Walter Lamar Scott Eric Courtney Harris Phillip Gregory White Mya Shawatza Hall Meagan Hockaday Tony Terrell Robinson Janisha Fonville Natasha McKenna Jerame C. Reid Rumain Brisbon Tamir Rice Akai Kareem Gurley Tanisha N. Anderson Dante Parker Ezell Ford Michael Brown Jr. John Crawford III Eric Garner Jacob Blake …AND SO MANY OTHERS! Knowing what’s around the corner not only gives your company time to position but also helps you prepare for critical moments before they occur. Today, media monitoring 2.0 is the standard practice for most organizations. Then came the digitization of media monitoring with the debut of the Internet. Most agri-business companies were caught flat-footed by the time the news and concern about HPAI blew up and responses to what steps they were taking were severely lacking. In our digital world of real-time, 24-7 consumer opinions, news and information, agri-business and other company leaders need more than media monitoring to stay ahead of the issues and be prepared. Sometimes you measured the intensity of the day by the size of the stack. M. Abdelrahman, Chairman and CEO A post shared by EXTRA BUTTER ® (@extrabutter) on Aug 28, 2020 at 8:14am PDT. WE WILL BE CLOSED 08/30/2020 because of… Alton Sterling David McAtee Modesto Reyes George Perry Floyd Dreasjon “Sean” Reed Michael Brent Charles Ramos Breonna Taylor Manuel “Mannie” Elijah Ellis Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. Charles “Chop” Roundtree Jr. Chinedu Okobi Botham Shem Jean Antwon Rose Jr. Saheed Vassell Stephon Alonzo Clark Aaron Bailey Charleena Chavon Lyles Fetus of Charleena Chavon Lyles Jordan Edwards Chad Robertson Deborah Danner Trayford Pellerin Alfred Olango Terence Crutcher Terrence LeDell Sterling Korryn Gaines Joseph Curtis Mann Philando Castile Bettie “Betty Boo” Jones Quintonio LeGrier Corey Lamar Jones Jamar O’Neal Clark Jeremy “Bam Bam” McDole India Kager Samuel Vincent DuBose, Sandra Bland Brendon K. Glenn Freddie Carlos Gray Jr Walter Lamar Scott Eric Courtney Harris Phillip Gregory White Mya Shawatza Hall Meagan Hockaday Tony Terrell Robinson Janisha Fonville Natasha McKenna Jerame C. Reid Rumain Brisbon Tamir Rice Akai Kareem Gurley Tanisha N. Anderson Dante Parker Ezell Ford Michael Brown Jr. John Crawford III Eric Garner Jacob Blake David Dorn …AND SO MANY OTHERS! Sign up for the must-read, must-watch, must-listen content on crisis communication and reputation management. ⁠⠀ @unknwn @oneness @creme321 @bodega @kith @maniere_usa @thesocialstatus @apbstore @let.us.prosper @rsvpgallery @burnrubberdetroit @corporategotem, A post shared by SNS (@sneakersnstuff) on Aug 28, 2020 at 6:03am PDT. Not to mention, being better prepared and positioned helps your bottom line. A major agribusiness corporation implemented a Situational Intelligence program as the subject of antibiotic use in livestock production, and its impact on red meat consumption, was heating up. In addition, more people than ever before have a voice, and their communications and interactions online are instantaneous and far-reaching. Evolving media monitoring practices to create a situational intelligence program that provides analysis and recommendations on key issues can help your business get ahead of concerns and position in a way that’s best for your business and satisfies your customers. A post shared by James Whitner (@james.whitner) on Aug 27, 2020 at 8:09pm PDT, Bodega announced its doors will be closed on Saturday and Sunday to stand “in unity with the protests against the senseless shooting of Jacob Blake and countless others. Use your voice. They need a process to analyze the news and information and uncover insights that will help them make smarter business decisions. Manage Smarter: Coronavirus Crisis Communications, Hacking Humans: The Public’s Expectations are Changing, Be Prepared for What Comes after Election Night, With the daily onslaught of social media posts and news articles, it can be challenging to distinguish smoke from fire on the issues that really matter, Media monitoring is vital, but current practices are limited in their ability to actually help leaders make better business decisions, Expert analysis is the key to effective Media Monitoring 3.0 — or Situational Intelligence– and can help businesses position and respond more effectively in critical moments. It’s not easy in today’s business environment when every day millions of news articles, broadcasts and social media posts are published that can impact your organization. Analysis is the key to connecting the dots, and determining what action, if any, to take. Several prominent sneaker boutiques are closing their doors in protest of racial injustice. Kith revealed on social media that its stores will be closed today for business. Without a mechanism in place to distinguish smoke from fire, organizations are left ill-prepared and vulnerable to the array of issues that can impact the business. Whitner, on his personal Instagram account, shared a message urging others to close “in solidarity and focus on solutions together.”. Using Situational Intelligence allowed the company time to determine the best course of action to take for itself and consumers, and when to take it. Miami-based Unknwn stated it is closing until Aug. 31. Thorogood builds on its legacy with its new outdoor collection, designed for those who play as hard as they work. WordPress.com VIP. We’re Closed. Say their names: David McAtee⁠⠀ George Perry Floyd⁠⠀ Dreasjon “Sean” Reed⁠⠀ Michael Brent Charles Ramos⁠⠀ Breonna Taylor⁠⠀ Manuel “Mannie” Elijah Ellis⁠⠀ Atatiana Koquice Jefferson,⁠⠀ Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr.⁠⠀ Charles “Chop” Roundtree Jr.⁠⠀ Chinedu Okobi⁠⠀ Botham Shem Jean⁠⠀ Antwon Rose Jr.⁠⠀ Saheed Vassell⁠⠀ Stephon Alonzo Clark⁠⠀ Aaron Bailey⁠⠀ Charleena Chavon Lyles⁠⠀ Fetus of Charleena Chavon Lyles⁠⠀ Jordan Edwards⁠⠀ Chad Robertson ⁠⠀ Deborah Danner⁠⠀ Alfred Olango⁠⠀ Terence Crutcher⁠⠀ Terrence LeDell Sterling⁠⠀ Korryn Gaines⁠⠀ Joseph Curtis Mann⁠⠀ Philando Castile⁠⠀ Alton Sterling⁠⠀ Bettie “Betty Boo” Jones⁠⠀ Quintonio LeGrier⁠⠀ Corey Lamar Jones⁠⠀ Jamar O’Neal Clark⁠⠀ Jeremy “Bam Bam” McDole⁠⠀ India Kager⁠⠀ Samuel Vincent DuBose,⁠⠀ Sandra Bland⁠⠀ Brendon K. Glenn⁠⠀ Freddie Carlos Gray Jr⁠⠀ Walter Lamar Scott⁠⠀ Eric Courtney Harris⁠⠀ Phillip Gregory White⁠⠀ Mya Shawatza Hall⁠⠀ Meagan Hockaday⁠⠀ Tony Terrell Robinson⁠⠀ Janisha Fonville⁠⠀ Natasha McKenna⁠⠀ Jerame C. Reid⁠⠀ Rumain Brisbon⁠⠀ Tamir Rice⁠⠀ Akai Kareem Gurley⁠⠀ Tanisha N. Anderson⁠⠀ Dante Parker⁠⠀ Ezell Ford⁠⠀ Michael Brown Jr.⁠⠀ John Crawford III⁠⠀ Eric Garner⁠⠀ Jacob Blake⁠⠀ …and so many others. After putting the program in place, it became increasingly clear that the conversations around the topic were calling for leadership to give a voice to the manufacturing side of the supply chain, not just the end-user side. Be the change. Their messages can be influential, whether they are accurate or misleading, and can also leave your organization vulnerable. SNS also used the statement to encourage people to vote. Be the Change! Media Monitoring < Situational Intelligence. “Leveraging the most emergent technologies and social media strategies, Kith&Kin envisions itself as more than just a real estate brokerage; it is a lifestyle company committed to informing and connecting global communities.” Eng. A post shared by CONCEPTS (@cncpts) on Aug 28, 2020 at 10:09am PDT, Extra Butter announced on Instagram today that its location in New York City’s Lower East Side would be closed “in support of the Black community and their struggle against police brutality and systemic racism.” The statement continued, “Comments are off, our platform will not be a place of hurtful language.”. The boutique announced via Instagram that it is closing its stores this weekend “in solidarity with the Black community to stand up for racial injustice.” Aside from closing, Concepts used its statement to encourage customers to act in a way to create change such as register to vote or support the Black Lives Matter movement. Link in bio to register to vote. To manage the daily influx of news, most businesses have some type of media monitoring practice in place. The retailer said it will use the time “to give space for reflection, mourning and action.”, A post shared by Bodega (@bodega) on Aug 27, 2020 at 3:59pm PDT. Think back to 2015, when outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) required mass depopulation on countless U.S. poultry farms. Instead, the locations will become a place where people can visit to register to vote. A look inside the Nike activation inside A Ma Maniére in Atlanta ahead of Super Bowl 53. Until 8/31 because of… David McAtee George Perry Floyd Dreasjon “Sean” Reed Michael Brent Charles Ramos Breonna Taylor Manuel “Mannie” Elijah Ellis Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. Charles “Chop” Roundtree Jr. Chinedu Okobi Botham Shem Jean Antwon Rose Jr. Saheed Vassell Stephon Alonzo Clark Aaron Bailey Charleena Chavon Lyles Fetus of Charleena Chavon Lyles Jordan Edwards Chad Robertson Deborah Danner Alfred Olango Terence Crutcher Terrence LeDell Sterling Korryn Gaines Joseph Curtis Mann Philando Castile Alton Sterling Bettie “Betty Boo” Jones Quintonio LeGrier Corey Lamar Jones Jamar O’Neal Clark Jeremy “Bam Bam” McDole India Kager Samuel Vincent DuBose, Sandra Bland Brendon K. Glenn Freddie Carlos Gray Jr Walter Lamar Scott Eric Courtney Harris Phillip Gregory White Mya Shawatza Hall Meagan Hockaday Tony Terrell Robinson Janisha Fonville Natasha McKenna Jerame C. Reid Rumain Brisbon Tamir Rice Akai Kareem Gurley Tanisha N. Anderson Dante Parker Ezell Ford Michael Brown Jr. John Crawford III Eric Garner Jacob Blake …and so many others. With media intelligence 2.0, digital daily digests of news highlights are delivered via e-mail. 2.1m Followers, 8 Following, 5,925 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Kith (@kith) The team analyzing the information can be a combination of communications, government affairs or business team members in tune with industry and marketplace issues, though having one or two outside industry experts serving in this capacity can provide valuable insights and perspective for your business. Consequently, the company announced a new policy on antibiotic use in livestock, which led to favorable media coverage in leading national newspapers as well as industry praise. While the issue initially received a small amount of coverage in traditional media outlets, the topic started to gain a steady amount of traction on social media, eventually reaching a tipping point. The only problem is that on its own, media monitoring doesn’t do much to help the business. Come in on Friday & Saturday to register to vote and talk about how we can stop the violence and be the change! The boutique is closing up shop on Aug. 30 and is encouraging customers to visit a location on Friday or Saturday to not only register to vote but also to talk about how we collectively can stop the violence and create change. We call this process Situational Intelligence. Want to read more articles like this one? Standing with the Black leaders in our culture and industry, this moment of silence is an effort for our community to tune into the march on DC and continue to inform and reflect upon the larger matters that affect our society. Sneakers, apparel, shoes, boots, Ronnie Fieg, ASICS, Nike, Mercer Pant, Bleecker, Gel Lyte, adidas, Just Us, Filling Pieces, New Balance, Jordan, Kithstrike You can also hit the link in our bio to register to vote right now ! You’ll get a weekly supply of curated podcasts, articles and videos — the very latest and best of Kith and Bill Coletti. We’re Closed. All of the banners owned by James Whitner will be closed from today until Aug. 31. We stand together @unknwn @oneness @creme321 @bodega @kith @maniere_usa @thesocialstatus @apbstore @let.us.prosper @rsvpgallery @burnrubberdetroit @sneakersnstuff @corporategotem @_augustshop @foster @sneakerpolitics @ldrs1354 @cncpts If you are a leader in your community please come stand with us as we close our doors from now until 8/31 in solidarity and focus on solutions TOGETHER!!! By Bill Coletti, CEO, Kith Critical Takeaways With the daily onslaught of social media posts and news articles, it can be challenging to distinguish smoke from fire on the issues that really matter Media monitoring is vital, but current practices are limited in their ability to actually help leaders… We’re Closed. We stand together with our community. Several retailers including Oneness in Lexington and Louisville, Ky., Creme in Philadelphia and Norfolk, Va., Burn Rubber in Detroit and August in Madison, Wisconsin, shared the same message with the seemingly endless list of names of Black people who have tragically had their lives taken from them. “During this time we encourage reflection and action by making yourself heard,” the retailer’s statement read. Powered by Below is a list of the stores closing in protest that will be updated throughout the day. Knowledge and perspective are the tools to empower yourselves to be confident in the decisions and actions you make come this November. Link in bio to register to vote. Until 8/31 because of… David McAtee George Perry Floyd Dreasjon “Sean” Reed Michael Brent Charles Ramos Breonna Taylor Manuel “Mannie” Elijah Ellis Atatiana Koquice Jefferson, Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. Charles “Chop” Roundtree Jr. Chinedu Okobi Botham Shem Jean Antwon Rose Jr. Saheed Vassell Stephon Alonzo Clark Aaron Bailey Charleena Chavon Lyles Fetus of Charleena Chavon Lyles Jordan Edwards Chad Robertson Deborah Danner Alfred Olango Terence Crutcher Terrence LeDell Sterling Korryn Gaines Joseph Curtis Mann Philando Castile Alton Sterling Bettie “Betty Boo” Jones Quintonio LeGrier Corey Lamar Jones Jamar O’Neal Clark Jeremy “Bam Bam” McDole India Kager Samuel Vincent DuBose, Sandra Bland Brendon K. Glenn Freddie Carlos Gray Jr Walter Lamar Scott Eric Courtney Harris Phillip Gregory White Mya Shawatza Hall Meagan Hockaday Tony Terrell Robinson Janisha Fonville Natasha McKenna Jerame C. Reid Rumain Brisbon Tamir Rice Akai Kareem Gurley Tanisha N. Anderson Dante Parker Ezell Ford Michael Brown Jr. John Crawford III Eric Garner Jacob Blake …AND SO MANY OTHERS! As a communications leader, how do you detect smoke from fire? The public’s expectations of corporations and brands are higher, and writing a check to a cause or saying “that’s not our lane” won’t cut it anymore. A post shared by Creme (@creme321) on Aug 27, 2020 at 7:00pm PDT, A post shared by August™ (@_augustshop) on Aug 28, 2020 at 7:37am PDT, © 2020 Fairchild Publishing, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC.FN and Footwear News are registered trademarks of Fairchild Publishing, LLC. The typical application of media monitoring goes something like this: The President or CEO will glance at the compilation of news clips every morning and think, “I hope someone is reading this stuff, and paying attention.” But nothing usually happens. Be the Change! Tens of millions of Americans have already cast their ballots…. Being able to synthesize the incoming information is important because the volume of news reporting and social media activity alone shouldn’t determine the issues that really matter to your business, or how you’ll respond. All rights reserved. Many of us over a certain age can remember when media intelligence 1.0 was a stack of actual newspaper clippings that would pile up on senior business leaders’ desks each day. Please fill out this field with valid email address. #BlackLivesMatter, A post shared by UNKNWN (@unknwn) on Aug 27, 2020 at 7:52pm PDT. We supply you with exceptional cabinetry by combining style, design, quality, and craftsmanship, employing the most modern manufacturing process and building with the finest, industry-leading materials, backed by our Lifetime Warranty. Thanks to Google news alerts, you don’t even need a human to curate this content anymore, for the most part. Kith is a family owned business who meets you in the design process with beautifully customized options. Critical Moments: The New Mindset of Reputation Management. Maybe it’s a food safety concern, or perhaps it’s a GMO issue that’s heating up and sparking thousands of tweets and posts on Facebook. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJz7qoYszJc, Bill is a reputation management, crisis communications and professional development expert, keynote speaker, Wall Street Journal Risk & Compliance panelist, and best-selling author of, Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith as they speak with Kith founder Bill…, I’m thankful that so many strategic communicators and companies have recognized the critical importance of…, Converstation with Bill Coletti, crisis communications and reputation management expert at Kith, and author of…, The public’s expectations of corporations and brands are higher, and writing a check to a…, Crisis simulations are a sure fire way to build “muscle memory” of response and action…, Election Day is next week. The ability to synthesize the flood of news and information that can impact a business and distinguish smoke from fire is incredibly important but many businesses do not have a system in place to make those distinctions. Kith revealed on social media that its stores will be closed today for business. Like a stockbroker who makes buy, sell or hold recommendations about individual stocks in a portfolio, the Situational Intelligence analysts review and synthesize the information coming in and make act, monitor or backburner recommendations, accordingly. Some of the names who have announced action via social media at time of publication include Kith, Social Status, Oneness, Unknwn, Bodega, A Ma Maniére, A.P.B., Prosper, Burn Rubber and Creme. Communicators are focused on putting out any real-time fires and other leaders are focused on running the business. It also encouraged shoppers to visit its website to check voter registration status, register to vote and view resources about election candidates.