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Shaken, Not Stirred: Millennials and the Craft Spirits Boom

Despite the sluggish economy, the spirits industry poured on growth in 2012, and it’s no coincidence that the number of distilleries across the U.S. is continuing to rise. Instrumental in driving growth were small-batch bourbons, whiskeys and single malt Scotches, plus innovations in flavor (think Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey and dessert-inspired Pinnacle Whipped Vodka). Just last year alone, eighty-one craft distillers launched in the U.S., bringing the total to 315, and some forecasters predict there will be as many as 1,000 small distillers nationwide by 2021.

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Posted Fri, Sep 27, 2013 by Maddie Martson, Jimmy Flores in News

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Slingshot Serves Up New Red Mango App

DALLAS – (August 29, 2013) – Today Red Mango, twice named top frozen treat in the country by Zagat surveys, launched its newest frozen-yogurt-finding app thanks to Dallas-based Slingshot LLC. The agency developed the new app that pinpoints Red Mango locations and highlights each location’s “flavors on tap,” which rotate often. The free app is available for download today at the Apple App Store.

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Posted Thu, Aug 29, 2013 by Dannah de la Garrigue in News

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The Millennialization of Travel

It’s true: Millennials are more demanding than prior generations. This group of 80 million+ knows what they want, what they expect, and what they deserve when it comes to all aspects of their lives—and travel is no exception. As a Millennial with a passion for wandering the world, I can attest to many changing trends and behaviors. Of these, there are three key ways that “Millennialization” is affecting the way we all travel.

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Posted Wed, Aug 28, 2013 by Babette Gilmore in News

Pushing Buttons:
LevelUp

Mobile payment is quickly becoming a viable (and sometimes preferred) payment option in today’s world.  As this trend grows, we thought we would take ourselves out to lunch and give it a go.  On this episode of Pushing Buttons, we test out the mobile payment app, LevelUp, and find out why we should never test something like this out on an empty stomach.

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Posted Wed, Aug 21, 2013 by Slingshot in Pushing Buttons

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Slingshot Claims Two Telly Awards for Texas

DALLAS – (August 6, 2013) – Telling the story of Texas in two, thirty-second commercials is one tall order. Yet Dallas agency Slingshot LLC captured Texas’ diverse, natural beauty and its eclectic, vibrant music scene in two award-winning television spots, “Great Outdoors” and “Live Music.” The full-service advertising agency earned its client, Texas Tourism, silver and bronze statuettes at this year’s 34th Annual Telly Awards. Slingshot’s entries dominated the travel/tourism category with the only two trophies awarded in the group. These are top honors from a guild that doesn’t give golds.

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Posted Tue, Aug 6, 2013 by Dannah de la Garrigue in News