A Bookstore Trolls Amazon With Reworked Holiday Songs and ‘Dystopian’ Window Displays

Independent book shop McNally Jackson staged a public protest with a melodic twist in New York this week, reworking classic seasonal songs and sending carolers to perform in front of the Amazon four-star store in the SoHo neighborhood. The newly written lyrics, from agency DCX Growth Accelerator, were merciless in their attack, drilling into "Amazon... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

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