CatchThis Blog / Name Reviews

Catchword

May 3, 2021

Given its big portfolio from Big Blue, Kyndryl will enter the marketspace as the fifth largest solution provider in the world. So what’s with this name?

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February 17, 2021

This consumer tech startup from OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei is big news. Does the name do it justice, or is it a big, well, nothing?

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September 23, 2020

With two ingredients proven to promote relaxation and reduce stress, this functional water is designed to get you far more than 40 winks. But is the name “Driftwell” a dream-come-true, or simply a snoozefest?

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July 21, 2020

At a time when joy is hard to come by, Mmhmm is likely to inject a dose of surprise and delight that we all could use, but despite the new brand’s strengths, there are some real issues with its name.

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September 19, 2019

News Corp, the mass media conglomerate that owns Dow Jones & Company (publisher of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s), the New York Post, The Times (of London), Foxtel (Australian TV), HarperCollins, and others, is launching a new news aggregation app and website: Knewz.

Catchword

July 18, 2019

If you are into (or just currently in) clothes, you may want to try this on for size: Urban Outfitters, Inc. (UO) has just launched Nuuly, a clothing-subscription service. For 88 bucks a month, subscribers can choose 6 items from UO, Anthropologie, Free People, third-party designers and vintage collections—and then swap them out for new […]

Catchword

July 5, 2019

Did SunTrust and BB&T really make as big of a mistake as the peanut gallery contends with Truist?

Alex Kelley

June 20, 2019

An announcement rocked the tech and astrology worlds this week: Facebook is developing a blockchain-based currency that can be used throughout the platform for e-commerce, the world over. The name? Libra. To acquire Libra, users need to work through a nonprofit, Geneva-based Facebook subsidiary called Calibra—see what they did there with the suggestion that the […]

Alex Kelley

June 18, 2019

Right to Shower, a social initiative and soap maker formed as a partnership between Unilever and San Francisco–based Lava Mae, aims to change that by donating 100% of its profits to charities providing mobile shower units that allow people typically without access to a shower to freshen up.

Alex Kelley

May 22, 2019

The name says to millennials: we get your aesthetic, we get your impulses and needs, and we’re creating a product that is both sincere and ridiculous, nostalgic and contemporary, which allows you to drink it ironically or earnestly or anywhere in between.