Archive for November, 2012

Over the River and to the Mall in a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder

Ahhhh Thanksgiving. A holiday to give thanks, stuff our faces with an embarrassingly array of calorie laden treats and for some, an opportunity to brave the crowds at the mall in hopes of getting a deal that’s too good to be true. I for one checked all the boxes in this trifecta and added one more. I spent the extended holiday weekend enjoying the all-new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder.

When it first debuted in 1986, the Nissan Pathfinder was a true body on frame 4-wheel drive truck that was arguably better suited for off-road hijinks than on-road comfort. Throughout the years, the Pathfinder has evolved away from its off-road, path finding roots, and more towards suburban errand running. Don’t take this as a bad thing, though. Just consider it a different kind of path finding that better aligns with consumer preference.

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Who Has the “Best” Mobile Website?

According to J.D. Powers and Associates, Kia’s mobile website ranked highest among its fellow automakers. This recent accolade follows a Triple Crown win in automotive marketing as also received the award for “Best Mobile Website” from Dig Day’s Mobi Awards and “Top Mobile Website in North America” from the Mobile Marketing Association. The Triple Crown win for Kia’s Mobile website comes as Kia recorded its best ever annual sales and became one of the fastest growing car companies in the US. More >

Billboard Contest Winner Talks With Morrie’s About Her Billboard

We are pleased to announce that Caitlin T. of Minnetonka has won our inaugural billboard contest. Her billboard submission, “Who Says You Can’t Buy Love,” embodies the spirit of past billboard campaigns and is a great fit with our Buy Happy branding. In the interview below Caitlin talks about her experience shopping at Morrie’s, the thought process behind her billboard submission and her plans for the $1,000 prize.

With hundreds of submissions the contest was a huge success and we want to thank everyone who participated. Keep an eye out for Caitlin’s billboard in an area near you next Spring!

2013 Mazda CX-9 Reveal

In advance of its arrival at US dealers later this fall, Mazda posted this teaser of the redesigned 2013 Mazda CX-9. While the original CX-9 is a tough act to follow, the latest iteration employs Mazda’s bold KODO Design in Motion styling. Check out the video to see how Mazda has brought the 2013 CX-9 to the next level.