Tag Archive: RedBubble

Jun 17 2011

Hosking steps down at Aconex

Martin Hosking resigned as a director and chairman of Melbourne, Australia-based construction collaboration technology provider Aconex on 15 June, according to a news release on its website. Mr Hosking will now “focus on his role as CEO of RedBubble,” having over the last seven years helped increase revenue by over 15 times. He is succeeded as chairman by …

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Jun 12 2011

First, Hitler. Next, serial killer t-shirts…

When a controversy about Nazi-related images on t-shirts is largely contained within the blogosphere, it is easy for companies to pretend that it’s a small issue. But if coverage then extends to the front pages of national newspapers, then it can become a major reputation problem. Blog outrage about Hipster Hitler t-shirts on RedBubble led …

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Jun 01 2011

Aconex chairman in Hitler t-shirt row

Martin Hosking, chairman of Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex, is also chairman of a totally separate online arts community, RedBubble (read his Wikipedia profile here). This has a sideline t-shirt operation which has become embroiled in a controversy about selling t-shirts with Hitler and Holocaust motifs. The ‘Hipster Hitler’ controversy has now been simmering …

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