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Kevin Coupe

Prime Storyteller, and Business Author
  • Founder of Morning News Beat with over 27,000 subscribers
  • Illustrates effective branding and communication using fun, informative examples
  • Outlines new opportunities in modern retailing and marketing
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Kevin Coupe has been a working writer all his professional life, and for the past two decades has been bringing to audiences all over the world a wealth of experience, provocative and contextual insights, unique worldview and serious levity about the world of business and consumers.

He is the co-author, with Michael Sansolo, of THE BIG PICTURE: Essential Business Lessons From The Movies, which uses movies ranging from The Godfather to Young Frankenstein to illustrate tenets of leadership, the importance of marketing and branding, and how to survive in the workplace.

For more than 12 years, he’s had his own website/blog – – providing what he calls “business news in context, and analysis with attitude” to more than 27,000 subscribers all over the world.   An independent survey recently ranked MNB as the “top industry news and information site.”

Kevin also is an adjunct faculty member of Portland State University’s Center for Retail Leadership in Oregon, and is an occasional contributor to

In addition to speaking at hundreds of conferences in the U.S. and abroad and reporting from 45 states and six continents, Kevin has worked as a daily newspaper reporter, magazine writer and editor, video producer, bodyguard, and clothing salesman.  He has supervised a winery tasting room (happily), run two marathons (slowly), driven a racecar (badly), taken boxing lessons (painfully) and acted in a major (but obscure) motion picture.

At present, Kevin is working on a sequel to THE BIG PICTURE, a novel, and a screenplay (that he describes as being a “black comedy about forward buying, just-in-time deliveries and slotting allowances”).

He is married with three children, and lives in Connecticut.

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