Brand News: Emmys, London Fashion Week, David Beckham and More

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Apple Music x James Corden ad

Apple releases Apple Music ad during Emmys broadcast that sees Apple execs interact with James Corden (paying tribute to David Bowie above) and Pharrell in one of a quartet of new ads:

Airbnb announces $1 million matching fund in support of the UN High Commission on Refugees as the United Nations General Assemby begins today in New York.

David Beckham expands empire with stake in British heritage brand Kent & Curwen.

Creative Director @Daniel.Kearns and @DavidBeckham at today's #LFW presentation. . #Menswear #DavidBeckham #KentAndCurwen

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Belstaff debuts second collection by Liv Tyler at London Fashion Week.

Burberry will debut its first “See Now, Buy Now” show at London Fashion Week on Monday.

Canada Goose CMO explains expansion plans, including lighter apparel.

Chase offers a new way to watch The Emmys on Twitter:

Cheerios scores with “More Babies Please” Emmys spot:

GM tries to avert a strike in Canada.

GoPro unveils Karma drone today in California.

Johnson & Johnson will buy Abbott’s vision unit for $4.33B.

David Letterman returns to TV to host an episode for National Geographic Channel.

Lyft predicts its fleet will be mostly autonomous in five years.

Nintendo releases $35 Pokémon Go Plus wearable to enable gameplay without a phone.

Salesforce announces Einstein AI platform, a rival for IBM‘s Watson.

Twitter reveals companies’ customer response times in latest analytics release.

The United Nations launches UNVR app to boost storytelling.

& kudos to The Standard hotel in New York for this response to the bombing in NYC’s Cheslea neighborhood on Saturday night:


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