Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 11th


American Apparel

The latest branding, marketing and advertising news and views:

American Apparel is now Canadian following sale to John Mayer’s favorite brand, Gildan.

Apple‘s iPhone 8 design rumored to be a “glass and steel sandwich.”

Chipotle plans 2017 turnaround by saying yes to dessert and no to freebies.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg hires Uber exec and Obama alum David Plouffe for his foundation.

Geico tests voice responsive chatbot.

Hasbro launches worldwide vote for Monopoly tokens and inspires at least one brand:

Lay’s relaunches million-dollar “Do Us a Flavor” contest with Nick and Drew Lachey:

President Obama‘s farewell speech on Tuesday night was also streamed in virtual reality.

Snapchat tests new features for e-commerce and lead gen marketing.

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