Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Thursday, March 9th

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Bentley EXP first electric car

The latest branding, marketing and advertising news and views:

Bentley goes electric with the Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e revealed at the Geneva Motor Show.

Chobani, America’s top yogurt brand, names Nestle exec Tim Brown as new president.

Dulux paint owner rejects $22 billion takeover bid.

Etihad and Emirates airlines, fierce rivals, weigh merger.

Hertz adds chauffeur option to rentals worldwide.

Lego‘s “supernatural” sales growth slows.

LVMH reportedly plans its own e-commerce platform as Hugo Boss also looks to online sales.

RadioShack files for bankruptcy for second time in two years, closing 200 stores, as Staples also announces it’s closing 70 stores.

Salman Khan may parlay Bollywood stardom into his own branded phone in India.

Uber pulls regulator-evading software.


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