Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday, November 29


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NBC fires veteran Today host Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct during NBC’s 2014 Olympics coverage.

Alice + Olivia launch a new denim line with AO.LA.

BMW looks to partner on small electric cars as leading automakers pledge ethical standards for EV production.

Chipotle founder Steve Ells is stepping down.

COVERGIRL will partner with Allure on content.

Ford removes MK class from Lincoln line, introducing Nautilus.

H&M releases holiday ad with Nicki Minaj and John Turturro:

Mars takes a stake in Kind, the healthy snackbar brand.

Microsoft will rebuild its Seattle Campus.

Shell is cutting its carbon footprint—and oil production.

Uber losses widen as SoftBank acquires a stake.

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