Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Thursday, February 8

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NBC 2018 Winter Olympics PyeongChang South Korea

NBC introduces 2018 Winter Olympics live-streams “key moments” on Snapchat. NBC is live-streaming everything it can from Feb. 7-25; primetime TV coverage begins tonight.


Amazon launches Whole Foods delivery on Prime Now service.


Dunkin’ Donuts will eliminate foam cups worldwide in 2020 as part of Dunkin’ Brands’ three-year growth plan.


Gerber names first baby ambassador with Down Syndrome.


Justin Timberlake opens post-Super Bowl pop-up in New York:


L.L.Bean will test boots and coats that have sensors and transmit data to the public Ethereum blockchain platform.


Nest rejoins Google and is no longer under Alphabet.


Weight Watchers is removing artificial ingredients and offering free memberships to teens as part of three-year growth plan.


Twitter posts first quarterly profit ever, while users were flat.


Redheads finally get emoji in update coming later this year:


CAMPAIGNS:

Ancestry UK makes a statement on Brexit:


Chile‘s crackdown on brands in childhood obesity campaign kicks mascots off cereal boxes.


MillerCoors targets Gen Z with Two Hats light beer launch and Crispin Cider Co‘s new rosé cider range.


Peloton introduces “Better Is In Us” brand platform and will offer members first-ever internationally-filmed classes streamed live from PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.


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