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Headline Roundup: Retail Madness

Posted by Sara Zucker on March 29, 2010 07:29 AM

eBay adds a 'sample sale' feature to its auction website. [WSJ]

Apple stock can not keep up with preorders for the iPad. [CNN Money]

Wonder wants to convince consumers of its bread's nutrition. [Brandweek]

Don't expect $1 fast food items to disappear just yet. [Daily Finance]

The addition of 3-D in films has delivered mixed reviews. [LA Times]

Many brands are looking to get healthier, from the inside. [NY Times]Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Beautify Yourself

Posted by Sara Zucker on March 26, 2010 05:49 AM

Duane Reade's new beauty section will be stocked with upscale brands. [WSJ]

Beauty product sales were down but skincare lines did well in 2009. [WWD]

L.L.Bean launched its Signature collection, but consumers aren't impressed. [Wallet Pop]

DreamWorks promises 3-D animated movies from now on. [Businessweek]

Puma teamed up with Droga5 on a visually stimulating smartphone. [BrandFreak]

Microsoft tries to show up Google by revamping its Bing search engine. [LA Times]Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Click To Buy

Posted by Sara Zucker on March 16, 2010 05:55 AM

Luxury brand Cartier will finally open an online store for American shoppers. [WWD]

PayPal's new app allows for money transfers via smartphone. [TechCrunch]

Designers are trying harder to appeal to consumers rather than create trends. [NY Times]

A Burger King new promotion puts consumers' mugs on sandwich wrappers. [BrandFreak]

Phillips-van Heusen spent $3 billion to acquire the Tommy Hilfiger company. [NY Times]

Sports channel Versus is back on the air thanks to a Comcast-DirecTV deal. [LA Times]Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Branding Together

Posted by Sara Zucker on March 12, 2010 08:07 AM

Microsoft's Bing search engine will appear on Motorola smartphones. [AP]

Apple will launch a multi-tasking platform for the iPhone by this summer. [Big Money]

Disney would rather stick with established characters than create new ones. [WSJ]

The latest innovation in caffeine and chocolate is inhalable. [Boston Herald]

Geico employees groove to Warren Buffett in a new commercial. [BrandFreak]

Video game sales were down by 15 percent in the U.S. last month. [LA Times]Continue reading...

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Around The Web: Open Your Wallets

Posted by Sara Zucker on January 27, 2010 06:38 PM

eHarmony settles its same-sex lawsuit for $2 million, admits no wrong-doing. [Reuters]

Netflix's side project, Roku, hopes to raise $30 million in private funding. [Bloomberg]

King Kong ride rejoins Universal Studies in 3-D. [LA Times]

Converse, Nascar, Carhartt, and PepsiCo team up for the Midem music conference. [Adweek]

iPad hype boosts apple stock by 2.9% pre-announcement. [Detroit Free Press]

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Headline Roundup: Merry Profits

Posted by Stephanie Startz on December 28, 2009 09:03 AM

Will Apple release the iSlate, the tablet computer, in early January? [Telegraph]

Avatar tops the box office in its second week. [WSJ]

Brands sell love first, products second. [NY Times]

IndyMac returns under OneWest, doubling branches. [WSJ]

Awkward timing for a new book by Tiger Woods. [NY Times]

2010 predictions see more brands dissolving. [WSJ]Continue reading...

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