Posted by Shirley Brady on February 18, 2013 05:31 PM
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Costco CEO addresses Tiffany suit for alleged trademark infringement in all-company email (exclusive).
Starbucks expands India footprint to seven stores as company tests video chat drive-through ordering and expands Starbucks Evenings concept to Washington's Dulles airport.
Carnival cruiseship fire blamed on fuel line leak.
China vows to crack down on "malicious" trademark registrations.
Disney's Hong Kong Disneyland theme park finally turns a profit thanks to Toy Story attraction.
Amway quietly builds brands and racks up sales.
BP prepares to go to court over Gulf spill.Continue reading...
sports in the spotlight
Posted by Mark J. Miller on September 12, 2011 11:01 AM
The next time an Amway salesperson comes to your door selling vitamins, cosmetics, and cleaning supplies, take a closer look. It could be a member of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings.
Well, OK, team captain Niklas Lidstrom isn’t going to show up at your door with a bagful of products, but the Wings have made a deal with the Michigan-based company to be its “presenting sponsor,” according to the Associated Press. In fact, Amway is the 11-time NHL champions' first ever sponsor.
This (admittedly odd) new arrangement expands on a deal the two sides struck last year to feature the Amway logo on practice jerseys and pucks, the AP notes, adding that the new agreement “calls for Amway branding to be used throughout Joe Louis Arena and Amway to sponsor team social media activities and events.”Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on December 6, 2010 09:00 AM
Amway signs former NFL Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner.
AOL is mulling a breakup, Reuters hears, followed by a merger with Yahoo.
Borders weighs hedge fund backing of takeover attempt of Barnes & Noble.
China Dandang aims to be mainland's Amazon with US IPO this week.
Cigna faces class-action suit by employees over pensions under ERISA.
Disney tops weekend box office with Tangled.Continue reading...