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In the News: American Airlines, Apple, Herbalife, PBS and more

Posted by Dale Buss on February 8, 2013 09:07 AM

Airbus may change battery system in its 350 aircraft to avoid problems faced by Boeing.

American Airlines stands to gain vast route network in looming merger with United Airways.

Apple faces battle over proposed preferred stock.

Michael Bloomberg builds empire in U.K.

Boeing Dreamliner fire was caused by battery short, investigation finds, as Poland's LOT finds bet on the aircraft turning dicey.

Bud Light Platinum presents Justin Timberlake as its new face.

Conan O'Brien and late-night competitors try bigger stunts to hold on to fans.

Daimler sees flat earnings this year as Europe and China mar results.Continue reading...

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In the News: American Airlines, Groupon, News Corp. & more

Posted by Dale Buss on November 29, 2011 09:01 AM

In the News

Apple's environmental impact concerns China.

AT&T has an 11th hour plan to salvage T-Mobile deal and win over reluctant FCC.

American Airlines parent AMR files for bankruptcy protection to restructure debt as talks with pilots end.

American Express launches $20-million giveaway to spur online sales.

BSkyB holds annual meeting as James Murdoch survives investor vote; singer Charlotte Church alleges coverage trade-off for singing at Rupert Murdoch's wedding; and The Guardian reports broadening of News Corp. hacking scandal to include a North Ireland government minister.

Chevrolet gives three-day Sonic test drives to Klout leaders.

Cyber Monday sales come in 15-20 percent higher than a year ago.

Facebook targets $10 billion IPO for spring that would value social network at $100B.

Groupon shares plummet post-IPO.Continue reading...

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In the News: Exxon Fights, Honda Switches, Standard & Poor's Squeezed

Posted by Dale Buss on August 18, 2011 09:00 AM

Abercrombie & Fitch "Situation" is mulled.

Exxon fights with U.S. government over control of big oil find.

Facebook stiffens defense against man alleging part ownership.

Honda names former Chrysler exec to run its marketing in shakeup.

IBM announces chip that acts more like the human brain.

Kimberly-Clark faces tricky positioning with female-incontinence product.

Kraft and Sara Lee battle over Oscar Mayer and Ballpark weiner claims.Continue reading...

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Brands in the news: BJ's, Boeing, Campbell, Cisco and more

Posted by Dale Buss on November 11, 2010 09:15 AM

In the News

BJ’s Wholesale Club may be looking to sell, report says.

Boeing copes with delivery implications of fire in 787 Dreamliner.

Campbell shaves its outlook for 2011.

Cisco notes order slippage.

Ford hauls out fuel-economy message about its F-150 trucks. Meanwhile, study shows that Ford is the auto brand that generates the most word-of-mouth among American consumers.

Lou Dobbs makes successful border crossing to Fox Business Network.

General Electric plans major investments in China.

Google battles to keep talent.Continue reading...

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