Posted by Dale Buss on April 3, 2013 09:01 AM
JCPenney slashes CEO Ron Johnson's pay, woos fashionistas with store-in-store bijoux bars.
Facebook dispute over Timeline trademark will go to jury trial; faces questions about new smartphone.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk will personally guarantee car buyback values as company introduces leasing.
A&W introduces Mini Polar Swirls via Vine.
Angelina Jolie opens school in Afghanistan funded by her jewelry collection.
Apple begins production of refreshed iPhone this quarter.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 6, 2011 05:30 PM
• CNN looks at advertising on airport bathroom mirrors (best read while listening to above).
• We missed Charlie Sheen's Ustream debut Saturday night (which was panned) be see that he was skewered on SNL (with Lindsay Lohan), planning branded merchandise and being wooed by the producer of AMC's hit Walking Dead series.
• We also see that ... AmEx is teaming up with Foursquare ... Angry Birds will integrate with Facebook next month ... CBS and Turner feature Kings of Leon in March Madness campaign ... and some classic ad icons are getting a makeover.
More weekend headlines:Continue reading...
Posted by Stephanie Startz on October 12, 2009 08:00 AM
After Cadillac solicits ideas from agencies, current shop resigns account. [WSJ]
Analysts see lagging growth in Cadbury's sales. [Times of London]
Nobel Peace Prize boosts Obama, America's brand. [FT]
Luxury brands rush to satiate consumer demand in China. [FT]
Carrefour strives to regain footing, focusing on lower prices. [WSJ]
Barnes & Noble to announce e-reader next week. [WSJ]
"This Is It," new/old Michael Jackson song, out today. [Idolator]
Stars Miley Cyrus and Courtney Love exit Twitter. [LA Times]
Motorola builds buzz for Android phones on social media sites. [Chicago Tribune]
(More headlines: Facebook, Forrester's Brand Advocates, TeenNick.)Continue reading...
close of business
Posted by Stephanie Startz on September 11, 2009 07:58 PM
MTV sells branding rights to award categories in the Video Music Awards. Pepsi purchases rights to the "Best Performance in a Pepsi Rock Band Video Award" awarded to the winner of the "Rock Band" video game contest. [AdAge
50 Cent to change his name? Rumors on the heels of new book, album and body spray. [Rap Basement
Rebrand fail? Comparisons are being drawn between the new iVillage logo and Chick-fil-A. [Business Insider
The new Foursquare iPhone App comes a week after their $1.35 million seed round. New features increase usability and social layer. [TechCrunch
Courtney Love expresses her displeasure at Activision's use of Kurt Cobains image in "Guitar Hero 5." [Portfolio