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Brand News: McDonald's, Uber, Walgreen and more

Posted by Dale Buss on August 20, 2014 09:31 AM

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McDonald's in Ferguson, Mo., becomes headquarters of protest coverage as brand names first US VP of digital, rolls out bagged McCafe coffee with Kraft across US, and sets to offer mandarin oranges.

Uber hires former Obama campaign chief as lobbyist and tests delivery service in D.C.

Staples accelerates turnaround actions as sales continue to fall.

Walgreen shakes up executive ranks after projection was off by $1 billion.

Petsmart explores possible sale.

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AirAsia takes advantage while Malaysia Airlines wallows in tragedies.

Apple soars to stock record amid optimism about upcoming products.

Audi airs Emmys promo that's heavy on celebrity cameos (at top).

Boeing may boost production of its bestselling 737.

Brita recalls thousands of child water bottles.Continue reading...

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Oprah on her OWN

Posted by Shirley Brady on June 7, 2011 09:30 AM

Now that she has more time, Oprah Winfrey has taped a new promo for co-OWNer Discovery touting its original programming and OWN HD. Winfrey, who will be honored at the upcoming Daytime Emmys, will have a Chicago street named after her (when the paperwork's filed). She's also being credited for boosting travel to Australia with her Down Under specials earlier this year.

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Brands to Watch: Goldman, Groupon, Benetton & more

Posted by Shirley Brady on June 2, 2011 06:00 PM

Brands to Watch

Andre Agassi expands commitment to charter schools.

Apple signs deal with Universal Music Group and other publishers for iCloud.

AT&T Wireless CEO "not happy" with US network.

Benetton refreshes visual branding.

Citigroup shuts down $400M hedge fund in wake of new regulations.

Denny's all-you-can-eat pancakes inspires teen marathon.

Disney, looking up at the cloud, relaunches Disney.com to offer TV and film titles.Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Learning To Cope Edition

Posted by Stephanie Startz on September 21, 2009 09:08 AM

Starbucks admits mistakes in UK, where uniform store design has provoked an anti-homogenization backlash, and announces another brand overhaul. [Telegraph]

Mad Men, 30 Rock top US television's Emmys. [LA Times]

Interbrand's Best Global Brands 2009 shows recession's impact, especially on finance and automotive. [NY Times]

Yahoo! prepares to announce new ad campaign Tuesday, putting the "Y" in "You." [paidContent]

Disney, Marvel encounter copyright challenge from heirs of "X-Men" and "Fantastic Four" creator Jack Kirby. [NY Times]

Katie Couric rides out rumors and skepticism at CBS Evening News, announces new web series, "@katiecouric." [NY Times]

(More headlines: Kraft-Cadbury, Boden, hybrid TV from BBC)Continue reading...

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