Posted by Dale Buss on February 20, 2012 09:03 AM
Angry Birds is heading to space.
Apple threatens to sue China's Proview over iPad trademark dispute.
Boeing competes for Asia orders worth $10 billion.
Danone and Nestle work to overcome antitrust obstacles in their bids for Pfizer infant-nutrition unit.
David Yurman and other brands see uptick in sales of men's accessories.
Fiat retunes U.S. marketing after 2011 problems while erstwhile spokeswoman Jennifer Lopez turns to lots of other brand deals.
Google launches Latitude Leaderboards, puts Foursquare on notice.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on December 5, 2011 09:02 AM
Arnold Palmer re-brands for a generation who never knew the golfing legend.
Audiovox rebrands to Voxx International.
BlackBerry-maker RIM warns about profit outlook.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz race to the wire for 2011 luxury-sales crown in U.S.
Boeing takes its Dreamliner on a "world tour."
Chick-fil-A spat with t-shirt maker hits the New York Times.
Corona brings beach experience to London.Continue reading...
Posted by Mark J. Miller on August 22, 2011 12:12 PM
What happens in Vegas is, famously, supposed to stay in Vegas. But some things are just too big to escape the eyes of the outside world, such as MGM Resorts International’s Harmon Building.
The never-opened condo/hotel on the Vegas Strip is part of the $9 billion CityCenter project and was designed by architect Norman Foster, the fella Apple has hired to create its new Apple City in Cupertino.
Foster’s vision here didn’t quite work out, apparently. The project has been “riddled with construction engineering problems,” according to the Wall Street Journal, and MGM would like to simply implode the thing, marking the first time such a huge unused building has suffered such a fate on the Strip if it were to happen.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on January 11, 2011 07:00 PM
Almost nine months after the the massive oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a White House panel faulted BP and contractors, and called for a dramatic overhaul of the way the U.S. regulates off shore drilling.
GM CMO Joel Ewanick signs 2012 Olympic ad deal with NBC, becoming one of only two automakers (with BMW) at the London summer Olympics.
Credit Suisse plans to launch a stock market for long-term investors.
ESPN to see more love from advertisers in 2011.
Facebook paid $8.5M to acquire fb.com from the American Farm Bureau.
Glock pistol sales jump in wake of Arizona massacre.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on August 4, 2010 09:00 AM
AT&T backs BlackBerry in the next round of the smartphone race: an "iPhone killer" dubbed the BlackBerry Torch, in a collaboration outlined in the video above. Meanwhile, RIM deals with increasing pressures for BlackBerry devices from governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates over its encrypted information.
Barnes & Noble puts itself on the block, pressured by shareholders who believe management isn’t coping with erosion by digital books.
BP achieves “static kill” of the well in the Gulf of Mexico, a significant milestone in its efforts to seal the well permanently.
CBS, P&G, Toyota and more after the jump.Continue reading...