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Brand News: Starbucks, Medtronic, Univision and more

Posted by Shirley Brady on June 16, 2014 08:48 AM

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Starbucks makes a bold commitment to education with College Achievement Plan for employees.

Medtronic buys Covidien for $42.9 billion and renounces US tax status.

Univision is for sale for $20 billion.

Amazon is expected to unveil its own smartphone this week.

Ben & Jerry's goes GMO-free.

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Adobe returns to US TV after decade break with latest spot.

Alibaba struggles with US branding ahead of IPO.

Cannes Lions festival gets underway with no Grand Prix for pharma.

Casey Kasem, voice of Top 40 radio, dies at 82.

Comcast seeks to replace GE name atop 30 Rock.Continue reading...

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In the News: 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Susan G. Komen Foundation and more

Posted by Dale Buss on June 18, 2013 09:27 AM

In the News

7-Eleven franchisees are accused by feds in immigrant exploitation scheme.

Starbucks to start displaying calorie counts on menus later this month.

Susan G. Komen Foundation names new CEO. 

3M adds new products to its healthcare line. 

AOL nears profitability in Patch bet on local news.

AT&T introduces solar-powered charging stations.

Boeing signs customers for stretch 787, Airbus also gets order for A380 and Embraer gets big launch order for jets from SkyWest.

Cheesecake Factory returns to growth mode.

Chrysler sees key deadline near in Jeep-recall dispute with US government.Continue reading...

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In the News: Amazon, Disney, Unilever & more

Posted by Dale Buss on April 11, 2012 08:52 AM

AIG plunges back into U.S. real-estate investing.

Alcoa posts surprise profit after aluminum orders climb.

Amazon adds in-app purchases to woo developers away from Apple.

BJ's Wholesale Club grows locally produced program.

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn quits amid "personal-conduct" probe.

Coty explores U.S. IPO potential.

Cracker Barrel adopts poison pill.

Denny's rolls up Millennial views with "Always Open" web series. Continue reading...

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In the News: Kraft, Sears, J. Crew & more

Posted by Dale Buss on August 4, 2011 09:00 AM

In the News

Accenture drives social business adoption through gamification.

Amazon battles U.S. states over taxes.

Bally expands to India.

Banco Popular expands rebranding to Popular Inc.

Canada sees online ad revenue exceed print for the first time.

Cargill recalls 36 million pounds of turkey products.

CNN finds host Piers Morgan coming under parliamentary pressure and accusations by Heather Mills over hacking.

Coca-Cola joins brands testing cloud-based in-text social advertising.

comScore acquires analytics firm AdXpose.

Dunkin' Donuts rolls out Keurig single-serve cups, with Starbucks to follow.Continue reading...

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In the News: Groupon, BofA, Square & more

Posted by Dale Buss on June 29, 2011 09:00 AM

In the News

Bank of America agrees to mortgage settlement.

Campbell Soup exits Russian market.

Caribou Coffee eyes expansion beyond Midwest US.

Chrysler loses bid to prevent retailer from selling “Imported from Detroit” merchandise.

Ford says Europe’s debt woes cloud market’s auto outlook.

Groupon cedes market share to LivingSocial.Continue reading...

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In the News: IBM, Oprah, Lady Gaga & more

Posted by Shirley Brady on May 23, 2011 09:00 AM

In the News

Amazon "gives away" Lady Gaga's new album for 99 cents.

AOL shuts down India portal.

Apple rumored to be planning a store in NYC's Grand Central and a curved glass iPhone.

Barnes & Noble's Nook "crushes" Amazon's Kindle in the glossy magazine department.

Cisco accused of aiding Chinese crackdown on dissidents.

Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean 4 scores fourth biggest global weekend opening.

Ellen DeGeneres boycotts Twitpic in wake of Twitter app's photo agency deal. 

Ford plans in-car driver health monitoring with Medtronic.

Foursquare and Groupon reportedly in partnership talks.Continue reading...

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