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In the News: Google Buys Motorola, Wal-Mart Rises, and More...

Posted by Dale Buss on August 16, 2011 08:59 AM

American Media, publisher of National Enquirer, no longer is for sale.

Barney’s teams with Lady Gaga for holidays.

Bloomberg BusinessWeek launches global editions.

Cargill to buy Provimi and extend its reach in animal food.

Caterpillar faces increased competition from Chinese heavy-equipment makers in U.S. market.

Cathay Pacific campaign doesn’t mean “make you feel special” that way.

Dr. Scholl’s sells footwear in addition to foot care.

Estee Lauder sounds caution about consumer spending on cosmetics.

Google purchase of Motorola will heavily affect advertising industry; deal leaves BlackBerry's Research in Motion in “no-man’s land.”Continue reading...

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In the News: Harry Potter, Disney, Android and more

Posted by Dale Buss on November 18, 2010 09:00 AM

In the News

AMC expands dining options in US cinemas.

Android will conquer the iPhone and other smartphones... according to Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak.

BP's board tightens oversight of daily operations.

Carrefours to open in India, stay in Malaysia.

CNN pays tribute to Chile's freed miners.

Disney plans for e-commerce growth in India.Continue reading...

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In the News: Comcast vs DirecTV, Disney Merges, Krispy Kreme Falters

Posted by Dale Buss on November 2, 2010 09:00 AM

In the News

Cablevision maintains subscriber base in wake of Fox standoff.

Chrysler seeks bank loans before possible stock sale in 2011.

DirecTV drops Comcast's G4 channel in latest tussle between media giants.

Discovery and Oprah Winfrey reveal programming details for OWN, Winfrey's cable channel debuting Jan. 1st.

Disney merges TV distribution and home entertainment units.

Gallup pollsters expect the Republican brand to win big in U.S. elections today, while Google helps voters with voting locator.

GM terminates 500 dealers, over politicians’ objections.Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Vroom Vroom

Posted by Sara Zucker on April 13, 2010 07:58 AM

MotorWorld gives auto brands due recognition. [CNN Money]

BMW beats its competitors in the vehicle industry. [WSJ]

The National Enquirer lacks a Pulitzer Prize award. [Business Insider]

Paramount, Seagate pre-load movies on hard drives. [Reuters]

Scripps, Weight Waters, Lorillard among worst companies. [NY Times]

Companies use sports arenas for promotions. [Boston Herald]Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: A Needed Boost

Posted by Sara Zucker on March 9, 2010 07:19 AM

ABC viewership increased by 14 percent thanks to the Academy Awards. [LA Times]

Payless ShoeSource is extending its brand to include a cosmetics line. [WWD]

Online series 'Married on MySpace' has attracted a variety of advertisers. [Brandweek]

Mayor Bloomberg calls for a tax on soft drinks to be passed in New York. [Daily Mail]

Toyota stands up against declarations that its electronics are flawed. [Reuters]

A new eBay campaign promotes buying used to save the planet. [NY Times]Continue reading...

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