Posted by Dale Buss on September 12, 2012 09:03 AM
Apple iPhone 5 launch today could reheat European carriers' price war, as other tech companies weigh the implications.
Acer to introduce smartphone using operating system by Alibaba.
Amazon cuts shipping times by building more warehouses.
Chesapeake Energy sells $6.9 billion in assets.
Digital Domain, Hollywood's hologram maker, files for bankruptcy.
Dish Network returns Glenn Beck to US TV.
Ford seems likely to pick North American chief Mark Fields to succeed CEO Alan Mulally.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on July 17, 2012 09:01 AM
AT&T slashes price of Lumia smartphone.
Aereo online-TV service expands in U.S.
Bank of England chief denies New York Fed chief gave warning on rate-rigging.
Richard Branson considers bid for Virgin Records.
Coca-Cola beats estimates with international sales up 5%.
Famous Dave's expands beyond U.S..
GM likely to retain Opel brand despite brand's woes.
Gap eyes Lululemon's Athletica stores with its own Athleta store openings.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on August 11, 2011 09:00 AM
The U.K. considers social media clampdown as Prime Minister David Cameron admits police misread rioters and promises "swift justice" in House of Commons speech.
American Airlines revives plans for American Eagle spinoff.
AOL authorizes $250 million stock buyback program.
British Airways embarks on employee engagement program and digital recruitment.
Cisco sees results from John Chambers' strategic turnaround.
Coca-Cola launches "Future Flames" integrated London 2012 Olympics campaign in U.K.
Gawker's Gizmodo site won't face charges in iPhone 4 case.Continue reading...
Posted by Sheila Shayon on June 8, 2011 04:00 PM
Diapers.com is spinning off to address the “other baby” in the family — the family pet.
Wag.com is being launched by Amazon's Quidsi e-commerce division as a companion site to Diapers.com and Soap.com (and rival to PetSmart, Petco and other pet e-tailers), selling products ranging from dog food to hamster cages.
The Wag.com e-commerce brand, which is still in pre-launch mode, promises a 365-day return policy and free two-day shipping within the US on orders over $49. The site has already launched a Facebook and Twitter feed.
When Amazon launches a pet e-commerce site, it's a solid indicator that the pets market is booming.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 25, 2011 06:15 PM
Carl's Jr. taps Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Olivia Munn for a cameo, above.
Below, new spots from Newcastle Ale, Lady Gaga, ING Direct, MSNBC and more.Continue reading...
Posted by Stephanie Startz on October 21, 2009 09:30 AM
Disney close to unveiling new technology intended to replace the DVD. [WSJ]
Brand loyalty in auto sales sinks to 20%. [NY Times]
Yahoo ad sales decline, but profit triples. [NY Times]
After three consecutive down quarters, Morgan Stanley returns to a profit. [NY Times]
Starbucks, Microsoft are the brands best utilizing social media. [Warc]
US retail chain Anthropologie opens first UK store in London. [Telegraph]
Cadbury sales increase puts pressure on Kraft bid. [Times of London]
(More headlines: Martha Stewart pet-care, Oprah and Sarah Palin, Toyota's hybrid.)Continue reading...