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In the News: JPMorgan, Disney, Diet Coke and more

Posted by Dale Buss on October 3, 2014 09:31 AM


Disney retains Bob Iger as CEO for two more years and expands "Star Wars" galaxy.

Facebook tightens oversight, wins EU approval for WhatsApp purchase and reportedly eyes healthcare.

JPMorgan discloses massive data breach.

Kellogg and United Biscuits will meet over possible merger.

Coca-Cola releases second TV spot in Diet Coke "Get a Taste" campaign. Up next: Taylor Swift.


Daimler and Renault-Nissan extend manufacturing alliance as Daimler will see a UAW organizing drive in Alabama.

Denny's launches animated "Grand Slams" video series.

Exxon Mobil delays drilling in Africa due to Ebola threat.

Fiat counts on Italian styling to boost new 500X crossover.Continue reading...

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Brand News: Karl Lagerfeld, Philips, Omnicom and more

Posted by Dale Buss on September 23, 2014 09:09 AM


Apple releases new iPhone 6 TV commercials amid speculation regarding its plans for the Beats Music service.

NFL names a female CMO in PepsiCo veteran Dawn Hudson.

Karl Lagerfeld creates his own newspaper, Karl Daily, in content marketing move.

Philips spins off lighting business in corporate breakup to focus on fastergrowing healthcare markets, especially in Asia.

Omnicom forms CRM alliance with Salesforce.com and launches Instagram ads in the UK with Starbucks, Cadbury and others as CFO steps down.


Air France pilots vote to extend strike.

Atlantic City announces redevelopment plan as Revel casino group pulls plug on branded property.

AT&T and Chernin Group's Otter Media acquires Fullscreen YouTube multichannel network.

BMW hopes for high-tech halo with i8-focused campaign.

Baskin-Robbins survives frozen yogurt.

Betty Crocker cookbook app woos new generation of chefs.Continue reading...


BP Promotes Daily Deals, London 2012 Sponsorship

Posted by Sheila Shayon on September 6, 2011 03:01 PM

Here's an unexpected entrant in the daily deals fray: BP, which has launched a location-based daily deals service to reinvent the brand and dip a toe in the muddied waters of consumer engagement one year after the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

The offers, available only to consumers in the UK, are being updated on BP’s corporate website .The tagline for Today’s Offers: ‘Keeping BP’s great offers at your fingertips.’ What a difference a year makes as sales and deals strive to trump a company’s performance track record once again.Continue reading...

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In the News: Comcast, Unilever, Ford

Posted by Dale Buss on September 27, 2010 09:00 AM

In the News

Comcast and GE name Comcast COO Steve Burke as new CEO of NBC Universal, replacing Jeff Zucker after the NBCU sale to Comcast closes. 

Alberto Culver has been sold to Unilever for $3.7 billion in cash.

AIG will lose the US Treasury as a part-owner.

Apple's Ping music-based social network incorporates users' iTunes libraries.

Barnes & Noble ownership battle nears its climax.

BP pressured to restore reputation and stock price as new CEO Robert Dudley takes the reins on Friday.Continue reading...

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