Posted by Dale Buss on August 30, 2012 08:54 AM
AT&T unveils flagship store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.
Amazon challenges Netflix with movie-streaming service.
Barclays names one of its own as new CEO.
Carrefour narrows loss.
Caterpillar says China growth may recover this year on government stimulus.
Chrysler sees sales of new Dodge Dart drift because of emphasis on manual transmissions.
Citigroup to settle suit connected to financial crisis for $590 million.
Daikin of Japan buys Goodman Global in U.S. air-conditioning market.
Facebook is cleared to buy Instagram by California authorities. Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on July 9, 2012 09:01 AM
PepsiCo expands into yogurt sales in the U.S. under Muller brand.
Marks & Spencer CEO's lack of fashion cred criticized as retailer overtaken by rival Next.
Valentino luxury brand in talks to be sold.
AT&T cuts ad spending.
Amazon sparks fears with "robo-pricing."
Billabong hits choppy waters.
Boeing expands new-orders lead over Airbus.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on January 27, 2012 09:03 AM
BMW recalls SUVs that could roll away when parked.
Callaway Golf launches Las Vegas stunt promotion.
Caterpillar voices optimism about global economy and earnings.
Cold Stone Creamery gets sued by franchisees.
Eastman buys specialty-chemical peer Solutia.
Ener1 files for bankruptcy.
Ford is nicked by European losses.
Google spent $2 billion on acquisitions in 2011.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on September 12, 2011 08:57 AM
America and the world grieve and reflect on tenth anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday.
Amazon gets one-year sales-tax reprieve from California legislature; displaces Apple in brand loyalty survey; and may be working on a Netflix for books.
AOL and Yahoo struggle for identity.
AT&T revamps stores for tablet push.
Coca-Cola brings PlantBottle packaging to the UK.
Facebook, Skype and YouTube head "breakaway brands" report.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on June 9, 2011 09:00 AM
BP now says Rosneft deal is really dead.
Citigroup confirms data breach.
Exxon unveils major oil and gas find in the Gulf of Mexico.
Financial Times circumvents Apple sales system with app.
L’Oreal heiress saga continues.
Nokia sees departure of chief technology officer.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on May 16, 2011 09:00 AM
Apple sees PC cannibalization by iPad drop.
AutoNation car dealer network gets thrown for a spin by Japanese car-supply problems.
Barnes & Noble hits one million Nook app downloads.
BP tries to salvage Russian deal.
Dish Network taps former Sirius head Joseph Clayton to replace founder Charlie Ergen as CEO.
Fox puts faith in Simon Cowell's The X Factor for fall prime-time schedule.
IMF head arrest in sexual-assault case roils worlds from French politics to euro zone debt.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on November 3, 2010 09:00 AM
The Republican Party won big in Tuesday’s elections, capturing a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, neutralizing the Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate, seizing a handful of key governorships and state legislatures across the country and marking the ascendancy of the Tea Party. Among other industries, the shift has big implications for the branding and marketing community.
AOL revenue drops 26% on slumping ad sales.
Apple's iPad dominated 95% of the market for tablet computers last quarter.
Bugatti launches Veyron model in India, priced at $3.6 million.
Chase partners with DreamWorks for Megamind 3D movie.
Discovery Communications notches huge gains in ad sales.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on May 17, 2010 07:30 AM
YouTube, which just turned 5, is now serving 2 billion views. Daily. It's celebrating its first five years with a user-generated tribute channel and launches 3D features in July.
Christian Louboutin launched a website, stopfakelouboutin.com, in a bid to stop counterfeiters.
OSI Pharmaceuticals is being acquired by Japan's Astellas Pharma for $4 billion in cash.
Facebook, says Fortune, is "growing like mad."
Google and Intel partner to bring the Web to Sony TVs.
Marks & Spencer seeks to be more chic, less High Street.
NBC Universal steps up branded entertainment opportunities for marketers.Continue reading...