Posted by Barry Silverstein on July 29, 2010 06:00 PM
It seems as if hotels have figured out at least one way to work around a challenging travel market -- create distinct brands that offer something different.
A North American hotel customer satisfaction report just released by J.D. Power and Associates shows that, over the past year, travelers are happier when they stay in newer boutique hotels as opposed to traditional branded hotels.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on June 7, 2010 12:45 PM
Goldman Sachs, subpoenaed today by U.S. financial crisis panel, also reportedly preparing BP for the possibility of a takeover bid.
AT&T offers early upgrades ahead of new iPhone availability, raises eyebrows.
Chrysler recalls nearly 600,000 Jeep Wranglers and minivans.
Countrywide settles FTC charges for $108 million.
GM offers incentives on used vehicles.Continue reading...
Posted by Stephanie Startz on January 12, 2010 08:03 AM
Fiat denies rumors of Alfa Romeo sale, reinforces stakes for brand in 2010. [NY Times]
"Google" declared word of the decade. [WSJ]
Toyota to expand Prius brand. [CNNMoney]
Tesco beats Christmas sales expectations. [WSJ]
Intel, Microsoft creating interactive digital ads. [WSJ]
Coca-Cola focuses on low-income consumers in India. [Warc]Continue reading...
close of business
Posted by Stephanie Startz on November 11, 2009 05:59 PM
Motorola wants to focus on mobile phones, sell off other divisions. [Daily Finance]
Apple knocks Nokia out of top spot in mobile phone profits. [CNET]
Twitter redesign allows brands more ubiquity. [Econsultancy]
Not willing to share profits, Samsung develops operating system. [BrandFreak]
Hyatt's Andaz brand gains momentum, press. [Informed Traveler]