Posted by Dale Buss on January 19, 2011 09:00 AM
Apple hopes to come up with more hits without Steve Jobs.
Boeing will begin delivering the 787 Dreamliner in Q3.
Chrysler boosts Jeep's marketing mileage.
Citigroup to name John Havens as president and COO.
Coca-Cola, Danone and Nike rank high among consumers in emerging markets in Credit Suisse study.
Fox premieres revamped American Idol, featuring rocker Steven Tyler, tonight.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on January 14, 2011 05:00 PM
Bing and Kinect will be in the spotlight as part of Microsoft's ad buy during the Golden Globes.
Charlie Chaplin copyright issue affects 10-year-old's fundraiser.
Republican party chairman contender Michael Steele drops out as Reince Priebus is named.
BP boosts holdings in Russia, swapping $7.8 billion in stock for a 9.5% stake in state-owned Rosneft firm.
Facebook pitches UK advertisers with first summit.
First Direct claims its iPhone app is first transactional banking app.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on January 12, 2011 06:15 PM
AP settles copyright suit against Obama "Hope" poster artist Shepard Fairey.
Apple shares hit all-time high.
Burger King tests first stuffed hamburger.
Chrysler reports global sales increase.
Conan O'Brien says he's happy with life, ratings post-NBC.
Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav shakes up US network execs, promoting Eileen O'Neill to run TLC and Discovery Channel.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on January 7, 2011 02:00 PM
We all should have been listening to Magnum PI — er, Tom Selleck — in the early 1990s. It seems the mustachioed heartthrob's ads for AT&T could not have been more right about the future.
Also in Brand Bites this week: zombies, bananas, and minivans — oh my!Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on December 16, 2010 06:00 PM
Apple opens new Mac software store, enables peer-to-peer app sharing.
BlackBerry parent RIM beats analyst estimates.
Canada Goose challenged by knock-offs.
Chevron and BP named in latest WikiLeaks cables.
CNN bids adieu to Larry King, pads schedule until Piers Morgan debut.
Dramamine brand sold by J&J for $76 million.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on December 9, 2010 05:30 PM
Apple's iPhone displaces Samsung on home turf of Korea.
Chevron boosts spending by 20%.
eBay may be liable in Europe for L'Oreal trademark breaches.
J&J recalls Rolaids over particle fears.
MasterCard acquires prepaid card business.
Pfizer (and its $10 million richer outgoing CEO) dragged through WikiLeaks muckraking, as US probes cyberattacks.
Twitter grew by more than 100M new accounts this year, as announced in a microsite; 8% of online Americans use Twitter, adds Pew.
Posted by Dale Buss on December 8, 2010 09:00 AM
Apple CEO Steve Jobs is named "CEO of the Decade" by MarketWatch, with Ford CEO Alan Mulally named "CEO of the Year."
BMW reports highest global sales growth so far this year.
Cheesecake Factory inks credit line for expansion next year.
CNN says Parker Spitzer talk show keeps rising amid the tensions.
Fortune Brands splits into three companies: spirits (Jim Beam, Canadian Club), home (Moen faucets) and a golf business.
Hyundai signs extended global FIFA World Cup sponsorship deal.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on November 23, 2010 09:00 AM
Apple announces Black Friday sale.
BP's $2 billion Gulf compensation fund fails to quell critics.
Citi launches "financial capability" site to educate consumers.
Coty is buying Philosophy, one of of Oprah's "Ultimate Favorite Things" brands.
Disney's video games chief steps down.
Gawker forced to remove Sarah Palin book excerpts.
GM plans 100-dealer network for Baojun in China.Continue reading...