Posted by Dale Buss on January 4, 2011 09:00 AM
Amazon steps up European expansion plans.
Australia floods will impact global steel industry.
Barnes & Noble sees holiday sales growth from Nook e-reader.
Borders meets with publishers to discuss the US bookseller's future.
Coca-Cola takes nuanced approach in India.
Consumer Electronics Association annual CES show prepares to open with latest tablets and more.Continue reading...
Posted by Caroline Smith on December 8, 2010 05:00 PM
Bank of America Merrill Lynch to expand its online brokerage business.
BMW poised to maintain world's #1 luxury car brand title.
Coke taps McCann for creative work in central, southern Europe.
Microsoft rumored to be opening a retail store in NYC next year.
MySpace not in talks to sell the company, CEO says.
Doubts brew about NASA’s new arsenic life.
Netflix strikes streaming deal with Disney, ABC. Continue reading...
Posted by Sheila Shayon on December 6, 2010 01:00 PM
Social networking has spawned an algorithmic cloud that measures almost all our online engagement… and now our music joins those ranks, as veteran chart-maker Billboard launches the Social 50, a weekly ranking of musicians on social networks.
MTV fave and avid tweeter Rihanna scored top spot on the magazine’s first chart, followed by Justin Beiber, Eminem, Lady Gaga and up-and-comer Nicki Minaj.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on November 29, 2010 03:00 PM
Nokia designers post YouTube videos answering users' questions (about new devices and mobile phone design in general) tweeted with a #nokiadesign hashtag.
Which brands got the most check-ins on Black Friday? Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Toys R Us and Apple. Target puchased the #blackfriday hashtag on Twitter and duly became the #1 store for Foursquare check-ins, which accounted for 25% of all check-in activity on Friday. Verizon, meanwhile, is paying for the #cybermonday hashtag on Twitter today.
NASA, the White House and PETA top a new ranking of social media savvy by public brands.Continue reading...
Posted by Caroline Smith on November 19, 2010 05:00 PM
Chevy to invest $40 million in clean energy projects.
Coca-Cola presents greatest interactive billboard of all times.
Darvon and Darvocet pulled from U.S. pharma market.
eBay joins Yahoo and Google in wooing Groupon.
The Economist comes to the iPhone & iPad.
Another publisher is out at Entertainment Weekly.
Facebook now accounts for nearly one in four pageviews in the U.S.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on November 18, 2010 06:30 PM
Airbus wants Rolls-Royce to pay up for engine woes.
Babies "R" Us introduces Lazoo!, a private-label children's lifestyle brand.
Baskin-Robbins aims to revive brand in Australia.
Chevrolet Volt picks up another car of the year award, from Green Car Journal.
China Unicom to launch own smartphone brand.
Disney will produce up to 20 ads to lobby for a Best Picture nod for Toy Story 3.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on November 4, 2010 09:00 AM
American Airlines gears up Hispanic marketing.
AOL calls its ad declines “self-inflicted.”
Apple's iPad poses challenges to brands trying to leverage it.
BHP Billiton gets slapped down by Canadian government in its bid for Potash.
Chipotle develops Asian fast-casual concept.
Delta flight attendants reject union.
Domino's Pizza intrigues with mystery stunt in Japan: hiring a temp worker for one hour for $31,000.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on October 27, 2010 08:30 AM
Acer is launching a line of tablet PCs.
Apple launches Chinese app store.
Bill Clinton, one-man Michelin star?
BMW recall may have been prompted by ABC News investigation.
BP CEO Bob Dudley vows company will remain committed to America.
British Airways expands mobile boarding to BlackBerry and Android smartphones.
Budweiser's new UK spot features giant game of pool.Continue reading...