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 18, 2010 09:00 AM
AMC expands dining options in US cinemas.
Android will conquer the iPhone and other smartphones... according to Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak.
BP's board tightens oversight of daily operations.
Carrefours to open in India, stay in Malaysia.
CNN pays tribute to Chile's freed miners.
Disney plans for e-commerce growth in India.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on November 12, 2010 09:10 AM
Apple, Procter & Gamble and Unilever are among brand leaders in the next digital generation of customer engagement, a Capgemini study says.
Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton rank as the most attractive luxury brands to Chinese consumers, a new study says.
Chase rolls out holiday promos.
Google expands product ads in search.
Honest Tea still prefers guerrilla marketing.
Kellogg plans launch of more low-cost products in India.
Lenovo to launch LePad tablet.
L’Oreal emphasizes digital and CSR in “new era.”Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on October 26, 2010 09:00 AM
A&W debuts first value menu.
Amazon launches Windowshop, an iPad shopping app.
Berkshire Hathaway leans toward a potential successor to legendary investor Warren Buffett.
BP defends Gulf oil-spill response.
Burger King is bringing its value menu to the UK.
Cebu Air (of dancing cabin crew fame) soars on its IPO today.Continue reading...
Posted by Barry Silverstein on October 1, 2010 01:00 PM
While some auto dealers may not stand a ghost of a chance of moving cars off their lots this fall, Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes, the CEO of BMW's Rolls-Royce division, isn't worried.
He tells Dow Jones that the ultra-luxury Ghost model, which sells for about $250,000, is attracting affluent customers to Rolls-Royce, and that "eighty percent of customers buying the Ghost are new to the brand." He says, "the customers are returning to the luxury car segment."Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on October 1, 2010 09:00 AM
BMW issues safety recall for power-braking problems in 5, 6 and 7 Series vehicles worldwide.
BP pledges Gulf of Mexico oil fields to spill fund as new CEO Bob Dudley talks up "fast evolution, not revolution."
Chevrolet plans to use the Major League Baseball World Series this month to launch adds for its new Volt extended-range hybrid.
Dow Jones Industrial Average surges by more than 10% during the third quarter, a glimmer of economic cheer.
Emirates Telecommunications offers to buy 46% of Kuwait’s Mobile Telecommunications, potentially one of the biggest EMEA deals in recent years.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on September 29, 2010 09:00 AM
AIG faces break-up with US Treasury.
AOL shifts emphasis with three acquisitions yesterday: TechCruch, 5min and Brizzly app-maker Thing Labs.
Borders will open 25 temporary stores for the holidays.
BP's incoming CEO Bob Dudley shakes up top management, creates new safety division.
British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia sign $7 billion pact.
Dell is launching a 7-inch tablet.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on August 26, 2010 07:00 PM
* RIM falls to 17-month low as India's BlackBerry ban looms; suggests forum to resolve standoff.
* HP tops Dell's bid for 3Par again, this time offering $1.8 billion.
* Toyota and GM are recalling 1.3 million vehicles, impacting GM's Pontiac Vibe and Toyota Corolla and Matrix models.
* Google is testing real-time search - here's the link.
* All Nippon Airways is now Japan's top carrier, knocking JAL to #1.Continue reading...