Pepsi returns to musical roots in spots for tonight's debut of The X Factor on Fox, while the UK version of the show copes with criticism over treatment of contestant. Meanwhile, analysts say that PepsiCo shareholders could reap big gains if the company executes a strategic split-up.
SABMiller gets Foster's to accede to a deal.
Burger King's post-King advertising clicks with consumers.
AOL needs Patch to turn a profit.
Apple schedules Oct. 4th press conference, presumably for iPhone 5 reveal.
CBS scores huge ratings for first episode of Two and a Half Men with Ashton Kutcher, including setting a Canadian TV record.
Chipotle sees strong growth potential from ShopHouse Asian eateries.
Chrysler seeks to keep lid on UAW pay through 2019.
Facebook credits system accelerates revenue contributions as user page redesign goes live.
Fiat expects to break even in Europe within three years.
Full Tilt Poker web site cheated users, feds say.
Gibson Guitar raid strikes sour note in Congress.
Google gears up for attack by grumbling rivals on Capitol Hill.
Hearst reduces frequency of Harper's Bazaar.
HP's board may move to oust CEO and hire former eBay head Meg Whitman.
Kanye West's upcoming Paris Fashion Week collection stirs rumor mill.
Miami Marlins sport a new logo.
Microsoft moves closer to coverged TV/gaming with Xbox 360.
NBC needs time to move up the TV-ratings charts again, exec says.
Netflix copes with Qwikster fallout, signs streaming deal with Discovery.
New York's Chinatown seeks to revamp image.
News Ltd. arm of News Corp. looks to rebrand, as US hacking investigation reportedly expands to bribery.
Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn signals rising pressures from yen's strength.
Mercedes-Benz plans to make this the "Mercedes decade" while Volkswagen intends to invest heavily in brands in bid for global sales lead.
Nokia gets creative for Social Media Week.
Russell Simmons aims to launch TV network with diversity at core.
Sam's Club gives birth to private-label baby-care brand.
Samsung plans to open software to outside developers.
Solyndra executives plan to plead the Fifth.
Swatch sours on partnerships post-Tiffany breakdown.
Twitter chases political advertising.
UBS focuses on how to emerge from rogue-trader scandal.
Unilever CMO Keith Weed sees sustainability as key goal.
Walgreens chooses solar vendor.
Zipcar breaks humorous Facebook-based campaign.
& Canadian tech firm unveils first tablet for babies.