Apple flirts with first trillion-dollar valuation for a company as iPhone 5 first weekend sales top five million and Apple tops YouTube and Aston Martin as "coolest UK brand." Apple also halted production at Foxconn factory after mass brawl, and seen hogging new iPhone for its own stores. Its legal team has also asked CA judge to boost award from Samsung.
Alfa Romeo plots return to USA, with Chrysler helping Fiat.
American Airlines racks up flight delays and cancellations.
Applebee's reboots its marketing with inflatable dolls.
Boeing struggles with makeover of 777.
Conde Nast launches French Vanity Fair into economic headwinds and skepticism.
Darden Restaurants outlines new menu and marketing moves to boost sales at Olive Garden and Red Lobster.
EuroRSCG killed off in Havas rebranding.
Gatorade fields a mostly female marketing team.
GE launches global mining business.
Gillette seeks improvement in its stalled market share.
Groupon mulls job cuts because it must streamline.
Honda seeks to double auto sales in next five years.
Intel Inside ignites mobile branding war.
Kellogg deals to expand snack business in China.
Lennar results partly reflect stronger home-building.
Lincoln overhauls dealer promotions to prepare for brand revival.
Ocean Spray introduces reduced-sugar Craisins.
Ritz tops ranking of best-perceived snacks in U.S.
Saucony takes on Nike with running app.
Starbucks says worst is over in Europe.
Subaru uses Google ruse to snare shoppers for rival Honda model.
UPS struggles to persuade European antitrust regulators on TNT acquisition.
Under Armour still trying to figure out women's market.
Universal gets European approval for EMI merger but must sell some treasured labels.
Village Voice spins off controversial sex website.
VW seeks 10 percent boost in advertising budget.
Walmart move against Amazon just one sign of retail battle over tablets.