Headline Roundup: Motor City


Bloomberg LP wants to be the “world’s most influential news organization.” [NY Times]

NBCU encounters slow ad sales for Winter Olympics. [BrandWeek]

Underdog Palm fights for market share. [NY Times]

GM to begin paying back US government loan by year’s end. [WSJ]

Auto industry still has many brands to shed. [WSJ]

A bright spot for ailing GM: China. [WSJ]

Chrysler wants “brand salons” in showrooms. [Auto News]

Time Inc. “Selling Detroit” project enlists journalists and ad agencies. [NY Times]

H&M reports unexpected sales drop. [WSJ]

The bulls are running at UBS. [WSJ]

(More headlines: Asos, Crucell, Megan Fox.)[more]

International sales boost Asos sales by 46%. [Times of London]

Crucell launches global brand. [CNNMoney]

JPMorgan will purchase remaining Cazenove shares. [FT]

John Lewis stores gain is 6% ahead of forecasts. [FT]

How the Megan Fox brand was created, then tweaked. [NY Times]