In the News: Yahoo, Amazon, Weight Watchers, Target & more


In the News

Yahoo‘s former CEO Carol Bartz reportedly receives $10M severance package as issues that led to her firing emerge.

Weight Watchers outperforms rivals (and medically supervised diets) in new study.

Target takes New York Fashion Week by storm with 25-foot doll to promote Missoni collaboration.

Amazon cuts deal on California taxes, plans to bring click and collect service to UK.

AOL severs ties with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington.

Apple cries foul on Chinese logo (when it should be LG); gets nod for clean, green store design; and may need a third campus in Cupertino by 2015.[more]

Dow Jones updates sustainability index, adding 41 companies and deleting 23.

Dunkin’ Brands CEO explains growth strategy.

Eddie Bauer launches kids’ collection.

Evian introduces limited edition bottles by Courreges.

Gap Inc. brings Banana Republic to RussiaGap to Vietnam and Guam.

GOP debate sees Rick Perry come under “blistering attack” by rivals.

HTC sues Apple with patents bought from Google, while iCloud Communications drops suit vs. Apple and changes name.

Hilton expands brand to Iraq, quadruples footprint in China.

J.Crew readies New York Fashion Week debut.

Lacoste asks Norwegian mass-murderer to wear another brand.

Land Rover unveils Defender concept.

Lil Wayne sets iTunes sales record.

Massmart is cautious post-Walmart acquisition.

McDonald’s to spend $1 billion on brand transformation in Canada.

O2 More offers platform passes six million customers.

President Obama expect to present $300 billion jobs package in tonight’s speech.

Quiksilver ramps up sub-brands.

Rampage unveils first campaign with Irina Shayk.

Starwood finds social marketing success.

Tesla CEO to donate $1 million to Doctors Without Borders after losing bet.

Tod’s hires Anne Hathaway for new campaign.

Toys R Us expands e-commerce business.

US travel czar Chris Perkins is America’s new CMO.

Weinstein company expands with VOD channel.

& celebrity names blocked as .xxx URLs begin.