In the News: PepsiCo, M&S, Valentino and more


In the News

PepsiCo expands into yogurt sales in the U.S. under Muller brand.

Marks & Spencer CEO’s lack of fashion cred criticized as retailer overtaken by rival Next.

Valentino luxury brand in talks to be sold.

AT&T cuts ad spending.

Amazon sparks fears with “robo-pricing.”

Billabong hits choppy waters.

Boeing expands new-orders lead over Airbus.[more]

CKE Restaurants to phase out cramped pig crates for pork supplies for its Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains.

Comcast nears deal to sell A&E stake.

Comedy Central establishes merchandising division.

Duke Energy sees CEO seize the spotlight again.

ESPN plans to sell more political ads.

Facebook advertising mainly a vehicle for building brand awareness, new survey says.

Hugo Boss signs actor Chow Yun-Fat as first Asian brand ambassador.

Mercedes-Benz tops new dealership-experience survey.

Random House sees Fifty Shades trilogy near new sales milestone.

RIM deterioration and delay in new BlackBerry 10 could spark shareholder lawsuits.

Roger Federer regains world #1 title with Wimbledon men.

Samsung wins U.K. infringement ruling against Apple.

Taco Bell and other chains serve soft drinks for breakfast.

Tesco seeks winning formula in U.K. stores.

WellPoint to buy Amerigroup to expand in Medicaid.

Yahoo and Facebook settle patent litigation as Hulu CEO pulls out of consideration for Yahoo CEO job.

Zipcar leverages data to fuel explosive growth.