Top 10 Stories of the week: From Planet Fitness to Paula Deen and more


Our most-read blog posts of the week:

#1 Planet Fitness Fights ‘Pintimidation’ with New Social Campaign

#2 As Food Network, Smithfield Foods Cut Ties, Paula Deen Sees Fans Rally

#3 Is This the Beginning of the End for Barnes & Noble?

#4 Pepsi and Coke Try Out Back-Handed Advertising

#5 At Cannes, Brands Find Themselves Redefining the Boundaries of Advertising

#6 Shake Shack, Five Guys Ready to Take Premium Burger Battle to UK

#7 After TODAY Interview, Paula Deen Stands to Lose More Support UPDATED

#8 Wendy’s Gets Frosty Over Trademark Suit

#9 Coke Goes Back to the Future for Some of Its Packaging—and Its Rhetoric

#10 White Castle Joins CPG, QSR Brands on Food Truck Bandwagon