In the News: Alibaba, Burberry, Hyundai and more



Alibaba revenues rise 54 percent in first earnings report as public company.

Apple and Google overcome differences for Disney Movies Anywhere partnership.

Burberry unveils Romeo Beckham as star of holiday ad campaign.

Hyundai and Kia are sanctioned with $350 million U.S. fine for misleading fuel-economy claims.

Emirates Airlines drops out as FIFA sponsor. [more]


Amazon extends Prime VIP pass to other sites.

American Eagle sees sales rise after it stops airbrushing models.

Cabela’s adds line by country-singing star Luke Bryan.

Carnival wants to make onboard Wi-Fi worth the high price.

Discovery viewership for Nik Wallenda stunt is called disappointing.

GM still needs to repair lots of its recalled cars.

Google renews efforts to catch Amazon in cloud.

Tony Hawk sees media empire grow.

HBO Game of Thrones beer licensing deal sees new brew.

IKEA Canada tests in-store shoppers and eyes smaller stores.

McDonald’s flirts with trademarks for lovin’ and hatin’ slogan variations.

Newell Rubbermaid details global ambitions.

Nissan sees profits rise as US sales offset China slowdown.

Pizza Hut names new global CEO.

Samsung restructures US marketing team as mobile division falters.

Scotiabank axes 1,500 jobs, two-thirds of them in Canada.

Snapchat discusses new ad unit that’s similar to live TV.

Spirit Airlines hates on itself” and other airlines.

Sprint tries to reconnect with consumers amid 2,000 more job cuts.

Thanksgiving “Boycott Black Thursday” movement extends to 24 U.S. retailers.

Tinder CEO ousted by Barry Diller in wake of sexual harassment lawsuit.

Volkswagen will halt Russia output.

Walmart translates social-media trends in stores.

Washington Redskins owner sues Native American protesters over trademark petition.

Kanye West’s Yeezy adidas line is coming.

& U.S. shopping malls are replacing empty stores with data servers for online businesses.

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