Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Thursday, June 15

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Lidl US opening June 2017

Lidl opens its doors (and US stores) today.

Amazon launches free STEM summer camps in its hometown.

Instagram wants influencers to more clearly identify paid posts.

Mattel outlines growth plans to shareholders.

Seattle’s iconic Space Needle is getting a makeover.

Sports Direct (UK) acquires US retailers Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports.

Tigerair will rebrand as Scoot – its sister budget airline under the Singapore Airlines Group – on July 25.

Time Inc. launches The Pretty, a beauty video channel for Facebook and Instagram.

Yahoo‘s former CEO Marissa Mayer can’t wait to use Gmail.

YouTube works with the world’s biggest advertising and marketing holding companies including Omnicom and the United Nations on The Common Future Project, using their resources to advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


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