Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Tuesday, July 11


Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day goes global (and rattles CPG brands).

AXA, Burberry and Carlsberg lead companies committing to 100% clean energy.

M&A Watch: Borden Dairy Co. is sold to private investors; Canada’s Cogeco acquires US cable operator MetroCastCoach completes acquisition of Kate Spade & Company.

Esquire plans whiskey lounges in India.

Kroger sues Lidl over private label brand.

Louis Vuitton launches a connected smartwatch:

Mondelēz promotes Véa, a new wholesome savory biscuit brand.

Pearson sells its stake in Penguin Random House for $1B.

Saint Laurent launches sustainable fashion training.

Snap Inc. shares slip on concerns about future growth.

Swatch lets you design and customize your own watch.

Timotei shampoo brand is discontinued in the UK.

Walmart and Target release back to school ads:

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