Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Monday, September 25


Interbrand launches #BGB2017, Milan Fashion Week gets nostalgic, Facebook faces tough questions, the NFL bends its knee in show of unity — and more in our latest news roundup:

Apple once again tops Interbrand‘s Best Global Brands report, released today—and may be “the best investment since 1926” according to the New York Times.

The Washington Post is reporting that Facebook knew about the Russian hacks before the 2016 US presidential election (and that President Obama tried to warn Mark Zuckerberg).

CBS promotes the streaming launch of Star Trek: Discovery series on CBS: All Access with Sunday night broadcast preview and a high-flying stunt over New York City as Oprah Winfrey debuts on 60 Minutes as a correspondent.

NFL players kneel in anthem protest on Sunday as league re-airs Super Bowl “Unity” ad and NASCAR backs the president.

Uber lobbies London mayor for meeting to restore license, mulling concessions according to the Wall Street Journal, as UberEats eclipses ride-hailing in some markets.

YouTube expands targeting with new features for brands, the newly-redesigned Ad Age (more here) reports:

Versace, Dolce and Gabbana and Moschino pay tribute to simpler times (and brand roots) at Milan Fashion Week.

Comedian Bill Murray‘s William Murray Golf apparel brand raises $1M from private investors.

Clorox launches new brand campaign with “Clean Matters“:

HP Enterprise is cutting about 5,000 jobs as Time Inc. UK, publisher of Wallpaper, NME and Marie Claire UK and other titles, goes on the block.

Spike‘s relaunch as Paramount Network on Jan. 18 is a “reinvention” and not a rebrand, CMO Niels Schuurmans tells Adweek, as Viacom reorganizes in advance of launch.

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