Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Tuesday March 13


Brand news for Tuesday March 13th:

A+E Television Networks CEO Nancy Dubuc steps down to (reportedly) take over as CEO of VICE, whose co-founder Shane Smith taking on a new creative role.

Volkswagen speeds EV push with massive battery order.

Broadcom bid for Qualcomm squashed by the White House.

GM plans summer pilot of Airbnb-like car-sharing plan.

Amazon eyes small business owners with branded credit card.

Ford Mustang is more popular outside its home country.

Apple‘s stock price hits all-time high, acquires Texture digital magazine subscription service.

Facebook Marketplace expands globally, including Hong Kong.

Ofo, Chinese bike-sharing service, sees Alibaba investment.

& Givenchy passes away at the age of 91.


Coach expands deal with Selena Gomez for fall campaign.

Fitbit launches Ace, first wearable for kids, and Versa — a family-friendly affordable health tracker with features aimed at women.

Powerade refreshes brand with power-driven, humorous March Madness campaign.

Nike salutes 20-year relationship with F.C. Barcelona:

Experian highlights identity theft on the dark web:

Australian Rules Football to fans: “Don’t Believe in Never” —

Mastercard releases multilingual #StartSomethingPriceless with soccer legend Pelé:

Cora, a flying taxi concept by Kitty Hawk backed by Googler Larry Page, finds commercial partner in New Zealand government.

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