Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Wednesday May 9


Gap Wearlight Denim

Gap releases Escher-like campaign for Wearlight Denim (watch below).

Alibaba emphasizes growth over profitability.

Burberry sues Target for allegedly infringing iconic check pattern.

Cooper Hewitt reveals winners of 2018 National Design Awards.

Facebook shuffles executive team and creates  blockchain business unit.

Fandango launches movie ticket sale on Instagram.

Glassdoor sells to Japan’s Recruit for $1.2 billion.

Google I/O reveals how AI is already transforming our lives.

Vodafone pays $21.8 billion for some of Liberty‘s European assets.

Walmart pays $16 billion to acquire majority stake in India’s Flipkart.


Beyond Meat announces global expansion plans:

Carvana opens its ninth U.S. car-vending machine:

Coca-Cola releases lyric video for its FIFA World Cup anthem “Colours” by Jason Derulo featuring Ykee Benda…

…along with a new Share a Coke ad campaign:

Gap‘s new Wearlight Denim campaign:

Pizza Hut Singapore spoofs pretentious foodies:

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