Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Monday May 14


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Sony acquires 39% stake in Peanuts brand to accelerate global growth.

Xerox cancels $6.1B deal with Fujifilm in a settlement with activist investors that also hands control of the U.S. photocopier giant to new management team.

Apple is on the verge of becoming the first $1 trillion publicly-listed U.S. company.

AT&T regrets Trump outreach as Time Warner deal appears unaffected.

Chili’s restaurant chain acknowledges credit card breach.

HSBC and ING conduct world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology—a transaction for agrifood trading giant Cargill.

Japan Airlines is launching a low-cost carrier ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Tesla loses safety head to Alphabet‘s Waymo.

Toys”R”Us execs abandon ship as employees demand severance pay.

UnitedHealthcare battle by dying mother detailed by CNN on Mother’s Day.

ZTE employees in China cheer Trump’s tweet promising to open trade.


Best Buy promotes refreshed brand in new campaign:

Bonobos launches first campaign under Walmart:

Glossier opens L.A. outpost this week:

Laffy Taffy searches for Chief Laugh Officer.

State Street‘s Fearless Girl wins The One Show‘s best in show award as Omnicom named creative holding company of the year.

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