Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Wednesday May 16


National Geographic Planet or Plastics initiative

National Geographic launches “Planet or Plastic?” — a multiyear initiative to educate on ocean plastic waste and reduce single-use plastics’ impact on the world’s oceans.

Burger King celebrates the UK’s upcoming Royal Wedding with new menu item.

Johnson & Johnson is relaunching its baby-care line for a new generation of parents.

Lulus raises $120M for online fashion and Choosy raises $5.4M to launch algorithm-based fashion line inspired by Instagram.

Google launches new AI-powered news app.

Microsoft looks to new tablets to take on Apple.

Paddy Power-Betfair, owner of TVG and exchange-wagering system, is in merger talks with FanDuel daily fantasy sports app in wake of landmark U.S. betting ruling.

Starbucks holds its first China investor conference.

Tiffany & Co. names first male brand ambassador: rapper ASAP Ferg, who produced the updated Moon River song for new campaign starring Elle Fanning.

& Dove promotes new season of Real Beauty’s An Hour With Her on EW cover.

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