Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Tuesday June 5


Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz

Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz is exiting after 40 years with a possible eye to running for office.

Microsoft confirmed that it has acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub is a leading software development platform where over 28 million developers share and collaborate.

Apple made a slew of announcements at WWDC.

Dove Men+Care champions paternity leave.

Gilt is being acquired by Rue La La.

Monsanto name will disappear after sale to Bayer.

Amazon is running a charming A to Z campaign in Australia:

Asus taps Gal Gadot for new campaign:

Spot the brand references in Disney‘s Wreck-it Ralph 2 trailer:

Schwinn is releasing a Stranger Things bike with Netflix.

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