Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Friday July 27


21st Century Fox and Disney merger

Fox and Disney shareholders approve merger.

AT&T expands original programming in content push.

Brand Safety Institute launches in the U.S.

CBS responds to misconduct accusations vs. CEO Les Moonves.

Cheddar launches a traditional cable TV channel.

Kroger takes on razor brands with private brand.

Mastercard lets companies brand their own Stripe cards.

Skittles goes “naked” with Chewies launch.

Twitter joins Facebook in facing slipping monthly active users.

Virgin moves a step closer to space tourism.

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