Marketing And Advertising

To stand out at Super Bowl 51, ads are going for stunts

Jan 27, 2017

Advertisers from first timer 84 Lumber to veteran Hyundai are ramping up the marketing stunts in hopes of standing out from the crowd during the Super Bowl

Yahoo to change name, trim board if Verizon deal gets done

Jan 10, 2017

Yahoo will adopt a new corporate identity and slash the size of its board if the proposed $4.8 billion sale of its digital services to Verizon Communications goes through

Dungeness crabbers on strike from California to Canada

Dec 31, 2016

Some consumers may have to settle for not-as-fresh Dungeness crab as fishermen from Northern California to the Canadian border strike after wholesale buyers sought to lower the purchase price

Italy campaign to combat infertility stumbles with racist ad

Sep 22, 2016

Italy's efforts to combat infertility and reverse one of Europe's lowest birthrates have stumbled with an ad campaign denounced as sexist, racist and ignorant of the economic reasons why Italians aren't having babies

WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

Aug 25, 2016

Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing users' phone numbers with Facebook, its parent company

Some vacation spots quietly benefit as travelers avoid Zika

Aug 23, 2016

Zika fears are leading some to book away from the Caribbean and Florida

Rhode Island summer tourism a mixed bag after Iceland error

Aug 22, 2016

A marketing campaign to draw more tourists to Rhode Island is seeing mixed results

Office Depot CEO will retire next year

Aug 22, 2016

Office Depot CEO Roland Smith will retire next year and office supplies retailer said it is reorganizing its executive committee to bring its retail store, e-commerce and marketing operations together

Critics: UK plan to cut child obesity lacks muscle

Aug 18, 2016

Britain unveiled a plan Thursday to battle rising child obesity by taxing sodas, urging food manufacturers to cut down on sugar and getting schoolchildren to exercise more

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