Headline Roundup: Coca-Cola’s World Cup Kick-Off


Coca-Cola kicks off FIFA World Cup campaign (above).

Anheuser-Busch the next official beer of the NFL?

BP boss Tony Hayward meets with US Congress as value drops $23 billion.

British Airways, “British enough”?

BMW sales soar, from Minis to Rolls-Royce sedans.

Chrysler introduces sales incentives.

Domino’s ad blitz pays off.

Facebook defends “open privacy” policy.[more]

Hallmark taps Facebook for promotion.

KFC plans major expansion in France.

Louis Vuitton designs World Cup trophy bag.

Nissan recalls 130,000 luxury cars.

Nokia, Microsoft partner for mobile software.

Peugeot asks drivers to create their own ads.

Tesco Towns are coming to the UK.

Toyota unveils £20m European campaign promoting safety.

United/Continental pressures Delta and American airlines.

April retail sales increased due to “frugal fatigue,” although clothing sales overall stalled.

HP refreshes PC lines.

Microsoft launches Spindex social project.

NBC pitches new shows ahead of upfront.

Pringles lampoons social media addicts.

MD Anderson rebrand strikes out cancer.

TomTom licenses Star Wars voices for campaign.

Brand Obama faces tough week.

For the true Mac lover: Cupidtino, a dating site for Apple fans.

Diddy creates a promo for his blog.

Enron play collapses on Broadway.