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In the News

Chipotle raises prices.

Disney‘s Pixar nabs No. 1 spot at weekend box office with Cars 2.

Dunkin’ Donuts and LinkedIn IPOs boost Wall Street morale.

Duracell and Energizer miss out on personal-device boom.

Hulu weighs possible sale of site (without Comcast‘s approval) and looks to UK for content.

Jeep sponsors Dave Matthews festival.

JetBlue sponsors PBS kids’ summer-reading program.[more]

Kroger sharpens focus on customer loyalty.

Los Angeles Dodgers file for bankruptcy.

Louis Vuitton seeks to expand production without diluting image.

McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and KFC come under fire in Australia for kids’ marketing.

MetLife eyes naming rights of New Jersey’s Meadowlands stadium.

Microsoft tests UK TV signals for Wi-Fi and plans a new cloud version of Office.

Nike, Starbucks and Disney make best use of apps, McKinsey finds.

Nissan sets expansion goals.

Nokia and Siemens rethink their venture.

Perdue Farms features employees in new campaign.

Philip Morris fights Australian cigarette packaging mandate.

Roche prepares for FDA hearing on Avastin.

Sina aims to be China’s Twitter and Facebook.

Target receives name-protection setback in court in Canada, where it wants to expand.

Unilever calls for new agency models.

Walmart aims to accelerate growth overseas.

Whole Foods aims to triple U.S. stores to 1,000.