Brands to Watch: NFL, RIM, Twitter & more


Brands to Watch

AOL shuffles execs.

BSkyB may lose UK “stranglehold” on Hollywood releases.

Dunkin’ Donuts parent IPO could exceed $400M.

Express sets Guinness World record with Times Square fashion show.

Facebook iPad app appears in the wild, disappears.

Google gives Gmail a new logo and homepage.

Hyatt apologizes for turning up heat on protesters.

LinkedIn launches “Apply With LinkedIn” button.[more]

Netflix posts record revenue and slow growth, apologizes to customers, passes on Hulu.

News Corp. challenged by MurdochLeaks, a WikiLeaks-style site.

NFL players take to Twitter to celebrate end of lockout.

Nintendo takes Legend of Zelda on tour.

Obama‘s FTC nominee would strengthen consumer protections.

Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj replace Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper as faces of MAC Viva Glam.

RIM shares slip on job cuts.

Sarah Palin documentary flops at the box office.

Tesco introduces Wi-Fi to stores.

Twitter hires first director of global brand strategy and VP of consumer marketing. brings foreign luxury brands to Chinese consumers.

& Chicago tops US social cities ranking.