In the News: Pringles, Facebook, Dodgers & more


In the News

P&G delays $1.5 billion sale of Pringles.

Facebook struggles to get advertisers to pay for exposure.

Los Angeles Dodgers are for sale, owner Frank McCourt confirms.

Apple sees new CEO Tim Cook make it his own.

Bank of America blinks and withdraws $5 debit-card fee.

Bloomberg Businessweek ad campaign pitches personality.

BMW may see profit lead evaporate as new 3 Series eats into earnings and is topped by Mercedes-Benz in U.S. October sales.[more]

EA invades Zynga turf.

Fiat needs to get bigger and work smarter to survive, CEO believes, as the brand produces “performance art” for urban radio.

H&M plans first standalone stores for sub-brands.

HP and Starbucks help spur innovation in China.

Jessica Simpson reveals the secret to her personal brand success.

Kia harbors ambitious growth goals for Europe.

Kroger tests streamlined checkout process.

Levi’s commitment to reducing water extends to teaching farmers.

LG brings ad capability to internet-connected TV.

Mulberry receives UK government support for new factory.

NBC makes tepid debut with Brian Williams’ Rock Center program.

Olympus M&A payouts scandal rocks Japan.

Nissan eyes China for Infiniti manufacturing.

P&G, British Gas and Eurostar join “Start Today” sustainability drive in U.K.

Pfizer plans to continue to market branded Lipitor.

Sara Lee sets deadline for coffee spin-off.

Toyota eschews digitalization for Prius V advertising effort.

Vicks taps NFL quarterback Drew Brees as first VapoRub Dad.

Wall Street Journal remains No. 1 newspaper in U.S.

WikiLeaks founder can be extradited to Sweden from U.K.

Xbox attracts brand marketers.

Yahoo pitches investment plan to private equity.