Nokia faces key test under new CEO, launches mobile streaming music in US and expanded app library as part of today’s reveal of Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices. HTC‘s Windows Phone series will also be branded under 8 series following Samsung‘s mobile rebranding move.
Method sold to European green-cleaning rival Ecover.
3M drops planned acquisition of Avery Dennison under U.S. antitrust threat.
Amazon adds movies to streaming service in new challenge to Netflix.
American Airlines can reject pacts with pilots, judge says.
AT&T and Texas to test text-to-911 safety initiative.
Best Buy‘s new CEO hits the store floor in first week.
BP dinged as U.S. reiterates gross negligence charge in oil spill.[more]
Britvic and AG Barr, a PepsiCo licensee, are locked in talks over a merger in European soft-drink industry.
Burberry and other luxury brands lavish perks on Chinese VIPs.
Burger King rolls out premium chicken menu.
Campbell finally sees U.S. sales gains.
Chrysler leads domestic carmakes in strong August sales for industry.
Coty unveils new fragrance by Halle Berry.
Daniella mango recall hits food & beverage industry.
Denny’s fights childhood hunger in back-to-school public affairs campaign.
Facebook says CEO Mark Zuckerberg won’t sell any company stock for at least 12 months.
Four Seasons looks for next luxury hot spot.
Google fiber TV service beefs up content.
Hershey extends NCAA college football marketing deal.
Hooters revamps brand with marketing and menu upgrades.
Hudson Bay explores IPO for North America’s oldest company.
Katie Holmes joins celebrity designer brigade at New York Fashion Week.
Lufthansa faces new strike.
Richemont‘s Asia luxury bonanza cools.
Skyy Vodka names Marcus Samuelsson first culinary ambassador.
Sprint says “say no to sharing” data plans in new campaign.
Stand Up to Cancer schedules star-studded US TV fundraiser on Sept. 7.
Supervalu launches private label coffee pods with Keurig.
Twitter jostles with Facebook to own U.S. political conversations.
Syms plans to relaunch Filene’s Basement brand.
Yotel NY changes purple signage to pink to support Komen Race for the Cure.