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Alaska Air Group wins approval for $2.6 billion Virgin America acquisition.

TIME names Donald Trump its 2016 Person of the Year as president-elect woos foreign companies and jobs, with Foxconn eyeing US expansion and SoftBank pledging $50 billion US investment.

Aston Martin broadens into lifestyle brand.

AT&T takes case for Time Warner merger to Washington.

Chipotle‘s woes aren’t over yet.

Disney counts on Moana, if not at Frozen levels.

Google will run entirely on renewable energy next year.

Kathy Ireland celebrates a major brand milestone.

Magic Leap names a new CMO in Brenda Freeman as it gets closer to launching.

Reddit alum launch Imzy as a kinder, gentler version.

Richemont chairman establishes a foundation to protect Europe’s artisans.

Saatchi and Saatchi‘s former chairman blames sexist remarks on lack of sleep.

The Village Voice announces a new media brand in VOICE.

Tinder launches DTR, a data-driven podcast.

Wells Fargo squashes sham account suits.


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