Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday, August 9

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Blind photographer Pete Eckert showcases his light paintings in Volkswagen’s ad for its newest model, the Arteon


CBS posts teaser about its new streaming sports service to be launched later this year

Les Moonves


L’Oreal is spending more on digital, and it’s working


McDonald’s plans to double its restaurants in China

McDonald's Next personalized Hong Kong table service Create Your Taste


Amazon Prime will be in over half of US households by the end of the year

Amazon Prime


Hackers calling themselves “Mr. Smith” post stolen Game of Thrones scripts and demands millions from HBO in ransom

HBO Game of Thrones Sansa Stark


ASOS to open second U.S. distribution center

ASOS pride 2017 t-shirt


Uber’s fierce battle with Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi isn’t over–Didi backs Uber rival Careem to expand its presence in the Middle East

Didi Chuxing Uber China


Casper launches new anti-humidity duvet on Kickstarter

Casper Duvet


Walmart heirs buy British cycling brand Rapha for over $250 million


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