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


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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