Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Thursday, November 9

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Tiffany Blue Box Cafe - New York

Tiffany & Co. makes “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” a reality with Blue Box Café opening at NYC flagship on Friday as Starbucks opens Princi café in Seattle Roastery, with standalone stores in 2018. In other café news, Panera is buying Au Bon Pain.

Adidas reports 23% quarterly growth in North America.

Amazon private-label diaper line adopts Mama Bear brand as Peak Velocity launch bolsters its sportswear brands.

Apple‘s first scripted series: Jennifer Aniston-Reese Witherspoon drama and Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories reboot.

AT&T ties $1 billion in U.S. investment to proposed tax break as Time Warner merger hits regulatory roadblock over CNN.

Best Western Hotels & Resorts introduces 11th brand—a collection of upper midscale properties.

Burberry strategic plan underwhelms investors.

Marchesa appears to withstand Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Opel/Vauxhall, profitable again, will electrify its cars by 2020.

Uber gives top drivers VIP customer support.

& 2018 Met Ball theme will reflect Metropolitan Museum‘s Costume Institute show on fashion and the Catholic Imagination.

The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” will open May 10 at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. #MetHeavenlyBodies will feature a dialogue between fashion and religious artworks from the museum’s permanent collection to examine the relationship between creativity and the religious imagination. El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, 1540/41–1614). Cardinal Fernando Niño de Guevara (1541–1609), ca. 1600 and Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) for House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937). Evening coat, autumn/winter 1954–55. Digital composite scan by Katerina Jebb #TheMet #MetCloisters #CostumeInstitute @metcostumeinstitute @themetcloisters #KaterinaJebb

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