Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday March 21

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Brand news of note for Wednesday March 21st:

LinkedIn announces 2018 “Top Companies” desired employers ranking, with Amazon #1 in the U.S. and TD Bank #1 in Canada.

Alliance of American Football league kicks off in 2019.

Bayer wins EU approval for Monsanto merger.

Chipotle names new CMO: Bloomin’ and Taco Bell vet Chris Brandt.

Disney adds Avengers-themed attractions and content to parks.

Facebook faces growing pressure over Cambridge Analytica data mining with lawsuit and #deletefacebook movement.

Gap Inc.’s Athleta granted B Corp. certification.

Google buys New York’s historic Chelsea Market building for $2.4bn.

Heineken renews multi-year Major League Soccer sponsorship.

Marriott expands Moxy hotel brand in New York.


CAMPAIGNS:

a2 Milk Company brand launches U.S.-wide campaign:

Absolut celebrates Canada’s 150th:

Ace Hardware invites consumers to co-create its color of the year.

Crocs brings back Drew Barrymore for a spring musical campaign:

IBM joins Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Google and Microsoft’s Cortana with Watson Assistant for consumers:

Soundcloud launches “First on Soundcloud” campaign:

Tic Tac introduces gum with Dove Cameron launch in New York.

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Uniqlo previews Marimekko collaboration:


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