Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Friday April 20

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Gucci vs. Guess interlocking G logo trademark dispute

Brand news headlines for Friday April 20:

Gucci and Guess settle nine-year GG trademark dispute.

Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft race to $1 trillion.

F1 motor racing pivots to entertainment brand.

Nintendo soars on Labo cardboard gaming accessories launch.

MedMen luxury cannabis retailer expands to New York for 4/20.

PopSugar accused of scamming Instagram influencers.

Starbucks brand perception dips on bias incident fallout.

Swaziland rebrands nation to eSwatini (“land of the Swazis”).

Twitter‘s bet on video is starting to pay off.

Wells Fargo hit with $1B fine and teachers union protest.


CAMPAIGNS:

KFC brings back George Hamilton as Colonel Sanders:

Under Armour taps The Rock for global campaign:

No odds too big. No goal too high. How are you going to get there? #WillFindsAWay

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& RIP Avicii, gone too soon at 28. A look back at the Swedish DJ’s Ralph Lauren collaboration:


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