Posted by Dale Buss on May 31, 2011 09:00 AM
Activision Blizzard tests subscription for Call of Duty videogame.
AmEx custom publishing writes success story.
Apple to reveal iCloud and iOS5 on June 6th.
AT&T faces growing opposition to T-Mobile acquisition.
Budweiser, Miller High Life appeal to Americans' patriotic spirit.
Colombia coffee growers create logo to woo Chinese from tea to lattes.
Comcast buys Blackstone's stake in Universal's Orlando parks.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on March 16, 2011 09:00 AM
As Japan crisis continues and Tokyo Electric Power raises concerns, GE's $1 billion nuclear business is at risk as US ponders future of nuclear energy. The estimated hit to Japan's economy (so far): $200 billion.
AOL is repositioning to attract more women.
Chicago tests 911 cellphone pictures and video.
Daimler weighs paying higher dividends.
Facebook patents curated search.
Guinness to roll out soccer-themed game show in Africa.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on April 27, 2010 09:25 AM
With the rebirth of the Brough Superior brand, it is official; we are living in the golden age of the motorcycle. Well, it's a reproduction golden age, but who's keeping track? Actually, thousands of people are keeping very close track. And thousands are buying. Brough Superior is just the latest iconic motorcycle brand to capitalize on a general retro design craze that has swept all sorts of marketplaces over the last decade or so.
"It is better than all the riding animals on Earth. Because Boa loves me, he gives me five more miles of speed than a stranger would get from him." That's a real endorsement from T.E. Lawrence, aka "Lawrence of Arabia" – not a shabby spokesman.
While only 3,000 were ever made, Brough Superior remains a legend of motorbiking. Now, after securing the rights, a British fan named Mark Upton is producing new Brough Superiors with nearly identical designs and materials to those used in the original design.
Don't expect to start seeing a lot of Brough Superior bikes on the road, however.Continue reading...
Posted by Brandchannel Staff on April 26, 2010 01:44 PM
Auto brand news from the 2010 Beijing Auto Show and beyond:
Carmakers' "unsustainable" growth in China risks overcapacity.
China's super-rich are driving a luxury car sales boom.
Chery, China's #1 car, eyes expansion with soccer pitchman (video, above).
China's Geely denies copying Rolls-Royce.
Fiat's new designs should surprise.
Ford, where profits are up, is ready to launch new Fiesta.Continue reading...