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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:07 ESTRee Drummond, the food blogger who has translated her life on a ranch in Pawhuska, Okla. into a mini-empire of books, housewares products and a Food Network cooking show, is hitting the newsstands next year.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:16:55 ESTThe CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner defended their proposed $85 billion merger to lawmakers, trying to navigate a tricky political landscape in which President-elect Donald Trump has expressed hostility to the deal.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:34:11 ESTThe U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether advertising agencies manipulated the bidding process for contracts to produce commercials in order to favor their own in-house units.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:01:56 ESTFour of the five nominees for the Grammys’ top prize delivered commercial blockbusters that rank among the year’s biggest-selling records.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:30:37 ESTAdvertising emails from retailers are destroying your inbox! It’s time to fight back—and not by hitting delete 1,000 times.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:42:20 ESTAT&T Inc. Chairman Randall Stephenson plans to tell senators Wednesday his company’s deal with Time Warner Inc. will “disrupt” the long-established cable TV model in ways that will benefit consumers, according to his prepared testimony.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:20:44 ESTHow a children’s publisher is making Beyoncé, Madonna and the Mona Lisa into paint-by-number sticker books.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:01:13 ESTThe U.K. and Ireland are now naming the tempests that roll across the region, basing their system on the U.S. National Hurricane Center’s conventions. But in such temperate climates, what qualifies as a storm?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:44:11 ESTUnder Armour struck a sponsorship deal with Major League Baseball that will put the company’s logo on the front of a major professional sports uniform but will give most revenue from jersey sales to another company.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:06 ESTAd-spending growth is poised for a significant slowdown in 2017, due to economic and political uncertainty, according to the latest forecast from IPG’s Magna Global
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:15:39 ESTGawker Media, which has long defended its right to publish a video that showed wrestler Hulk Hogan having sex, is now blaming the ensuing legal battle on a former editor.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:52:32 ESTTop Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer is calling for increased scrutiny of China’s ambitions in Hollywood and other sectors, lending a critical new voice to a cause championed by President-elect Donald Trump.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:55:04 ESTRather than adding stores, some luxury labels are aiming to boost sales at existing sites. One way: catering to the whims of their best customers.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:23:52 ESTWalt Disney Co. declared a dividend of 78 cents for the second half of 2016, increasing its total payout for the year by 8.8%.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:50:13 ESTBreitbart News launched an online campaign for a boycott of Kellogg after the cereal maker said it would withdraw ads from the conservative website, citing concerns about its content.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:03:08 ESTNetflix is now letting subscribers download shows and movies to iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets at no extra cost. But many of its hottest shows aren’t available for offline viewing.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:16:53 ESTAppNexus Inc., an automated online-advertising technology company, has confidentially filed paperwork for an initial public offering that is likely to come in the second quarter of 2017.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:52:21 ESTWhen Wrangler set up a western lifestyle website three years ago, the hope was to generate some buzz for the jeans brand and drive sales. But there was a side benefit: it turned into a nice advertising business on its own.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:13:45 ESTHere's your morning roundup of the biggest marketing, advertising and media industry news and happenings.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:24:51 ESTAs the holiday spending season kicks off, online shopping is emerging as a clear winner, helped by increased use of mobile phones.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:59:40 ESTFacebook launched a new way to play games on the social network and in its messaging app, the latest effort to get people to spend more time in its ecosystem.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:17:29 ESTAs global hotel brands get bigger and expand their customer bases through elaborate loyalty programs, smaller players are exploring alliances with their peers to fight back.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:27:51 ESTPresident-elect Donald Trump’s top pick for Treasury secretary had a hand in financing hit films like “Avatar” but was also involved in the struggling Relativity Media studio.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:03:02 ESTA slide in the share of young adult smokers who choose Marlboro cigarettes has been arrested by Philip Morris’s introduction of a lower-priced alternative to its traditional Reds.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:53:50 ESTTime Inc. rejected two overtures from Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Access Industries that offered at least $18 per share for the country’s largest magazine publisher, according to people familiar with the matter.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:21:30 ESTCNN has acquired video-sharing start-up Beme, a social media app launched last year by popular YouTube star Casey Neistat. The deal is valued at about $25 million.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:22:16 ESTAT&T said its internet-based television service DirecTV Now will go on sale this week and cost between $35 and $70 a month based on the package of channels that customers select.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:56:46 ESTIHeartCommunications Inc., a unit of radio giant iHeartMedia Inc., is seeking debtholder consent to the amend the terms of certain notes in connection with potential exchange offers.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:18:13 ESTArt Peck has seen seven straight quarters of lower sales as the company battles to stay on top of trends; creative directors as ‘false messiahs.’
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:20:08 ESTAmericans jumped on holiday deals over the weekend, but a larger slice of their spending migrated online, often through mobile devices, highlighting the high-wire act that faces retailers tethered to stores.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:41:03 ESTToy makers flood the market with junior-size battery-operated sports car knockoffs with multiple speeds, slick paint jobs, working headlights, horns and leather seats.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:26:35 ESTRetailers looking to convey their brand identities are increasingly embedding themselves with master storytellers: Broadway shows.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:46:59 ESTWalt Disney Co.’s “Moana” sailed to a hit $81.1 million at the box office over the five-day holiday weekend. The estimated gross is the second-best five-day Thanksgiving opening of all time, behind Disney’s “Frozen.”
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:01:01 ESTAT&T will unveil its long-promised over-the-top video service Monday as the company attempts to get a foothold in the future of how Americans watch television.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:01:54 ESTTeen retailers have taken a beating in the past year as young consumers eschew uniformity and turn to lesser-known or fast-fashion options.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:49:53 ESTWalt Disney Co. has another holiday-season hit on its hands.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:01:18 ESTAmazon.com has been in talks for live game rights with the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, the National Football League and more.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:21:39 ESTA new study reopens a debate over whether Google’s search results lean liberal, a bias that could influence public opinion.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:49:18 ESTBuzzFeed and NBCUniversal revealed plans to intertwine their ad sales and production, as part of NBCU’s additional $200 million strategic investment in the digital media darling.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:32:54 ESTAT&T, Dish Network and WPP are teaming up to buy Invidi Technologies Corp., which focuses on targeted television advertisements, the companies said Monday.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:26:53 ESTIn the wake of Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president with a wave of support from middle American voters, advertisers are reflecting on whether they are out of touch with the same people who propelled the businessman into the White House.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 21:46:39 EST‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ had no trouble finding first place at the box office this weekend, if not in as magical a fashion as some expected.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:56:00 ESTMark Zuckerberg outlined several steps Facebook is testing to fight misinformation, an acknowledgment that the social network could be doing more to avoid its proliferation.