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1 hr ago | The Detroit News

Downtown Detroit revival has rocker ready to roll out

A big advertising agency that moved downtown and now spins Detroit's image recently made a video to hype the city's revival.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes, College for Creative Studies, Wayne State University

4 hrs ago | Business Wire

Research and Markets: Databook Q1 2014 on the $128 Million Social Media Advertising Spend in Italy

Social media advertising spend in the Italy stood at US$128 million by end of 2013, accounting for 5.7% of online advertising.

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8 hrs ago | Food Industry

Unilever sells Slim Fast to private equity firm Kainos Capital for undisclosed sum

Unilever has sold its Slim Fast weight management brand to private equity firm Kainos Capital, but will retain a minority stake in the business.

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Related Topix: Datamonitor

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

B.C. man busted in U.S. military spy scandal

A man arrested in Richmond is being sought for extradition to the U.S. over allegations he was part of a conspiracy to hack computers of defence contractors including Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Martin Agency

Bakery & Snacks

The death of the cupcake?

NPD Group's Warren Solochek: "Everybody likes to buy cupcakes, and certainly gourmet cupcakes for special occasions or gifts, but for any kind of restaurant to exist, you need a lot of regular business."

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Related Topix: NPD Group, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Forbes.com

A Spot-On Example Of Extending Advertising Into Customer Experience by Chick-fil-A

This is the story of a renegade cow. Nearly two decades ago, paintbrush in mouth, a cow painted three words on a billboarda EAT MOR CHIKIN.

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Related Topix: Richards Group, Social Software, Business News

Business Journal

DOD announces cost-saving agreement with makers of the F-35

The Department of Defense and its F-35 partners have reached a cost-savings agreement on the fifth-generation plane.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, The Blueprint, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Online Advertising to Save Kenya Sh3 Billion Annually

The government aims to cut down advertising costs from Sh4 billion per year to Sh1 billion following the state directive on online advertising.

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Related Topix: Public Relations

WSJ Media and Advertising

Five Art Projects Looking for Some Crowd Love

Lorenzo De Medici has been dead for more than 500 years, but art has a new patron: the public.

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Bizcommunity

Is it advertising? Is it advertainment? Or is it...?

I wonder how many advertising strategists and creatives actually ever sit down in front of their TV sets and watch a whole evening of programmes? I don't believe they do - and neither do their bosses - because just about all the ad agency and media buying house managing directors I talk to these days tell me that it is a huge problem getting ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media Buying

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Macworld UK

Dev interest in Os X Yosemite is 4X what it was for Mavericks in '13

Developer interest in OS X Yosemite appears to be about four times that of 2013's Mavericks, online advertising network Chitika concluded today.

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Related Topix: Chitika, Apple, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

WSJ Media and Advertising

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'-The Missing Link

First Hollywood studios gave us sequels. Then came prequels. And then movies with interconnected storylines really started jumping through time.

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Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Star Wars, Vocal

Stuff.co.nz

Corporations gain trust, governments lose it

The annual Global Trust Barometer published by US-based public relations firm Edelman presents one of the best running tallies of who's up and who's down in the reputation stakes across 27 countries.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Edelman, Opinion

Wall Street Journal

Can WeChat Become A Major Advertising Platform?

's operator, said it launched a new service in mainland China whereby companies that have verified WeChat accounts can pay fees to place ads on other companies' official pages with more than 100,000 followers.

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Related Topix: Marketing

ArkansasBusiness.com

Cranford Brothers Announce New Advertising Agency

Chris, left, Jay and Ross Cranford have formed Cranford Co., a new advertising agency to be located in downtown Little Rock.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

CNN

'Real Housewives Of Atlanta' husband Apollo Nida sentenced

Apollo Nida, husband of Phaedra Parks from "Real Housewives of Atlanta," was sentenced on July 8 to eight years in prison followed by five years of supervised release "for conspiring to commit mail, wire and bank fraud" according the States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Real Housewives, New York, Frankel, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Island Packet

Port Royal Town Council to vote on branding logo, tagline

After months of research, creation and debate, Port Royal Town Council is set to decide Wednesday night how to brand and describe the community.

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Related Topix: Port Royal, SC, Marketing

SiliconValley.com

Amazon offers authors all e-book proceeds amid hachette dispute

Amazon.com is offering authors caught up in its dispute with Hachette Book Group all of the proceeds from the sale of any digital book, seeking to bypass the publisher and appeal directly to the writers.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Audible, Forrester Research

News24

.com | NGO apologises for 'racist' child ad

The special disdain that the EFF and SACP have for each other is motivated by self-interest not that of the working class, writes Kameel Premhid .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Online Ads Company Yodle Files IPO

Yodle Inc., which provides online advertising services for small businesses, filed for an initial public offering, according to a filing Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Yodle

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