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Firms warned over Games marketing

Companies could fall foul of the law if they try to run Commonwealth Games-related marketing activities without authorisation, a law firm has warned.


Fri Jul 11, 2014


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Nadella's making some strong moves, but mobile first, cloud first? Does anything else come first? And I find "platforms and productivity" to be an apples and oranges mix.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Yahoo, Salesforce and Microsoft go shopping for startups

Today: Yahoo picks up an Israeli video startup, Salesforce agrees to buy Palo Alto big-data startup RelateIQ for $390 million, and Microsoft scoops up a San Jose company.


Related Topix: Salesforce, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Celebrities, Katie Couric


Does Unilever's Slim-Fast fail signal the end of weight management as we know it?

Mellentin: "Since Slim-Fast was first exposed as an Achilles' heel for Unilever's ambitions, the weight-management market has been transformed."


The State

Reactions to LeBron James' return to Cavaliers

Reaction after LeBron James announced in a statement to Sports Illustrated that he is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican

First State Investigation Into Questionable Marketing Tactics Ends in ...

July 11th, 2014 - The state of Oregon launched an investigation into whether or not DePuy Orthopaedics, the manufacturer of now-recalled ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement devices , engaged in deceptive marketing practices by recommending the defective implants to residents of the state who were in need of hip replacement surgery.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Medicine, DePuy Orthopaedics, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals

My Fashion Life

Niche Marketing For Your Jewelry Business

For those who have enjoyed working with their hands and creating pieces of jewelry, the satisfaction may stem from being able to fashion elegant trinkets out of stones and wires using nothing but creativity.


Related Topix: Wedding

Mobile Marketer

Android's latest developments offer glimpse of mobile marketing's future

As Google extends its Android mobile operating system into new channels, marketers are getting a glimpse of what the future could look like in an Android-dominated world.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Mobile Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Elko officials hope to fly in more vacationers

Officials in Elko hope to persuade more out-of state visitors to fly into their small airport and spend their vacations in its casinos.


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Social Media Marketing

The Globe and Mail

A marketing ploy that makes a losing car the winner

Next to the muscular roar of a Porsche, a Ford Mustang and an Audi, the wee electric Smart car sounds - and looks - as if it could be operated by a child holding a remote control.


Related Topix: Ford, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible


What Vacation? Expect to Work While You're Away

The situation's getting worse for some, but many CIOs are aware and are doing what they can to mitigate it.


Related Topix: CIO News, Ocean City, MD

Detroit Free Press

7-Eleven freebies: Slurp, munch these treats in honor of chain's 87th birthday

A free Slurpee may no longer be enough to make folks stop, so 7-Eleven plans to boost its odds of luring tech-savvy consumers into the store for its 87th birthday celebration.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Candy


Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.


Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Broward County, FL, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

NBA hires Pamela El as chief marketing officer

El will join the league on Aug. 18 and be responsible for marketing and advertising for the NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League.



Talk Digital Marketing Trends With #Mashies Twitter Chat

In 2013, Mashable hosted the first-ever Mashies awards program to celebrate the best and most creative work in digital marketing, and it's returning once again to highlight the cutting-edge campaigns and people powering the industry in 2014.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

Celebrity gardener Chris Beardshaw opens McCarthy & Stone's Basingstoke developments

MORE than 100 retired people and their families in Basingstoke enjoyed an opportunity to meet and greet celebrity gardener, Chris Beardshaw, at a special opening ceremony at McCarthy & Stone's two Basingstoke developments.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home


Airbus pushes for A330neo orders ahead of Farnborough Airshow

Airbus is sprinting to line up preliminary orders for a revamped version of its A330 jet and is on stand-by to make an announcement as early as next week's Farnborough Airshow, but no decision has been taken, people familiar with the matter said.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350


John Wayne's family, university 'Duke' it out

The North Carolina school filed several objections when the actor's descendants filed for federal trademarks to use "Duke" to sell products, but the latest came last year when John Wayne Enterprises launched "Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey," according to court documents.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Entertainment

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento’s Track 7 Brewing Co. signs 10-year lease for 35,000-square-foot facility

Sacramento’s burgeoning craft brew scene remains on the fast track, with another local brewer announcing a major expansion on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Beer, Drink

Hampshire Chronicle

Bishop's Waltham businesses celebrate new Independents' Day

RETAILERS in Bishop's Waltham have been celebrating their own variation on Independence Day with a new marketing campaign in a bid to increase footfall.



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