• Brexit Repercussions: Markets Roil, Marketers Toil To Reassure Stakeholders
    The major certainty about Great Britain's exit from the European Union is uncertainty - but that quality has known repercussions that are playing out this morning as the 52% to 48% vote to do so became clear: stock markets are plunging worldwide, the pound fell to its lowest level since 1985, British Prime Minister David Cameron will resign by October and business leaders are scrambling to formulate strategies that will protect their interests and reassure stakeholders that all will be just fine in the long term.
  • Chrysler Faces Negative Headlines In Wake Of Yelchin's Death
    Although it would not say that it was prompted by the death of actor Anton Yelchin, who was killed Sunday when his Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV rolled down his driveway and pinned him against a mailbox post and security fence, Fiat Chrysler yesterday sped up the recall of 1.1 million similar vehicles to make a software fix to the gear-shifter as it struggled to contain the story.
  • Musk's Tesla Makes $2.8 Billion Bid For Musk's SolarCity
    Calling the pairing a "blindingly obvious" one to make, Tesla Motors CEO and Elon Musk yesterday proposed to pay $2.8 billion in an all-stock deal to buy SolarCity, where Musk is the chairman and, with 22% of the stock, controlling shareholder. He owns 21% of Tesla.
  • Luxury Autos Driving To Great Lengths To Engage Customers
    Tesla is displaying its Model X SUV in a 400-square-foot, first-floor showroom next to racks of upscale attire in the Nordstrom department store in The Grove retail and entertainment complex in Los Angeles.
  • 'Dory' Swims To Box-Office Record For Animated Flick
    Thirteen years after "Finding Nemo," Disney's "Finding Dory" found an audience across a broad age span and set a North American opening weekend record for an animated movie with a box office take of $136.2 million, besting DreamWorks Animation SKG's 2007 $121.6 million "Shrek the Third" opening in 2007.
  • Revlon Puts On An Elizabeth Arden Face
    Looking for expanded sales opportunities and distribution and procurement efficiencies, Revlon is adding Elizabeth Arden's skin care, color cosmetics and fragrance products to its lines of color cosmetics, hair care, men's grooming, antiperspirants, deodorants and beauty tools in a cash deal valued at $870 million, including repayment of debt and preferred stock.
  • VW Unveils Radical New Strategy And 'Mindset' For Next Decade
    Volkswagen CEO Matthias Muller unveiled several radical new strategies for the next 10 years and talked about establishing an "innovative culture" within the sprawling automaker in a live-streamed speech and press conference this morning from company headquarters in Germany.
  • Ban On Body-Shaming Ads Puts Protein World In Spotlight Again
    London mayor Sadiq Khan's ban of body-shaming advertisements in London's public transit system Monday has engendered a worldwide debate about censorship and resurrected social-media conversations over a controversial ad last year that featured a bikini-clad model illustrating the question: "Are You Beach Body Ready?"
  • Wanting To Get Into The Loop, McDonald's Exiting Oak Brook
    Following younger workers returning to the cities, McDonald's yesterday announced that it was relocating its global headquarters from suburban Oak Brook, Ill., to the space in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood that once contained Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios.
  • Siri Expected To Be Center Stage As Apple Developers Gather
    If Siri weren't so darned discreet, she'd tell you that she's going to be one of the stars at the Apple Developers Conference kicking off in San Francisco this morning - along with a new iOS 10 and macOS 12, if all goes according to rumor. WWDC16 will also be viewable on all compatible devices starting at 10 a.m. PDT.
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