Monday, December 5, 2016

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    • Production Of Chrysler 200 Comes To An EndNBC News

      The day didn't quite last as long as expected along Fiat Chrysler Automobile's sprawling Sterling Heights Assembly Plant on Friday afternoon. As parts ran out, the suburban Detroit line quickly ground to a halt, marking the end of production of the Chrysler 200 sedan - and the start of a long layoff for 1,700 hourly employees. ...Read the whole story

    • Jolly Green Giant Makes ComebackThe New York Times

      Making frozen vegetables hip is a daunting task, but B&G Foods thinks it has just the guy to do it. The company is bringing back the Jolly Green Giant after a long hiatus to introduce new recipes. But his comeback comes with a twist. The campaign will initially seek to create a sense of mystery by not showing the giant. ...Read the whole story

    • Ford Recalls 680,000 VehiclesReuters

      Ford Motor Company is recalling about 680,000 of its Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans to fix a seat belt issue. About 602,000 of the vehicles recalled are in the U.S. market and about 650,000 of them are in North America as a whole. A small number of Ford Mondeo sedans are also being recalled, but none of them are in North America. ...Read the whole story

    • Giving Tuesday Donations Up 44%USA Today
    • Why Millennial Moms Love J.C. PenneyCNBC
    Why Brands That Are Direct Are Powerful

    I couldn't help but think "clothes for humans" was a perfect summation of what consumers are looking for - positivity, sincerity. ...More

    • Good Grief

      Ha! I knew I was right! "Get rid of Snoopy," I advised Met Life, in print, because, obviously, the ads were just a particularly saccharine form of celebrity endorsement. And because their Peanuts-ness distracted from whatever ...More