Friday, January 20, 2017

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    • Mondelez Sells Vegemite, Other BrandsBusiness Insider

      Mondelez has sold several brands including Vegemite to Australian firm Bega Cheese Ltd. for $348 million The right to produce Kraft-branded products, from processed cheese to peanut butter and mayonnaise, are part of the sale, but Philadelphia cheese products are not included. The Kraft license will be royalty-free until December as part of transitional arrangements. ...Read the whole story

    • Paul McCartney Sues Sony Over Beatles RightsLos Angeles Times

      Paul McCartney sued music publisher Sony/ATV over the rights to 267 songs that he penned for the band with co-writer John Lennon. For decades, the catalog was a point of contention between McCartney and Michael Jackson, who owned half of the rights in a joint venture with Sony/ATV until his death in 2009. ...Read the whole story

    • Verve Clicquot Intros Innovative PackagingBrand Channel

      Veuve Clicquot is developing a 100% biodegradable and recyclable carton design using paper from a blend of grape residue and natural fibers. The process saves 5.2 tons of virgin fiber per batch. And just in time for Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, the brand is bringing back Clicq'call-a punning (and talking) limited-edition gift box featuring its rose Champagne. ...Read the whole story

    • In-flight Wi-Fi Makes Small But Steady GainsSFGate