Friday, July 29, 2016

Around The Net

  • Mondelez Takes Its Chocolate To China Chicago Tribune

    Mondelez, maker of iconic brands including Cadbury and Nabisco, will start selling its Milka brand chocolate in China in September, hoping to capture a slice of a still-small market the company believes is ripe for opportunity. The company already sells items from its biscuit and gum categories in China. Brands under those umbrellas include Oreo, Ritz and Trident. ...Read the whole story

  • Coke CEO: People Still Love Soda USA Today

    Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent is pushing back against the narrative that's come to define the soda industry in recent years: that customers are shunning the sugary drinks over health concerns. Kent was adamant on an earnings call with media that soda lovers are still out there, they're just consuming smaller amounts of the syrupy beverages. ...Read the whole story

  • Chinese Communist Party's TV Ad Asks: 'Who Am I?' The New York Times

    In a TV ad marking 95 years since the party was founded, the question is used to promote it as a community of humble do-gooders who quietly hold China together. It includes a series of vignettes that show Communist Party members as the hardworking backbone of Chinese society. ...Read the whole story

  • Marketers Say Olympics Marketing Rules Too Strict Bloomberg
  • Harley-Davidson Reduces Bike Shipments Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Trump's Bump: The Scary Appeal Of The Authoritarian Father

Trump's persistent stickiness in the polls shows that we are hardly one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Rather, we are two warring tribes, hugely divided. And now more than ever, each side preaches ...More