Tuesday, November 28, 2006
  • Sony Delivers Feliz Navidad To Mexico

    [Multicultural] Sony Electronics is offering a delivery service to Mexico for its Hispanic-American customers to use for holiday gifts. It's part of a broader strategy to build on Sony's strong brand equity in the U.S. Latino community. ...Read the whole story

  • Online Shopping Sites Drew CyberMonday Crowds

    [Retail] Peak online retail traffic grew by 19 percent this year for the first Monday after Thanksgiving, reported Akamai Technologies. This reporter spent the day online shopping to see just how the heavily promoted CyberMonday was playing out in the stores. ...Read the whole story

  • Multichannel Retail Push On Full Display This Holiday

    [Retail] Mainline retailers are actively promoting across channels this year. Sears invites Web-savvy moms to shop online and pick up at the stores. Best Buy, meanwhile, set up special parking spots for its Web customers. ...Read the whole story

  • Bank of America Revs Up NASCAR Involvement

    [Financial Services] Bank of America is reaching out to consumers on all ends of the financial spectrum. It announced a deal yesterday to become the exclusive bank sponsor of NASCAR. That follows on the heels of buying U.S. Trust, a company that serves the most affluent Americans. ...Read the whole story

  • Ice Cream Chains Scream For Market Share

    [Restaurants] Baskin-Robbins and its array of 31 flavors is battling to regain its position in a world of upscale ice cream parlors where a fully loaded cone can cost upwards of $6. ...Read the whole story