Monday, November 26, 2007
  • Black Friday Numbers Jingle Retailers' Holiday Bells

    [Retail] Next, all eyes are focusing on what happens today, as CyberMonday assumes more and more importance each year. comScore, Inc. is predicting today's spending will pass $700 million, making it the biggest spending day in online commerce history. ...Read the whole story

  • Kroger Partners With Nascar In Its Largest Retail Promo

    [Retail] General Mills, ConAgra, Kellogg and PepsiCo are among the companies participating in the seven-month promotion, which will include a raft of products branded with a Daytona 500 50th anniversary race logo starting this week. ...Read the whole story

  • Sony Opens PlayStation Store To PC Users

    [Technology] The new, free service allows video-game players to set up a PlayStation Network account, download free stuff, or purchase content directly from the PlayStation Store to their PSP without using the PlayStation 3. Sony has allowed PS3 owners to download PS One games through the store to transfer on other devices, but it wasn't free. Gamers accused Sony of trying to trick them into purchasing a PS3. ...Read the whole story

  • Philips Is Back With More Bad News/Good News For Men

    [Packaged Goods] "The creative concept was based on the same consumer insight as the Bodygroom campaign," says a company spokesperson, which is to "take a rather sensitive topic that's very relevant to our target and use humor to create a safe environment for them to explore real working solutions." ...Read the whole story

  • Nike, Foot Locker Ink Deal On All-Basketball Store

    [Retail] "Local community outreach, that's the whole purpose of the stores: to go into communities where basketball is significant and build a home for these individuals," says the vice president/retail brand marketing for Foot Locker. "You won't see a ton of big TV campaigns, but we have been doing House of Hoops advertising within Foot Locker stores since that concept began within our stores." ...Read the whole story

  • Diamond Foods Revamps Site For The Consumer

    [Foods] The redesigned site includes more than 200 recipes for general dining and special occasions, all focused on using nuts. It includes a new "Celebrity Kitchen," where celebrity chefs offer recipes and cooking tips. The site also includes a healthy living section, offering tips on how nuts can be a part of a healthy diet. ...Read the whole story