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  • OxyContin Marketer Purdue Files Chapter 11
    Bankruptcy raises stakes "on legal sparring over how much of the personal fortunes of the billionaire Sackler family, which owns Purdue, will be available to compensate plaintiffs." ...
  • Old Navy Plans To Launch 800 Ships On Retail's Rough Waters
    Old Navy, which has outperformed its sister brands Gap and Banana Republic, said it plans to open stores mostly in smaller, underserved markets. ...
  • GameStop Is 'De-Densifying' As It Launches New Strategy
    Retail chain that peddles hardcopy video games says it will shutter 180 to 200 "under-performing" locations and transform itself into a "social and cultural hub" for gamers. ...
  • Apple Shifts The Direction Of Its Pricing
    Apple revealed its cheapest new iPhone ever, and a lower-priced Apple smartwatch, along with $4.99 a month fees for the new Apple TV+streaming service. ...
  • FDA Tells Juul Its Marketing Claims Violate Regulations
    Witnesses testified that Juul advertising saturated social-media channels frequented by underage teens. ...
  • 'It: Chapter Two' Scores Big With Marketers
    A large cast of marketing partners -- including Carl's Jr, AT&T, and Shell -- support an experiential marketing project for the film. ...
  • NYC Slams T-Mobile Metro's Sales Tactics In Multipronged Lawsuit
    Complaint alleges overcharging, "selling used phones as new ones, [and] enrolling victims in costly financing plans without their permission." ...
  • With Kate Spade Faltering, Tapestry Gives CEO Reins To Chairman Zeitlin
    "We have a ton of confidence in Tapestry's brands and the strategy, but we have had a few slips in strategic intent and operational delivery," says Zeitlin. ...
  • Lego Likes What It's Building
    Profits may be down, but Lego's plans to rebuild for the future are taking shape, with global sales rising and expansion in China and elsewhere taking hold. ...
  • Boeing's 737 MAX Hits More PR Turbulence As Airlines Delay Its Return
    The delay means it's likely planes will not be back flying passengers in North America during the Christmas holidays, as Boeing and some U.S. carriers have publicly projected. ...
  • Tesla's Branded Insurance Offering Is Back On The Freeway
    Tesla's California launch of a branded insurance product promising rates 20% to 30% lower than the standard quickly hit an algorithmic bump in the road. ...
  • Selling 'Happiness,' Peloton Goes All Out In Its IPO Filing
    Still, "fitness is a historically faddish category. Exercise manias, from the Thighmaster to Tae Bo, have all come and gone," says "NYT" writer. ...
  • Papa John's Stock Pops As It Recruits Arby's Lynch As CEO
    "Lynch says he's eager to push the chain past controversy surrounding racially charged remarks by former CEO John Schnatter and refocus on its reputation for variety." ...
  • Piech, 'Product Guy' Who Drove Volkswagen To The Top, Dies At 82
    "Under his leadership Volkswagen became the largest car company in Europe by a wide margin and rivaled Toyota for the title of largest automaker in the world," according to 'N ...
  • Disney Opening Shops Within Target To Peddle More Than 450 Items
    "Bob Chapek, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, said there's a 90% overlap between Disney and Target customers," notes report. ...
  • Major Phone Companies Reach Pact With State AGs To Curb Robocalls
    The move amplifies the anti-robocall measures contained in the bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act that was passed by the House in June. It remains on hold in the Senate. ...
  • All Is Fast Food Fare In Twitter Fowl War
    Popeyes purportedly touched off The Chicken Wars of 2019 with a simple tweet a week ago Monday about its new sandwich. ...
  • Bayer Sells Its Animal Health Business To Elanco As Pets Sector Grows
    "Market researchers expect the $44 billion animal health sector to grow 5%-6% per year, driven by an increase in livestock farming" -- and by more spending on pets' well be ...
  • 181 Major Companies Declare Shareholders No Longer Come First
    The CEOs of the Business Roundtable are committing "to lead their companies for the benefit of all stakeholders -- customers, employees...communities and shareholders." ...
  • Trump, Advisors Counter Warnings About A Looming Recession
    "The upside is that most economists don't expect this next downturn, whenever it should occur, to be anything like the Great Recession, which broke records for length and severity." ...
  • FDA Wants 13 Grisly Images Of Smoking's Impact On Cigarette Packs
    "The proposal is also a test of the rule-making clout of the agency, after its previous effort to implement pictorial warnings was quashed," according to report. ...
  • To Each Their Own: Cinnamon Coca-Cola, Cranberry Sprite, PSL Spam
    Pepsi's 2017 iteration of cinnamon cola got mixed reviews, but Coca-Cola Co.is forging ahead with holiday-themed, limited-edition Coca-Cola Cinnamon and Sprite Winter Spiced Cranberry. ...
  • Eying Holiday Shopping Prices, White House Delays Some China Tariffs
    The President "unexpectedly put off new tariffs on many Chinese goods, including cellphones, laptop computers and toys, until after the start of the Christmas shopping season." ...
  • Olive Garden Tantalizes Pasta Lovers With Lifetime Pass Promotion
    Lifetime offer, for 50 customers only, is part of Olive Garden's nine-week Never Ending Pasta Pass promotion. Last year, eight-week passes sold out in less than a second. ...
  • Microsoft Hopes 'Ninja' Will Add Players, Viewers To Mixer Platform
    Multimillionaire gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins left Amazon's Twitch platform -- where he was approaching 15 million followers -- for Microsoft's Mixer on Aug. 1. ...
  • Kraft Heinz Falters As Legacy Brands Age
    It reported desultory preliminary first-half results yesterday -- and, in an earnings call, new CEO Miguel Patricio failed to calm investors' fraying confidence. ...
  • FedEx Grounding Ground Delivery For Amazon In The U.S.
    "FedEx has made the decision that it no longer wants to sharpen its executioner's sword," notes a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business. ...
  • Select Customers Are Getting Their Cash Back As Apple Cards Roll Out
    The card is "a part of Apple's master plan to replace your physical wallet with technological solutions that live inside its hardware and software ecosystem." ...
  • Longtime Victoria's Secret CMO Razek Takes Flight Into Retirement
    He's getting out as brand faces problems including a "sexualized brand image now largely seen as outdated," and ties between its CEO and indicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. ...
  • HSBC Ousts Its CEO, Will Cut Thousands Of Jobs Despite Strong Results
    Reuters calls the 51-year-old Flint's ouster "a shock move the chairman of Europe's biggest bank said was needed to speed up progress on priority areas." ...