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UNITED STATES

Twitter files US$1bn IPO despite losses

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter revealed its highly anticipated stock offering with the hugely popular messaging platform seeking to raise up to US$1bn on Wall Street.

4 Oct 2013

UNITED STATES

Nike 'lances' support for Livestrong

LOS ANGELES, USA: Nike has decided to stop making products for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support the group financially, the company said on Tuesday (28 May).

30 May 2013

UNITED STATES

Nike, sponsors stand by Armstrong after he loses titles

NEW YORK, US: Sporting goods giant Nike was one of several sponsors sticking by Lance Armstrong after the US Anti-Doping Agency stripped the cycling legend of his record seven Tour de France titles.

28 Aug 2012

UNITED STATES

2011 Tabbie Awards winners

CLEVELAND, US: The 2011 Tabbie Awards featured nearly 400 entries, with nominations coming from the US, Canada, the UK, India, New Zealand and South Africa. Judges were once again impressed by the quality of the submissions. One of the two 2011 Scholarship winners hails from SA, too.

22 Jul 2011

UNITED STATES

The One Club Creative Boot Camp

NEW YORK, US: The One Club hosted its Creative Boot Camp at Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan for the second year in a row. The four-day workshop from 24-27 January was led by creative directors and designers from around the United States.

3 Feb 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Land Rover takes to the road with RWC 2011 and RWC 2015

GAYDON, UK: Land Rover announced yesterday, 24 November 2010, its sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. As part of the deal for both tournaments the company will supply vehicles to support the organisers, teams and officials. It is the first time that the leading car manufacturer has been involved with rugby's showcase tournament.

25 Nov 2010

UNITED STATES

US branded entertainment remains buoyant

NEW YORK, US: Total US branded entertainment marketing spending, dipped 1.3% in 2009 to US$24.63 billion (about R179.3 billion), but is on pace to generate solid growth in 2010 and beyond, according to exclusive research released today by PQ Media.

By Olivia Solon, creamglobal.com 19 Aug 2010

CHINA

Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference early-bird deadline extended

HANGZHOU, CHINA: The 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and CPA (China Periodicals Association) will take place on 14-15 October 2010 at the InterContinental Conference Centre, Hangzhou, China and the early bird registration discount has been extended to 1 September 2010.

10 Aug 2010

UNITED STATES

Dow becomes Worldwide Olympic Partner

NEW YORK, US: The Dow Chemical Company chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris announced yesterday, 19 July 2010, that the Company has become an official Worldwide Olympic Partner as part of The Olympic Partners Program (TOP). As the official "Chemistry Company" of the Olympic Movement, Dow will partner with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and 205 National Olympic Committees through 2020.

20 Jul 2010