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Mondelez invests in functional foods startup Uplift Food

Mondelez International has taken a minority investment in Uplift Food, a US-based early-stage start-up focusing on prebiotic functional foods. This is the first venture investment Mondelez is making as part of SnackFutures...

4 hours ago

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Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing in the wake of Leaving Neverland

Louis Vuitton is pulling Michael Jackson-inspired items from its autumn/winter 2019 menswear collection, as controversy mounts following the release of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland...

2 days ago

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Barbie at 60: instrument of female oppression or positive influence?

Barbie Millicent Roberts, from Wisconsin US, is celebrating her 60th birthday. She is a toy. A doll. Yet she has grown into a phenomenon. An iconic figure, recognised by millions of children and adults worldwide...

By Gemma Witcomb 11 Mar 2019

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Jeans maker Diesel files for bankruptcy in the U.S

Diesel USA, the clothing maker famous for its five-pocket jeans, filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court this week...

7 Mar 2019

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Samsung rolls out experiential stores in the U.S.

Samsung has opened three physical Experience Stores in major U.S. cities, where customers can to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance...

25 Feb 2019

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Toys 'R' Us reincarnated as Tru Kids

Less than a year after Toys 'R' Us liquidated its assets and shut the doors to hundreds of toy stores and Babies 'R' Us stores in the U.S., the company has reemerged under a new brand...

13 Feb 2019

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Amazon's Project Zero lets brands remove fake product listings

Through a new initiative called Project Zero, Amazon wants to empower brands to help stop the spread of counterfeit products on the marketplace...

5 Mar 2019

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Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch acquires Cutwater Spirits

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has announced that San Diego-based spirits and canned cocktail company Cutwater Spirits is joining its Beyond Beer portfolio...

26 Feb 2019

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Nestlé rolls out first Starbucks-branded products after licensing deal

Nestlé has announced the global launch of a new range of coffee products under the Starbucks brand. The new range consists of 24 products as well as the first Starbucks capsules developed using Nespresso...

15 Feb 2019

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Festival-goers can now shop and ship to Amazon lockers at Coachella

Visitors to the USA's popular Coachella festival in April will now be able to shop festival essentials from Amazon to be delivered to an Amazon locker located inside the event...

14 Feb 2019

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