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  • Boeing will 'fight' revamped Airbus A330, defends 787 Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    LONDON, July 10- Boeing hit back on Thursday at proposals by rival Airbus to revamp its A330 passenger jet, saying it would "fight" in the marketplace and was confident that its newer 787 Dreamliner was a more valuable plane.

  • HSN names new president in expanded role Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— HSN Inc.' s Chief Marketing Officer Bill Brand is adding the title of president of its namesake division as the home shopping network aims to deepen its entertainment experience for its viewers in the digital age, the company announced Tuesday. Brand had previously served as an executive at VH1 and Lifetime Television.

  • Luxury Rolls-Royce car sales soar worldwide Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    LONDON— They are rolling symbols of wealth and excess, starting at $263,000 a pop, with most buyers choosing custom options that can easily double the price. Rolls-Royce reported a startling rise in demand for their distinctive cars Tuesday.

  • It's still the US vs. Germany in World Cup apparel Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Germany's Andre Schurrle reacts after scoring a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match between Germany and Algeria on June 30, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

    Nike of the U.S. and Germany's Adidas and Puma, the three largest soccer apparel companies, poured marketing money into the tournament.

  • *Helps banks to navigate restrictions in Turkey, Algeria. In January, Dubai- based Noor Islamic Bank changed its name to Noor Bank. Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, the emirate's largest sharia-compliant lender, now plans to call itself Abu Dhabi International Bank when operating abroad.

  • Burger King sells gay pride Whopper Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:50 PM ET
    The Proud Whopper by Burger King

    Burger King has concocted yet another way to have it your way: a gay pride burger.

  • Burger King sells 'Proud Whopper' in San Francisco Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Burger King is celebrating gay pride with a message on its Whopper wrappers. The marketing effort is part of Burger King's push to connect with customers in a more meaningful way, particularly with the younger individuals fast-food chains are known for courting.

  • Quiznos emerges from bankruptcy Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    DENVER— Quiznos said Tuesday that it has emerged from bankruptcy after restructuring its finances. CEO Stuart Mathis said it plans to increase sales by revitalizing the brand and reinforcing itself as a place for a "fresh, high-quality and great-tasting alternative to traditional fast food offerings."

  • NEW YORK, June 30- Even as BlackRock Inc is set to amass $1 trillion in exchange-traded fund assets in its iShares business, U.S. retail investors increasingly prefer to send their money to low-cost leader Vanguard Group, highlighting a weak spot for the world's biggest money manager.

  • SYDNEY, June 30- The Australian unit of Chinese agribusiness COFCO Corp will stop selling sugar through an industry-owned marketing body from 2017, part of a shake up of the export model in the world's third-largest shipper of raw sweetener.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Bumble Bee Foods is preparing a sale process that could value North America's largest producer and marketer of canned tuna and sardines at as much as $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Still time to get travel bargains for July 4 Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:25 AM ET
    Atlantic City, New Jersey, hosts one of the largest fireworks displays in the United States.

    Hotel and air rates in many destinations are either flat or lower than 2013, but July 4 travel is up for a third year in a row.

  • SEATTLE, June 19- Microsoft Corp's new chief executive, Satya Nadella, likes to boast that Bing is growing and powers 30 percent of the Internet search market, making it a worthy competitor to Google Inc..

  • Ikea ‘crushes’ blogger in trademark spat Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 6:56 AM ET

    Jules Yap might be Ikea's biggest fan, but the owner of a site that shows users how to modify Ikea furniture, is in conflict with the chain.

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it's offering at least a million cellphone users the chance to use an Apple Inc iPhone in a free one-week trial of the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier's network with unlimited access.

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- U.S. senators heavily criticized the marketing practices of e-cigarette companies on Wednesday, saying their use of glamorous models, celebrities and cartoon characters attracts children and risks creating a new generation of nicotine addicts at a time when traditional smoking rates are declining.

  • June 17- Adobe Systems Inc, the maker of Photoshop and Acrobat software, reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by higher subscription sales of its Creative Cloud and Marketing Cloud suites.

  • Has Twitter cracked ad sales?     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses Twitter's attempt to boost ad sales and become a "friend" of television.

  • *To enter Korea, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia from next year. TOKYO, June 17- Japan's Fast Retailing Co Ltd aims to establish its GU clothing brand in neighbouring markets before tackling the West in a few years' time with the low-priced cousin of casual marque Uniqlo.

  • NEW YORK, June 16- Private equity firms Leonard Green& Partners LP and CVC Capitals Partners Ltd are in advanced talks to acquire consumer marketing company Advantage Sales& Marketing Inc for more than $4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.