BATON ROUGE, La.-- Nearly 2,200 Louisiana residents signed up for health insurance through November with the federally-run online marketplace, a number that has edged up but falls far short of the thousands who are eligible for subsidized coverage.» Read More
DETROIT, Nov 8- General Motors Co's new Cadillac marketing chief believes it could take as long as a decade to build its reputation as a global luxury brand. Pre-bankruptcy, the Detroit company lacked the financial clout to boost demand beyond the small numbers sold outside the United States.
Home Depot announced it had fired an outside marketing agency responsible for issuing a racist tweet and apologized for the "offensive" message.
*Sale part of Nestle plan to shed underperforming brands. LONDON/ ZURICH, Nov 7- Nestle, the world's largest food group, is selling the bulk of its Jenny Craig weight-loss business to a U.S. private equity firm, part of a trend among consumer goods firms to shed underperforming businesses in a faltering global economy.
MADRID, Nov 6- When Catalonia's local language was reintroduced in the northern Spanish region's schools three decades ago, Nati Grabiel was on the frontlines of the effort, training teachers to educate in the Catalan tongue.
SEOUL, Nov 6- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd pledged to double its dividend yield, invest in new technology and boost marketing to topple Apple Inc in the mobile sector as it sought to ease investors' concerns over its sagging share price. Samsung trades at seven times projected earnings, while Apple trades at a premium of 12..
DETROIT, Nov 5- General Motors Co on Wednesday named a former BMW AG and German luxury goods company executive to spearhead Cadillac's marketing efforts to strengthen its brand outside the United States. Pre-bankruptcy, General Motors lacked the financial clout to boost demand beyond the small numbers sold outside the United States.
TAIPEI, Nov 5- Taiwan's success at designing and mass producing must-have gadgets for branded rivals such as Apple Inc makes it tougher for its companies trying to launch aspirational consumer brands of their own.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- In one of the largest health care fraud settlements in U.S. history, Johnson& Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, U.S.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- Johnson& Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to the U.S. government to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, a person familiar with the settlement said on Monday.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- Johnson& Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to the U.S. government to end multiple investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, a person familiar with the settlement said on Monday.
Nov 4- Ireland's Velti Plc said it would sell its mobile marketing business in the United States, Britain and India to a unit of Blackstone Group LP, and that it had filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 for its remaining U.S. operations.
Oct 29- Yelp Inc, operator of a consumer reviews website, reported a wider quarterly loss as it spent more on marketing. Yelp's net loss widened to $2.3 million, or 4 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $2.0 million, or 3 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 68 percent to $61.2 million.
CHICAGO, Oct 29- Cattle are entering U.S. packing plants slightly thinner than a year ago as feedlots rush the animals to market to cash in on record-high prices and are no longer feeding them the growth promotant Zilmax, analysts and economists said.
Trendy chains like Starbucks Corp, brands like Juan Valdez that represents Colombian growers and in-home espresso machines marketed by Nestle SA are some of the pioneers transforming the coffee consumption habits of the two countries' combined populations of nearly a quarter billion people.
LONDON, Oct 25- European regulators have recommended approval of Swiss firm Actelion's new pulmonary arterial hypertension drug Opsumit and a novel antidepressant called Brintellix from Denmark's Lundbeck.
*Glencore, Sumitomo to own 25.05 percent each. *Glencore to manage asset and marketing. MELBOURNE/ LONDON, Oct 25- Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its majority stake in Australia's third-largest thermal coal mine to Glencore Xstrata and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation for just over $1 billion, pushing ahead with plans to focus on larger, core operations.
A new social media campaign uses keg stands and Club Med to persuade young men to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
*Q3 operating profit 218 bln won vs 306 bln won fcast. SEOUL, Oct 24- South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, the world's No.2 TV maker, reported its lowest quarterly profit for 2013 on Thursday as its mobile business slipped into the red due to the cost of marketing its latest smartphone.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- AT&T Inc posted net income that was a penny ahead of Wall Street expectations on Wednesday on wireless profit margins that were better than some analysts expected. Moffett said AT&T is losing market share to Verizon and its much smaller rival T-Mobile US, which has been aggressively marketing its services to AT&T customers.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- Frustrated by the new U.S. federal and state health insurance exchanges? "You still have some time, and you should take it," says Carrie McLean, director of customer service for eHealth Inc, which runs the private insurance marketplace eHealthinsurance.com.