Sometimes the sports marketing universe aligns in perfect ways. For Skechers and Meb Keflezighi, August 2011 was one of those times.
Weeks after criticizing Nasdaq for the handling of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital has its own troubles; Green Mountain Coffee "hyper" growth is over; Yelp surges after revenues; the Fed hints the economy may be slowing and traders are watching the ECB meetings tomorrow.
Seventeen year old Missy Franklin, who won Olympic Gold in the 100m backstroke and also captured a Bronze in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, is now swimming in the fast lane toward endorsement riches.
Some commercially produced caramel apples may have caused an outbreak of food poisoning linked to five deaths.
A vodka cocktail served in one of Icelandair's hotels was named 'Apartheid.'
Thai Union Frozen Products agreed to buy Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5 billion as part of a plan to double revenue through overseas acquisitions.
Cereal Killer Cafe opened last week in London's hip East End. Here, CNBC looks at some of world's craziest hipster hangouts.
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