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.
Party foul! One analyst says a mix-up in Nielsen data was actually underestimating sales of Boston Beer's Angry Orchard Cider.
Frito-Lay announces the winner of its second annual Do Us A Flavor promotion.
The company will not change the name of its "Hazed and Confused" flavor, despite complaints from anti-hazing activists. The Daily Mail reports.
The United States must still reform its meat labeling rules after losing a challenge brought by Mexico and Canada, the WTO said.
"Beer has to have water," says the manager of one brewery.
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