Master P gets into the breakfast business with Uncle P’s Hoo...
CPG

On Oct. 2, the serial-entrepreneur revealed that he’s now in the business of cereal. Uncle P’s Hoody Hoos Cereal will be available in stores this fall. The cereal will come in flavors which includ...

Rolling Out
October 8, 2020

Spotify is leaning on influencers to win the podcasting wars
Tech

For Spotify and its podcast listeners (median age: 26 years old), leaning on the massive audiences of influencers is a way to tap directly into the Gen Z market and cut their entertainment clutter. ...

Fast Company
October 8, 2020

Pandemic hits fair event centers hard
Attractions - Live Entertainment

Due to the pandemic, and related health guidelines, most Ohio fairs have been limited to junior fairs only. In addition, between restrictions and concerns about mass gatherings in the spring and summ...

Farm and Dairy
October 8, 2020

Disney slams California governor after he slows reopening of C...
Attractions - Live Entertainment

A trade group presenting theme parks, the California Attractions and Parks Association, said there is no reason for the attractions to remain closed when there is ample evidence they can reopen safe...

USA Today
October 8, 2020

Marvel’s WandaVision, Falcon and Winter Soldier get McDo...
CPG - Dining - Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Disney and McDonald's are offering a new collection of Marvel movie character toys. For the full story, visit CNET  -  https://www.cnet.com/news/marvels-wandavision-falcon-and-winter-soldier-get...

CNET
October 8, 2020

Tracking how brands are marketing around an uncertain NFL seas...
Sports

A continually updated look at how marketers are adapting For the full story, visit AdAge  -  https://adage.com/article/cmo-strategy/nfl-playbook-tracking-how-brands-are-marketing-around-uncertain...

Ad Age
October 8, 2020

Pummeled by the Pandemic, Hotel Owners Get Creative With Their...
Travel

Hotels have been trying to reinvent themselves — as schools, emergency housing, wedding halls or homeless shelters — even as the new uses may come up short on revenue. For the full story, visi...

NY Times
October 8, 2020

Alcohol industry calls for immediate end of tariffs on wine an...
Beverages - Travel

World Trade Organization (WTO) authorized the European Union to impose $4 billion in tariffs on goods from the U.S. in response to a dispute over Boeing. For the full story, visit The Hill  -  ht...

The Hill
October 8, 2020

Facebook is a social network monopoly that buys, copies or kil...
Tech

Facebook could be forced to divest or operationally separate photo-sharing service Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp, both of which it acquired. For the full story, visit CNBC  -  https://www...

CNBC
October 8, 2020

BMW says Brexit could cost auto industry several billion dolla...
Automotive - Travel

CFO Nicolas Peter on Thursday said Britain's separation from the European Union could cost carmakers and suppliers up to $13 billion unless cross-border trade remains tariff-free and unbureaucratic. ...

Auto News
October 8, 2020

Everything you need to know about the new Xbox Series X
Gaming

We are now in a position to look at the Xbox Series X in detail, to better understand the system that's being billed as Microsoft's fastest and most capable console ever – a powerhouse that could dr...

Games Radar
October 8, 2020

Global TV shipments hit record high last quarter
Tech

62.05 million units were shipped over the course of the quarter, a 12.9 percent increase over the same period last year, and 38.8 percent increase from the previous quarter. For the full story, vi...

The Verge
October 8, 2020

Snapchat expands ‘first commercial’ video ad takeo...
Tech

Snap this month will roll out in the U.S. its "first commercial" format, a six-second, non-skippable video takeover that's guaranteed to be seen as the first ad of the day in Snapchat. For the ful...

Mobile Marketer
October 8, 2020

How Pepsi Got Suckered Into Every Hot Branding Trend
Beverages

As if LaCroix, Liquid Death, and Topo Chico weren’t enough to keep the beverage aisle exciting, there’s a new water upstart slated to make its way onto supermarket shelves in the first quarter of ...

Medium
October 7, 2020

KOHL’S DEBUTS HOLIDAY TOY SHOP
Retail

Kohl’s is getting into the holiday spirit with the launch of its expanded seasonal toy department. For the full story, visit Toybook  -  https://toybook.com/kohls-debuts-holiday-toy-shop/

Toybook
October 7, 2020

NHL turns to new ad tech to make up for missed revenue due to ...
Sports

After bubble experiment, NHL turns to new ad tech to make up for missed revenue due to coronavirus. It wasn’t easy and most likely will result in hundreds of millions in losses due to Covid-19. F...

CNBC
October 7, 2020

The US Army is putting AR goggles on military dogs
Pets - Tech

In this particular dog’s case, though, the goggles are more than just an accessory: They’re an augmented reality device designed specifically for use by canine members of the military. Fo...

engadget
October 7, 2020

New Player in the Electric Car industry
Automotive

Swiss electric car startup Piëch Automotive has added another name to its already impressive roster of execs and financial backers. For the full story, visit Autoweek  -  https://www.autoweek.co...

Autoweek
October 7, 2020

Super Nintendo World will open in 2021
Gaming

Super Nintendo World was originally planned to open before the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, but the date was pushed back along with the Games themselves due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the ...

The Verge
October 7, 2020

Riot games is set to close down their Sydney offices
Esports

In a joint statement from Riot Games’ Managing Director of North America & Oceania Malte Wagener; and Global Esports Director of Operations Tom Martell, the company said that it had closed its S...

Esports Observer
October 7, 2020

Good-bye, Ruby Tuesday?
Dining

Ruby Tuesday has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on business. For the full story, visit Delish.com  -  https://www.delish.com/food-news/a34300845/ruby-tues...

Delish.com
October 7, 2020

LeBron James And His I Promise Students Adorn Iconic Wheaties ...
CPG - Sports

James will have to wait until Friday for a chance to win his fourth NBA crown, but he picked up another accolade today when General Mills announced that James will be the next athlete to grace the ico...

Forbes
October 7, 2020

How much has changed for Latinx designers?
Health & Beauty

Fashion's long-standing emphasis on European designers has kept Latinx creators out of the spotlight, but there's a shift under way. For the full story, visit Fashion News  -  https://wwd.com/fas...

Fashion News
October 7, 2020

Victoria Beckham debuts Posh lipstick range
Health & Beauty

“Posh Lipstick is my most personal product yet. I’ve always felt a strong emotional connection to lipstick, and this collection personifies my journey to the woman I am today, celebrating every st...

Global Cosmetic News
October 7, 2020

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ delays summer 2021 rele...
Theatrical

The tentpole is the latest Hollywood event pic to shift course yet again because of the pandemic. For the full story, visit Hollywood Reporter  -  https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ju...

Hollywood Reporter
October 7, 2020

U.S. Theaters stare down worst-case scenario for 2020
Live Entertainment - Theatrical

With New York and Los Angeles cinemas still shuttered, "the business feels dead" as studios pull major tentpoles and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo comes under fire for keeping N.Y.C. cinemas closed. F...

Hollywood Reporter
October 7, 2020

Nickelodeon is creating a news team with CBS News producer Mag...
Television

Laguerre-Wilkinson joins as VP of news programming, and she'll also serve as exec producer on Nick News. For the full story, visit Kidscreen  -  https://kidscreen.com/2020/10/06/nickelodeon-creat...

Kidscreen
October 7, 2020

Warner Bros. drives into preschool with Batwheels
CPG - Streaming - Television - Toys

The vehicles of the DC Universe are getting their own series, which will race onto Cartoon Network and HBO Max. For the full story, visit Kidscreen  -  https://kidscreen.com/2020/10/07/warner-bro...

Kidscreen
October 7, 2020

Kids broadcasters focus on OTT, acquisitions, teen markets as ...
Streaming - Television

 Children’s broadcasters are using this time to scope out the acquisitions market as well as apply strategies to entice tweens and teens to their streaming platforms.  For the full story, visit...

Variety
October 7, 2020

Audra McDonald, Meryl Streep, Lin-Manuel Miranda, More Set for...
Live Entertainment

A re-imagined virtual gala from The Public Theater will be a star-studded affair as the institution looks to the future following the year’s reckoning around racism in the country. For the full s...

Playbill
October 7, 2020

General Mills goes back to the ‘80s’ taste with four break...
Retail

The company is bringing back the “flavors and shapes” of cereals that you loved as a kid and offering a special streaming event, “General Mills Presents: The Ultimate Saturday Morning Drive-In" ...

PennLive
October 7, 2020

Amazon sellers are charging up 14 times the usual price on som...
Online - Retail

Six months into the coronavirus crisis, products have sold on Amazon for between two and 14 times pricier than identical products sold elsewhere, according to a U.S. PIRG Education Fund analysis of 10...

Marketwatch
October 7, 2020

Drive-through haunt at Orange County fairgrounds may save Hall...
Attractions - Live Entertainment

The answer lies in bringing the fright factor directly to revelers, instead of the other way around, by letting patrons remain inside their vehicles while the horror comes to them. For the full sto...

LA Times
October 7, 2020

Brand USA Global Marketplace Builds the Future of U.S. Tourism
Online - Travel

The custom-built, always-on virtual platform will host several marketing activities connecting international audiences with the U.S. travel industry. For the full story, visit Global Newswire  - ...

Global Newswire
October 7, 2020

Mercedes-Benz announces several new electric cars, teases EQE ...
Automotive

It starts with the launch of the EQA electric crossover by the end of the year — followed by the Mercedes-Benz EQS electric luxury sedan next year. For the full story, visit Electrek, YouTube  -...

Electrek, YouTube
October 6, 2020

2 months of Epix, Lifetime Movie Club and more for $2 ahead of...
Retail - Streaming

Shoppers can sign up for two months of Epix, PBS Documentaries… For the full story, visit USA Today  -  https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/reviewedcom/2020/10/05/prime-day-2020-get-2-months-ep...

USA Today
October 6, 2020

Southwest CEO announces pay cuts to avoid layoffs, furloughs t...
Travel

In a video to employees Monday, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly announced that the airline will need to "sacrifice more" by undergoing pay cuts in an effort to avoid layoffs and furloughs through 2021 For...

FOX Business
October 6, 2020

Halloween 2020: Lowe’s to have early curbside trick-or-t...
Retail

But some national chains – including Lowe's and Krispy Kreme – plan to offer alternatives. For the full story, visit USA Today  -  https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/10/05/covid-trick-...

USA Today
October 6, 2020

Led Zeppelin victorious in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ pl...
Music

British rock band Led Zeppelin effectively won a long-running legal battle over claims it stole the opening guitar riff from its signature 1971 song "Stairway to Heaven." For the full story, visit ...

CNN
October 6, 2020

Fleetwood Mac’s Dreams breaks streaming records after vi...
Music - Online - Streaming

Fleetwood Mac’s Dreams has experienced a huge boost in popularity since being featured in a blissful TikTok video, earning its highest-ever streaming numbers in the US. For the full story, visit ...

The Guardian
October 6, 2020

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