Heineken & Union LA Debut Limited-Edition Sports Coat For #Heineken100 Program

Heineken & Union LA Debut Limited-Edition Sports Coat For #Heineken100 Program

Heineken USA launched an exclusive reverse-weave sports coat in partnership with legendary retail hotspot Union Los Angeles as part of the 2015 #Heineken100 program. Designed by Union Los Angeles Founder Chris Gibbs, the unstructured blazer marks the second of this year’s five collaborations created with local stores around the U.S. The one-of-a-kind product incorporates Japanese […]

Haggen Announces Plans to Exit from Pacific Southwest Market & Realignment of Footprint Around Pacific Northwest Operations

Haggen Announces Plans to Exit from Pacific Southwest Market & Realignment of Footprint Around Pacific Northwest Operations

Haggen announced its plan to exit from the Pacific Southwest market and realign its operations around 37 core stores and one stand-alone pharmacy in the Pacific Northwest as part of the Chapter 11 process. As part of its previously announced plan to right-size the Company, Sagent Advisors, LLC has been actively working to explore market […]

McDonald’s Adds New Senior Leadership Talent

McDonald’s Adds New Senior Leadership Talent

McDonald’s announced that the Board of Directors has appointed two new senior management positions to drive the company’s turnaround efforts. Effective Oct. 1, David Fairhurst will assume the newly expanded role of corporate executive vice president, chief people officer. Fairhurst will oversee global human resources with additional responsibility for global training. He will report directly […]

Samsung Pay processes transactions worth $30m in the month following South Korean launch

Samsung Pay processes transactions worth $30m in the month following South Korean launch

Samsung Electronics has said its mobile payment service has processed over $30m worth of transactions since its launch in home market South Korea. Since launching the mobile payment scheme one month ago, it has processed a more than 1.5 million total transactions via the NFC-based tech. The company claimed that approximately 60 percent of transactions […]

PizzaExpress launches delivery service in the UK as it turns 50

PizzaExpress launches delivery service in the UK as it turns 50

PizzaExpress is planning to build up a delivery business from 150 sites over the next five years and has already started with central London. Its branches in Thayer Street and St Bride Street are delivering using waiters, rather than traditional delivery drivers. Richard Hodgson, PizzaExpress CEO, said: “We’ve been making the best pizzas for 50 […]

JWT Melbourne Launches Interactive Campaign for La Trobe University

JWT Melbourne Launches Interactive Campaign for La Trobe University

Motion-activated technology has been put to innovative use in a new outdoor campaign for La Trobe University live in Melbourne, aimed at raising awareness about the benefits of dancing for sufferers of Parkinson’s disease. Created by J. Walter Thompson and JCDecaux, the campaign utilises JCDecaux interactive Innovate panels to showcase breakthrough research being undertaken by […]

eMarketer: Social Network Ad Revenues Accelerate Worldwide

eMarketer: Social Network Ad Revenues Accelerate Worldwide

Worldwide social network ad spending is accelerating even faster than expected, according to a new forecast from eMarketer. Global social network ad spending will reach $25.14 billion in 2015, higher than the $23.68 forecast in April. However, the pace at which the major players are growing differs greatly. The growth in social network ad spending […]

Airbnb Built a Giant 3-D Zoetrope for Wild Ad Showing a Different Side of Paris

Airbnb Built a Giant 3-D Zoetrope for Wild Ad Showing a Different Side of Paris

This week’s honors for most ambitious model making go to Airbnb and TBWA\Singapore for a truly insane contraption—a massive, handmade, 3-D zoetrope—built to film a simple anecdote about seeing more of cities like Paris with help from one’s local Airbnb host. The device is wild—measuring 3.8 meters in diameter, 11.9 meters in circumference and 1.5 […]