November 16, 2012

Starbucks has added to its tea portfolio by snapping up the Teavana brand, which sells high-end loose leaf teas in 300 shopping malls across the US. Read more: Twinkie maker Hostess to close. Read more:


November 16, 2012

A deal to buy the business is in place and the process is thought to be at the due diligence stage. Read more:

Account Moves

November 16, 2012

Kingfisher has handed MEC its consolidated £45 million media planning and buying business for its B&Q, TradePoint and Screwfix brands. Read more: JD Williams, the catalogue retailer, has appointed McCann Manchester to handle strategic and creative work for …


November 16, 2012

Innocent, the smoothies manufacturer and serial advertising account reviewer, has put its £6 million creative business up for pitch. Read more: Superdrug, the UK's second-largest health and beauty retailer, is reviewing its £5 million advertising account.…

THORN Launch Brings Technology Innovation to the Fight against Child Sexual Exploitation

November 15, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Nov 15, 2012 – The DNA Foundation today announced a new name and refined mission for its organization. DNA will now be known as THORN: Digital Defenders of Children. The foundation will focus on the role technology plays in crimes involving the sexual exploitation of child…