| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner's Turner unit is radically changing the structure of its ad-sales staff, resulting in the elevation of one of its top sales executives and the departure of another from the company.
Donna Speciale, a Madison Avenue veteran who once advised...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Steve Koonin, who as entertainment chief at Time Warner's Turner unit presided over a long run of growth at big cable networks like TNT, TBS, truTV and TCM, as well as a streak of aggressive, sometimes maverick promotional maneuvers, is leaving his post...
| Mar 28, 2014
On Thursday, Dream Town Realty's website home page contained the typical links to property listings and neighborhood information.
Beginning Friday, the Chicago firm will add a banner to its home page touting its new division, Pride of Ownership, which...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
After spending much of the past decade financing movies, Ryan Kavanaugh is expanding heavily into the advertising arena, launching Madvine as an in-house agency that will manage the entire marketing campaigns of brands like Evian while also integrating...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A new ad featuring a sexy Scarlett Johansson is slated to run during the Super Bowl — as long as it gets one significant tweak. Advertiser SodaStream has to take the words right out of ScarJo's mouth.
No, not the ones in the beginning where she...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Every year, there's always one Super Bowl ad that generates a bit of next-day controversy. And this year's ad appears to be Coca-Cola's "It's Beautiful" ad.
The one-minute ad features children and adults from all walks of life, from across the country,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Coca-Cola Co. has announced that it will split its North America business into two units as it aims to return to a traditional franchising model.
The Atlanta-based beverage giant also announced changes in its top leadership.
The company said...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Coca-Cola Co., faced with tepid demand and a drop in fourth-quarter earnings, said Tuesday it was initiating a $1-billion cost-cutting campaign to improve profitability.
The world's largest beverage company said Tuesday that profit fell 8.4% in the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Caramel color is an additive that gives your bubbly soda that distinct amber hue.
But some of the artificial coloring also contains a potentially carcinogenic chemical called 4-methylimidazole or 4-MeI.
Although there are no federal limits on its use,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of caramel colorings used in a variety of foods, including colas and other dark soft drinks, to determine whether the agency should act to limit consumers' exposure to a chemical created during...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Q: I've seen publicity about a device used by the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Bethlehem to remove snow and ice from the roofs of the company's tractor-trailers to comply with state law, and more importantly, to help protect all motorists. I've suggested...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Viewers of "American Idol" last night may have had to rub their eyes during certain moments in the program: Were those TV commercials running at the same time as segments from the program?
In an expansion of an experiment begun last season, the 21st...