American Apparel is seeking bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year, unable to find its footing in a shifting retail landscape and after a contentious fight for control with company founder Dov Charney. Canada’s Gildan Activewear is buying the American Apparel brand, notorious for sexually provocative ad campaigns, for $66 million.… Continue reading [BRANDS]#ACQUISITION: AMERICAN APPAREL JUST FILED FOR BANKRUPCY AND GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR CANADA WANTS TO BUY IT.
Leonardo DiCaprio is a stickler for detail when playing the part of a new movie character and it seems like the Hollywood star is just as obsessive when it comes to hotel design. The artists’ renderings for his new resort on a small island off the coast of Belize – slated for opening in 2018… Continue reading [LUXURY]#LIFESTYLE: LEONARDO DICARPRIO’S 104 ACRE PRIVATE ECO-ISLAND RESORT OFF BELIZE. TAKE A LOOK:
Becoming President-elect has not redeemed Trump’s brand in the eyes of other brands. After the election, Macy’s announced that Trump brand clothing would not find its way back in to the retailer’s stores, after it had stopped carrying the collection more than a year ago. At the time, Trump hit back with a statement about… Continue reading [BREAKING!]#OOPS: THIS PRO-TRUMP TWEET BY NEW BALANCE JUST FRIED THE BRAND IN UNITED STATES AS MACY’S BAN ALL DONALD TRUMP MENSWEAR IN THEIR STORES.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) reported its first quarterly net profit in more than three years on Wednesday as record deliveries helped to offset rising expenses related to next year’s roll-out of the company’s mass-market Model 3 sedan. Tesla, led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, recorded net income of $21.9 million, or 14 cents per share,… Continue reading [BRAND WEEK]#REPORT: TESLA RECORDS THIRD QUARTER PROFIT FOR 2016.
We just love Mercedes Benz and we pledge allegiance to be biased about this brand. When it comes to MB, with reckless abandon, we throw all sense of objectivity into a oblivion. Mercedes benz is a true definition of class. Mercedes unveiled not one, but two pickup truck concepts previewing the regular production version of… Continue reading [LUXURY BRANDS]#AUTO: MERCEDES BENZ ANNOUNCES THE X-CLASS PICK UP TRUCK CONCEPT 2017.
The nominees for the 2016 Fashion Awards, hosted by the British Fashion Council and Swarovski, were announced yesterday in Los Angeles. Selected by 1,500 fashion industry figures from 41 different countries, the nominees this year reflect a broader scope than ever before, with new categories like International Model and International Accessories Designer added to the… Continue reading [LUXURY BRANDS]#COUTURE: BRITIAIN FASHION COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR FASHION AWARDS 2016.
A new report claims Apple has ditched plans for its self-driving car, and some commentators are not impressed. In its place is a plan to develop an autonomous driving system, so the company can either work with manufacturers to give their car Apple-powered capabilities, or later return to the idea of building a car from… Continue reading [AUTOBRANDS]#GOGREEN: APPLE ENDS PRODUCTION OF APPLE CARS! EMPLOYEES FIRED!!
The Mercedes Benz E-CLASS 2017 sure looks like a cross between the C-class and the S-Class. Packed with a 2.0liter; 4 cylinder turbo engine mounted on a mix of aluminum chassis and steel suspensions that come with optional selectable dampers between sports and comfort, the E-Class packs a punch of 9-speed automatic transmission delivering over 241… Continue reading [ADVERTISING]#TVC: THE MERCEDES BENZ E-CLASS 2017 TV COMMERCIAL. WATCH AD:
Donatella Versace announced online that the iconic Medusa Brand will be collaborating on a collection for Versus Versace, the high-fashion house’s sibling brand. The former one Direction singer had released a line of merch at ZaynMalikStore.com earlier this year. Zayn Malik will also be the face of ZAYN x VERSUS Malik, which will be available… Continue reading [BRANDS]#ENDORSEMENTS: ZAYN MALIK IS COLLABORATING WITH VERSACE; GIGI HADID TO MODEL THEIR CLOTHING LINE.
Puma has endorsed The Weeknd as its newest brand ambassador with a collaborative shoe and clothing line set to release in 2017; the athletic wear brand announced today. After releasing a new single “Starboy” off his new album last Friday and breaking the record for most streams ever, you could say the singer’s having a… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENTS: PUMA JUST SIGNED THE WEEKEND AS IT’S BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR 2016.
Apple has retained its title as the UK’s perceived “coolest” brand, despite growing doubts over the company’s ability to innovate. Innovation is one of four “cool” factors measured by the CoolBrands survey, but naysaying over Apple did not prevent the company winning out over Glastonbury, Netflix, Aston Martin and Nike. The top ten was rounded… Continue reading [BRANDS]#RATINGS: APPLE IS NOW UK’S MOST CHARISMATIC BRAND ACCORDING TO COOLBRANDS UK.
Founded 22 January 1993 (23 years ago) Norwegian Air Shuttle, trading as Norwegian , is the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe, the second-largest airline in Scandinavia , and the ninth-largest airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers. It offers a high-frequency domestic flight schedule within Scandinavia and Finland, and to business destinations such… Continue reading [ENEWS] #BRANGELINA: BRANDS ARE EXPLOITING BRAD PITT AND ANGELINA JOLIE’S DIVORCE. CHECK PEOPLE’S REACTION: