Coca-Cola and Burger King are rolling out drink machines that let customers create their own flavours, mixed from more than 100 sparking and still brands.
The Guardian’s website has lost ground on market-leading MailOnline, after traffic to guardian.co.uk dropped 12.16% between April and May to a 2012-low of 3,405,011 average daily browsers.
Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, will be joined by Lord Sebastian Coe and Brazilian footballer Ronaldo on stage at Cannes Lions today for his annual debate, which this year focuses on the importance of live events.
P&G, an official Olympic sponsor has funded the production of The Big Celebrity Clean Up, a Channel 5 makeover programme that features celebrities helping to regenerate East London ahead of the Olympic Games.
Amazon is expanding its Appstore, which largely provides apps for the Kindle Fire tablet in the US, to Europe this summer, sparking speculation that it is gearing up for the tablet’s international launch.
Relentless Energy Drink is launching its first TV marketing campaign this summer, starring rapper Professor Green, its newly appointed brand ambassador.
Unofficial Rolex page is top for brand engagement on Facebook.
Greeenpeace has taken just 24 hours to create an ad that calls for the protection of the North Pole and the creation of a global sanctuary to prevent oil drilling in the Arctic.
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK
The bank named Simon Potter as the head of important markets group and manager of its regional System Open Market Account(SOMA)starting June 30. Potter, who is the co-head of the bank’s research and statistics group, will replace Brian Sack.
Japan’s biggest brokerage promoted Mark Williams to head of investment banking in Asia, excluding Japan, according to a memo seen by Reuters.
J.P. MORGAN PRIVATE BANK
The bank named Pierre-Alain Dana as senior investor for its private banking team in France. Based in Paris, Dana will report to Jean-Baptiste Douin, head of the private bank in France.
ABN AMRO PRIVATE BANKING
The bank named Hans-Peter Borgh as chief commercial officer for Asia and Middle East. Borgh, who will report to Hugues Delcourt, CEO, Private Banking Asia and Middle East, will join from Australia and New Zealand Banking Group.
The mutual insurance, retirement and investment group appointed Wendy Mayall as chief investment officer. Mayall will report to Philip Moore, group finance director.