| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Malcolm (Mal) MacDougall, a Madison Avenue veteran best known for his "just for the taste of it" ad campaign introducing Diet Coke, died Friday in New York. He was 86.
The cause was complications of cancer, said his business partner, Stephen Judson....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A century-old Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in a formerly run-down section of downtown Los Angeles is about to pop as a plush new office and retail complex.
The elaborate makeover of the three-story brick-clad building most recently used as a toy...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Chicago-based Commonground, one of the largest multicultural advertising agencies in the U.S., just got a lot bigger.
The 10-year-old agency recently joined forces with two leading Hispanic agencies, Miami-based MGSCOMM and New York-based Vidal...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Nothing intimidated John Cena, who regularly faces 300-pound men in the wrestling ring -- until he had to audition for Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer.
No slouch himself, packing 250 pounds onto a muscular 6-foot-one-inch frame, Cena was eager to make the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Voters in two Western states are caught in fierce battles over whether consumers will know what is deep inside their food.
Oregon and Colorado on Nov. 4 will decide the fate of labeling laws for genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, the latest fronts...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Work will begin Monday on a massive new warehouse in Aberdeen for which the developer has not signed a tenant.
The 571,000-square-foot project at the Perryman Logistics Center is one of six new buildings Chesapeake Real Estate Group has in the works,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:28 PM
hen you first meet Rob and Jim Brooks, you find two quiet, unassuming men who could be standing next to you in line at the supermarket or making pleasant conversation while waiting for your lunch order at a pizza joint in center city Allentown.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Should children have the legal right to purchase products that are excessively high in added sugar, such as soda and candy? The quick and obvious answer is "yes." After all, sugary products are a source of calories, and calories are required for survival....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:33 PM
It’s no secret that corporate sponsors have taken over the sports world. You may not like how Capital One, Vizio and Bright House have barged into the vocabulary, but you have to admire their zeal in brand promotion.
Or you could just shake your...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Coca-Cola Co., the world's largest beverage company, is targeting the increasingly buzzy energy drink market by taking a minority stake in a key industry player, Southland company Monster Beverage Corp.
In what one analyst called a "blockbuster deal,"...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Shares of energy drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. got a jolt after Coca-Cola Co. agreed to take a minority stake in the Corona company.
Monster shares soared $21.84, more than 30%, to $93.49 Friday, a day after the deal was announced after the close...