| 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 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,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After years of debating the issue, a group of major advertisers has decided that viewers who watch favorite TV shows up to a week after they air are worth some money.
The nation's largest broadcast networks have struck a deals with one major ad-buying...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen.
Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Want to see your name on a bottle of Coke, Diet Coke or Coke Zero? If you're someone who likes to see your name on stuff, Coca-Cola is taking product personalization to the next level.
For the first time, the beverage company has replaced the logo on...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In 1995, Microsoft paid a reported $4 million to use The Rolling Stones' famous song "Start Me Up" in ads for its Windows95. According to one of Madison Avenue's most influential agencies, in 2014 that money would not be well spent.
MediaVest, an ad-...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Back in mid-1930s Los Angeles, Hubert Hansen probably never envisioned that his fresh juice business would turn into a monster.
Monster Beverage Corp. of Corona has become a giant in the energy drink industry and may be on track to overtake its...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. is now selling three flavors of its alcoholic drinks in 8-ounce cans, as it tries to appeal to people looking for smaller servings.
The Chicago-based malt beverage company said on Tuesday that its Mike's Harder Lemonade, Mike's...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:45 AM
LONDON - Oil company BP and the maker of Budweiser beer joined the ranks Monday of World Cup sponsors pressing soccer's rulers to tackle corruption allegations over the awarding of the 2022 tournament to Qatar.
The calls, which followed similar...