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Cannabis company Aphria looks to add consumer products brands as it waits for U.S. pot legalization

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Irwin Simon, the CEO of Canadian cannabis company Aphria, is looking for additional opportunities to acquire brands in the consumer products space, hoping to grow beyond cannabis. “There’s many opportunities in the U.S. right now with food and drink and......

Ready to dress up again, teens turn to online brands Shein and Princess Polly, and thrift store finds

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Teen spending is slowly ticking up from record lows, according to a new survey, as teens show signs they’re ready to get dressed up, go out and socialize again. A generation known to be glued to social media apps like......

People Are Sharing What Famous Brands’ Slogans Should Be If They Were Honest (35 Pics)

Companies spend big bucks to make us remember them. They put billboards along the roads, run commercials during the Super Bowl, and have celebrities posting their products on social media. But whatever message they’re trying to send, ultimately it’s the relationship we have with them that matters. A few days......

Global Brands Find It Hard to Untangle Themselves From Xinjiang Cotton

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Faced with accusations that it was profiting from the forced labor of Uyghur people in the Chinese territory of Xinjiang, the H&M Group — the world’s second-largest clothing retailer — promised last year to stop buying cotton from......

Study finds carcinogen above FDA limit in several hand sanitizer brands

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hand sanitizers have become trusted tools to keep people safe and healthy in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic — but now, an independent study suggests some products may be having the opposite effect. Valisure, an independent pharmacy and......

Victoria’s Secret-owner L Brands shares jump on raised profit outlook, thanks to stimulus boost

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pedestrians wearing protective masks carry Victoria’s Secret Stores LLC shopping bags in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Victoria’s Secret-owner L Brands on Friday raised its profit outlook for......

Xinjiang cotton: Chinese brands championed as backlash against West grows

Anta, the world’s third biggest sportswear company, said on Weibo it was a member of BCI, but was pulling out of the initiative. “We have always bought and used cotton produced in China, including Xinjiang cotton, and in the future we will continue to do so,” it said. BBC –......

Brands Drop David Dobrik Following Misconduct Allegations Originating From Previous Videos – E! Online

Brands are cutting ties with YouTube star David Dobrik following misconduct allegations. On March 16, Business Insider published an interview with a woman–who spoke out on the condition… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Utz Brands doubles down on digital ads to grow snack sales, retain customers

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Utz Brands CEO Dylan Lissette told CNBC Friday that the company is increasing its marketing spend on digital advertising to reach new customers and grow snack sales. “We’re putting a lot of money there. As we go forward into 2021......

Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands shares rise after retailer hikes outlook, reinstates dividend

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pedestrians walk past a Victoria’s Secret store, a subsidiary of L Brands, in New York. Craig Warga | Bloomberg | Getty Images L Brands shares shot up nearly 7% in premarket trading Friday after the company hiked its profit outlook......

Free samples with your curbside groceries: How brands are wooing Walmart’s online shoppers

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Cure Hydration got picked up by major retailers during the pandemic. Without in-store demos, it had to come up with creative ways to get its fruit-flavored electrolyte drinks into shopping carts. Cure Hydration Cure Hydration’s lucky break came at a......

Brands hope to cash in on Clubhouse audio app frenzy

(Reuters) – Last month, during a live game show on audio-chat app Clubhouse, tech entrepreneur and investor Noah Lichtenstein and his co-hosts handed out $3,200 in prizes funded by Square Inc-owned payment company Cash App, which sponsored the event. FILE PHOTO: The social audio app Clubhouse is seen on a......

Meet the woman on a mission to have retailers commit 15% of their shelf space to Black-owned brands

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Aurora James was frustrated when she would go to stores and see a lack of Black-owned brands on shelves. It was out of that frustration that the fashion designer decided she needed to be a part of the solution......

Show Your Support for 22 These Female-Led Brands on International Women’s Day – E! Online

We independently selected these products because we love them, and we hope you do too. Shop with E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a commission if you purchase something through our… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate......

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