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Roku plunges after Best Buy and Amazon partner to sell smart TVs

Shares of Roku plunged more than 8 percent Wednesday after Amazon and Best Buy announced plans to team up to sell smart TVs.<p>Under the deal, Best Buy …

eCommerce

Sol cycle: MillerCoors wants to crack the Mexican import market

When it comes to Mexican beers, Corona might own the beach, but MillerCoors is staking its claim to the sun. After taking control of little-known Sol …

Advertising Industry

Budweiser and Jim Beam team up for new beer

Bud and Beam are getting hitched in a first-of-its-kind marketing partnership bringing together a major beer and whiskey brand.<p>Budweiser in September …

Advertising Industry

Bud Light Debuts Orange For Summer, 'Refreshes' Lime

Bud Light has launched an orange variety for summer, and “refreshed” its lime variety, available year-round.<p>“Our millennial consumers are eager to …

Advertising Industry

Target Is Launching Its Own $5 Bottle of Rosé

Last August, Target launched California Roots, a line of wine exclusive to the retailer with a price point that most shoppers can get behind: a …

Rosé

The craft beer industry’s buzz is wearing off

Has craft beer peaked? In one sign that the industry has grown less frothy, more craft breweries closed in 2017 than any time in the past decade.<p>And while the craft beer makers saw more growth in production than the overall market last year, their pace is slowing.<p>A new report by the Brewers …

Beer

Brewing Giant Ab InBev’s No-boil Breakthrough Leads To More Eco-friendly Beer

AB InBev is the world’s largest brewer of beer. They rake in almost 30% of the world’s total beer sales, so when they come up with a way to green up …

Beer

What MRC Accreditation Actually Means for Facebook

Facebook is swimming in questions about how Cambridge Analytica improperly pulled data on millions of users, but it’s also trying to smooth over one …

Digital Advertising

April 2, 2018 Content Chat Recap: Content Curation That Builds Your Brand

This week we were joined by Christel ven der Boom (@xtel), Flipboard’s head of comms, to talk about the value of content curation.<p>Q1: What is content …

Marketing

How Did Lift Tickets Become So Expensive?

<b>Buy the ticket (If you can afford it). Take the ride.</b><p><i>Words: Jesse Huffman</i><i>(Originally published in the latest print volume of TransWorld SNOWboarding</i> …

Skiing

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

College & University

It's a catch: NFL owners approve simplified catch language

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Maybe it's too late for Jesse James and the Steelers or Zach Miller and the Bears.<p>No matter, the NFL has a simplified catch rule designed to eliminate confusion — and, the league hopes, controversy — about receptions.<p>Team owners unanimously approved the new language Tuesday, …

NFL

For military veterans suffering from PTSD, are service dogs good therapy?

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — Adam Fuller credits a simple, one-word command — and a black Lab mix named J.D. — with helping to save his life.<p>“Cover,” he tells J.D., who is sitting to his left in a grassy field next to a park playground. The dog calmly walks to Fuller’s right, then sits facing …

Mental Health

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

New Study: Mobile Mindset Is Paramount in the Attention Economy

When trying to engage and build relationships with consumers while they’re on their mobile devices, mindset matters. That was the conclusion of a landmark study conducted with Kantar Millward Brown in January. The research firm profiled two thousand heavy smartphone users in the U.S. and the U.K. …

With Facebook’s News Feed Changes, Canvas Ads Take Center Stage

With the announcement of the recent Facebook News Feed changes, which place emphasis on content from individual users over posts from brands, one …

Advertising Industry
Beer

AB InBev Promotes Brands' 100% Renewable Energy Status With Logo

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s commitment to sustainability is central on its website, and now it’s evident on its bottles and cans, starring with its …

Alcohol
Alcohol
Skiing

End of an era: Millennials brought about the downfall of one of America's most iconic beer brands

The "King of Beers" has fallen on some hard times.<p>Budweiser, once the best-selling beer in America, is no longer in the top three best-selling brands, CNN reports.<p>Miller Lite beat out Budweiser in US sales in 2017 to earn the No. 3 spot, CNN reported, citing the trade publication Beer Marketer's …

Beer

5 Lessons Algorithms Must Learn From Journalism

As Election Day 2016 approached in the United States, thousands of specifically targeted Americans began seeing racially, politically and religiously …

Social Media

31 Best Restaurants in Chicago

This Agency Puts Storytelling First to Connect Brands and Consumers in a Mobile World

When Day One Agency opened its doors in March 2014, its main mission was to “stop the world in its tracks with stories that connect,” according to …

Public Relations

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

Grilled Cola BBQ Chicken

Turn chicken into a sweet, tangy dish with our Grilled Cola BBQ Chicken recipe! You only need four ingredients for this Grilled Cola BBQ Chicken.<p>Heat …

BBQ

Beers Americans no longer drink

Americans bought 210.5 million barrels of beer in 2016, up about 2% from a half-decade ago. Surely, beer is big business in the United States. The beer industry generated over $350 billion in economic output in 2016, or about 2% of total GDP.<p>Like many industries, the beer industry is subject to …

Beer