Amazon followed the lead of some other major retailers and announced it would pull all items using the confederate flag, while Apple and TBWA scored an Outdoor Grand Prix for the "Shot on iPhone 6" campaign.
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Following the lead of other retailers, Amazon decided to pull all items using the confederate flag from its site.
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To celebrate the release of all 180 episodes of Seinfeld on Hulu, the people at Hulu created a pop-up version of Seinfeld's apartment for fans in New York.
Apple and TBWA\Media Art Lab scored a Grand Prix in the Outdoor Lions category for their iPhone 6 billboards showing real photos taken with the smartphone.
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Jay Z's music streaming service Tidal said goodbye to another CEO this week. He had been with the company for just two months. (The New York Times)
A federal judge put the breaks on a potential Sysco-US Food merger, which would combine two of the largest food distributors in the U.S. (The Wall Street Journal)
Over the next 15 years, Lego will spend $1 billion to stop making its building blocks out of plastic. (CNN Money)
Havas CEO Yannick Bollore said he hopes for the advertising company to see a 15 percent growth in revenue this year, driven by its North American business. (Bloomberg)
Publicis Groupe's Starcom will take on media planning and buying for a total of five brands owned by VF Corp.