Public Relations

Whole Foods: ‘Asparagus Water’ a Mistake
August 6, 2015 at 3:40 pm

Whole Foods was just kidding with that $6 Asparagus Water. After the bottles — literally three stalks of asparagus in each bottle of water — were spotted on the shelf of a Whole Foods in California earlier this week, a photo of the asparagus water posted by a customer to Instagram started trending on social…

Alibaba Teams Up With Kobe Bryant
August 4, 2015 at 3:32 pm

Alibaba has partnered with Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant to create and distribute a series of Kobe-branded products in China and to release his documentary “Kobe Bryant’s Muse.” Demand for Bryant’s merchandise in China might seem an oddity to many, but Bryant has a strong fan base among the NBA-crazed Chinese millennials. “We are thrilled…

CVS Quits Chamber of Commerce Over Tobacco-Friendly Lobbying
July 9, 2015 at 2:45 pm

CVS pharmacies is pulling out of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce amid reports that the lobbying group worked on behalf of tobacco companies to stamp down global anti-smoking laws. The New York Times reported last week that the chamber and its foreign affiliates have zeroed in on efforts by governments around the world to curb…

Sally Beauty Partners With ‘Project Runway’
July 9, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Contestants will use Sally Beauty Supply hair and nail products to create high-fashion looks in the upcoming season of television show "Project Runway." Lifetime’s Emmy-nominated show has partnered with Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. as the official hair and nail sponsor for its 14th season. During each episode, contestants will use exclusive Sally brands like ION,…

Even T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Are Dumping Trump’s Clothing Line
July 8, 2015 at 2:51 pm

The news for billionaire, fashion icon and political prophet Donald Trump just gets worse and worse. Not only has his ultra-chic Donald J. Trump Collection clothing line been dumped by Macy’s, it has now even been rejected by down-market discounters Marshalls and T.J. Maxx as well.

Macy's Dumps Donald Trump
July 1, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Macy's is pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores after the Republican presidential candidate's recent controversial remarks created a public uproar. The department store has come under intense pressure to cut ties with the real estate magnate and businessman after he referred to immigrants from Mexico and other countries as "killers and rapists." In…

Customers Call on Macy's to Fire Donald Trump
June 30, 2015 at 2:03 pm

Nearly 700,000 people have signed a petition calling on Macy's to fire Donald Trump. NBC cut ties with Trump for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug runners. Those comments stemmed from a speech in which he announced his intention to run for president. Now, some consumers argue Macy's should follow suit and dump the businessman.…