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The Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million to mental health organizations

“To honor its late founder, the Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million towards mental-health awareness, it announced Wednesday” writes Mary Hanbury for businessinsider.com. The company paid respect to its late founder immediately after her death by posting a tribute on its social-media channels, saying, “Kate Spade, the visionary founder of our brand, has passed.Fans have taken to social media to show their gratitude to the brand for its donation to mental health causes. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Kate Spade New York to Donate Over $1 Million to Mental Health Causes

“Following designer Kate Spade’s recent death, the Kate Spade New York brand announced this morning via Instagram that it will donate more than $1 million to mental health causes and suicide prevention” writes Holly Rhue for elle.com. “In honor of our company founder, Kate Spade, we’re donating to mental health awareness causes. Source: elle.com Share This:

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Snap stock extends slide after Needham cites ‘dramatic slowdown’ of brand spending

“Snap shares fell 5.3% in Tuesday’s session after a Cowen analyst lowered his price target to $9” writes Emily Bary for marketwatch.com. SNAP, -5.27% are down 1.9% in premarket trading Wednesday after Needham analyst Laura Martin lowered her current-quarter and full-year revenue estimates but increased her profitability estimates.Martin lowered her daily-active-user projections but raised her profit estimates due to “aggressive cost cutting.”. The stock is down 23% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 SPX, -0.40% has gained 13%. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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‘We knew we needed to completely rebuild brand trust’: Samsung CMO Marc Mathieu on Samsung’s biggest ever brand crisis

“Marc Mathieu:Well, one of the things we knew is we needed to completely rebuild brand trust and also what we call brand love, the emotional connection with people” writes Kara Chin for businessinsider.com.au. All of these are ways that are the way we build the brand today.How important do you think is accountability as a brand today?.  Source: businessinsider.com.au Share This:

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Sports Direct shakes up US holdings by taking stake in Iconix Brands

“Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has offloaded its near 20pc stake in US trainer retailer Finish Line, while building up a stake in a US sports brand company” writes Mark Maslin for telegraph.co.uk. In a double announcement, Sports Direct said it now owned an 8.6pc stake in Iconix Brand Group, a US business which licenses brands such as Umbro, Rocawear and Artful Dodger to retailers. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Meet the two millennials who started a wildly successful carbon fiber brand after moving to America

“With persistent hard work and tenacious determination, the duo successfully developed an exclusive brand that sells carbon fiber accessories to consumers across the globe” writes Photo Courtesy Of for washingtonexaminer.com. Create a business you’re able to work for 24/7, including when you’re at a friend’s wedding and have orders coming in.We know now that we are a unique carbon fiber accessories company with an established brand that sells products worldwide,” Dirk explained. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Menudo Trademark Dispute Resolved, Latin Boyband Planning Comeback & 40th Anniversary Concert

“Combining a blue-chip brand like Menudo with today’s digital marketing capabilities is a no-brainer,” added Menudo International, LLC CEO Paul Tarnopol” writes Colin Stutz for billboard.com. He said in statement, “There has never been a better time for Latin music, and the Menudo brand and formula has the potential to dominate the very lucrative pre-teen space.”.  Source: billboard.com Share This:

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Gap appoints Neil Fiske president and CEO of Gap brand

“Gap appointed Neil Fiske president and CEO of its Gap brand, the clothing company announced on Wednesday” writes Andy Snow for cnbc.com. Fiske will join Gap from Australian clothing brand Billabong, where he has served as CEO of Billabong International.Gap brand has struggled in recent years, while the company’s Old Navy brand has been growing.I believe Neil is the right leader to strengthen Gap brand,” Peck said in a statement.There he helped the Billabong brand return to a position of multiyear share growth. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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