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2011-06-15 14:42:00

DALLAS and MIAMI, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Hut fans will get a taste of flame-broiled perfection with their next order courtesy of fast food rival Burger King Corp. Last week, Brian Niccol, General Manager of DFW-based Pizza Hut U.S., and Steve Wiborg, President of Miami-based Burger King Corp., North America, announced a wager in support of their hometown teams playing in the basketball finals: the executive from the losing city agreed to work a day for the competition....

2011-06-09 06:00:00

DALLAS and MIAMI, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the competition heats up on the court, two legends in gastronomy collide off the court - the creators of the WHOPPER® Sandwich and Stuffed Crust Pizza. With Miami and Dallas even following game four, the stakes have never been higher and executives from Miami-based Burger King Corp. and DFW-based Pizza Hut are entering a competition of culinary confidence to show home team support. Brian Niccol, General Manager of Pizza...

2011-04-28 07:35:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --- In support of its ongoing international expansion efforts, Vemma Nutrition Company will open Vemma Colombia S.A.S. with a soft launch on April 27, with the official grand opening celebration to take place on May 28 in Bogota. According to the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations, Colombia is the 15th largest direct-selling market in the world, with sales of $1.26 billion (2009), an estimated 900,000 salespeople and an increasing...

2011-02-04 07:15:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010, Vemma donated over 60,000 bottles of Vemma NEXT®, with a retail value in excess of $1.2 million, to Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.). Vemma NEXT, a liquid children's nutritional supplement, helps provide the vitamins and minerals growing children need. Says K.I.D.S. Vice President Chris Blake, "We are grateful for Vemma's generous donation and support of children in need. Our clients love Vemma NEXT - it is...

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2010-11-09 06:35:00

A new study from Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity finds that children as young as 2 years of age are seeing more fast food ads than ever before, with restaurants rarely offering parents the healthier kids' meal choices. The study, the most comprehensive evaluation of fast food nutrition and marketing ever conducted, shows that fast food marketers are routinely targeting children across a wide variety of media and in restaurants. The report also found that restaurants provide...

2010-11-08 05:00:00

COVINGTON, Ky., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its global distribution business, known for many years as Ashland Distribution, to TPG Capital for $930 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040113/ASHLANDLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040113/ASHLANDLOGO ) Commenting on the transaction, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien said, "This...

2010-10-27 11:00:00

Positions Itself for the Next 10 Years of Global Growth MIAMI, FL and BOULDER, CO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Crispin Porter + Bogusky, a member of the MDC Partners network, announced several significant promotions today. Andrew Keller has been promoted to CEO, Jeff Steinhour has been promoted to President, and Rob Reilly has been named Worldwide Chief Creative Officer. Current CEO Jeff Hicks moves up to the role of Vice Chairman. "We've had a lot of success growing our own...

2010-10-04 07:58:00

LOS ANGELES and STOCKHOLM, October 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardoll (http://www.stardoll.com), the world's largest online entertainment destination for young women focused on fame, fashion and friends, together with Burger King Corp. today announced a promotion that brings Stardoll's unique virtual fashion and dress-up experience to real-world BURGER KING(R) restaurant guests throughout the United States in October. Participating BURGER KING(R) restaurants will offer an exclusive...

2010-09-30 19:19:00

MIAMI, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Republica, one of the nation's fastest-growing advertising, branding, communications, digital media and promotions companies, has been awarded the Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council's (SFMSDC) coveted Supplier of the Year Award, at the organization's 35th Annual Awards Gala held in Miami. The SFMSDC is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100930/CL74777...

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2010-09-15 07:40:00

A new television ad produced by a Washington-based health group is taking aim at McDonald's high-fat menu, enraging the fast food giant. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine produced the new commercial, which is set to be aired in Washington DC during the airing of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Thursday. The ad centers around an overweight, middle-aged man seen lying dead in a morgue holding a half-eaten burger as a woman weeps over his body. McDonald's omnipresent golden...


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