Daily Archives: February 4, 2019

Corn syrup clash: How Bud Light’s Super Bowl ad knocking MillerCoors unfolded on social media

Corn syrup might be the real MVP of Super Bowl LIII. It just wasn’t the NFL’s top two teams duking it out Sunday night: Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD) spent tens of millions of dollars on Bud Light ads that called out MillerCoors for using corn syrup in i...

By | 2019-02-04T23:47:59+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Media|

BlackRock buys shares of Re/Max

BlackRock has upped its stake in Re/Max Holdings by 5.2 percent. According to a 13G filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York firm purchased the shares in the third quarter. In total, the shares are valued at more than $113.5 mi...

By | 2019-02-04T23:38:45+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Economics|

Baltimore-based eye bank KeraLink sells to Seattle company

A Seattle-based firm focused on corneal care and transplant services is taking over the U.S. eye bank locations of Baltimore's KeraLink International. KeraLink, which specializes in corneal transplant services, was founded as the Medical Eye Bank of M...

By | 2019-02-04T23:02:31+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Healthcare|

National Geographic buys DiCaprio-produced documentary

National Geographic Documentary Films has acquired the worldwide rights to “Sea of Shadows,” a documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, in a deal worth $3 million.  The film, which premiered Jan. 27 at the Sundance Film Festival, won the Audience Aw...

By | 2019-02-04T22:33:20+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Media|

#MLS4THELOU meets with MLS commissioner, provides update on expansion proposal

#MLS4THELOU, the ownership group seeking to a bring Major League Soccer team to St. Louis, said Monday that it met recently with league commissioner Don Garber to discuss its ongoing efforts to snag an expansion team.  The ownership group on Thursday ...

By | 2019-02-04T20:58:03+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Sports|

Northwestern’s Kellogg School names Francesca Cornelli dean

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management named Francesca Cornelli dean of the prestigious business school. Cornelli’s term will commence on Aug.1, according to the school. She will also hold the Donald P. Jacobs Chair of Finance. “We’...

By | 2019-02-04T19:40:28+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Education|

Meg Whitman to leave Hewlett Packard Enterprise board

Meg Whitman will not stand for re-election to the board of Palo Alto, California-based Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (NYSE: HPE), the company said Jan. 31, citing her growing "other professional commitments" as the reason. Whitman became CEO of Hewle...

By | 2019-02-04T16:36:25+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Technology|

Super Bowl LIII: Atlanta gets it right this time (Photos)

Super Bowl LIII week went about as well as Atlanta officials could have hoped. Except, perhaps, for the game itself. In a season that broke a record for points scored, the Super Bowl that soaked up all the oxygen of Atlanta was high on stars but low o...

By | 2019-02-04T04:43:33+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Sports|