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The Coca-Cola Company to Partner with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. in the Launch of Keurig’s New Cold Beverage Platform; Coca-Cola to Purchase 10% Minority Equity Stake in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. for $1.25 Billion

ME Newswire / Business Wire

ATLANTA & WATERBURY, Vt. - Saturday, February 8th 2014

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced today that the companies have signed a 10-year agreement to collaborate on the development and introduction of The Coca-Cola Company’s global brand portfolio for use in GMCR’s forthcoming Keurig Cold™ at-home beverage system. Under the global strategic agreement, GMCR and The Coca-Cola Company will cooperate to bring the Keurig Cold™ beverage system to consumers around the world. In an effort to align long-term interests, the companies also entered into a Common Stock Purchase Agreement whereby The Coca-Cola Company will purchase a 10% minority ... Read more »
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SOCHI, Russia - Saturday, February 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), a Worldwide Olympic Partner, officially welcomed moms and families of Olympians to the P&G Family Home to kick off the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. In the P&G Family Home, brands including Pantene®, Gillette®, Bounty® and Olay® will serve families of Olympians from all over the world, every day of the Games.

The P&G Family Home is the heart of the company’s Thank You Mom program for Sochi 2014, in which P&G brands honor the role moms play in helping their kids achieve their dreams. Tide® athlete, Nick Goepper (USA), Pampers® athlete, Oksana Domnina (Russia) and Rosi Mittermaier, double Olympic gold medalist and mother of Gillette athlete, Felix Neureuther (Germany), attended the opening of the Family Home. Here, Opening Ceremony tickets were presented to moms of athletes partnering with P&G brands in countries around t ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Saturday, February 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that Guillaume Jesel has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President/General Manager, Global Corporate Innovation. Mr. Jesel will transition from his current role as Senior Vice President, Global and North America Marketing for M·A·C Cosmetics to his new position, effective March 31, 2014. In his position, Mr. Jesel will report to Carl Haney, Executive Vice President, Global Research and Development, Corporate Product Innovation, Package Development for The Estée Lauder Companies.

Mr. Jesel will lead Global Corporate Innovation, including corporate technologies, external innovation and the Company’s long-term innovation pipeline and portfolio. During his transition, he will work closely with Daria Myers, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Innovation and Sustainability. Ms. Myers will remain an advisor to ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG - Saturday, February 8th 2014

Global satellite operator SES (NYSE Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) today announced the signature of a major capacity agreement with Telefonica Global Solutions to enhance and extend the reach of Telefonica’s popular VIVO mobile voice and data services across the Northern and Northeast region of Brazil. VIVO is the largest national mobile voice and data service provider in Brazil.

As part of the multi-year, multi-million dollar deal, Telefonica will utilise 290 MHz of C-band capacity aboard SES’ NSS-7 satellite to meet fast-growing demand for VIVO mobile services in both underserved cities and tough-to-reach rural towns. VIVO voice and data offerings, including high-speed broadband 3G, will be delivered over reliable SES capacity into urban hubs such as Macapá and Boa Vista to serve the Amazon region’s largest metropolitan areas, with a combined population of more than two million people.

The vital ... Read more »
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ME Newswire / Businesswire

SOCHI, Russia - Thursday, February 6th 2014

Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) today announced it has signed an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to renew its Official Worldwide Olympic Partnership agreement for a further eight years through to the 2024 Olympic Games. The signing ceremony in Sochi was attended by IOC President Thomas Bach and Kazuhiro Tsuga, President of Panasonic Corporation.

Under the terms of the agreement, Panasonic will provide its cutting-edge technologies and products to support the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and the summer and winter Olympic Games to be held in 2022 and 2024. Panasonic is the first Official Worldwide Partner to have signed the partnership agreement for the period from 2021 to 2024.

As the sponsor in the Audio-Visual Equipment category, Panasonic provides the Olympic Games with a wide variety of products, including TVs, audio-v ... Read more »
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