Bucket Clogs & Mergers: Your Friday Brand Roundup

Two telecom giants merging. The death of the cookie. Bikers exhaling on a country road. Fried chicken footwear. This is the weird, wild world of Your Friday Brand Roundup.

Two telecom giants merging. The death of the cookie. Bikers exhaling on a country road. Fried chicken footwear. This is the weird, wild world of Your Friday Brand Roundup.

A federal court decision paved the way for that long-rumored T-Mobile and Sprint merger to go forward. What does it mean for their customers? (via NBC News)


With her brand’s Oscars moment, new CMO Melissa Grady just boldly rewrote the marketing rule book at Cadillac. (via The Drum) (via Forbes)


“Don’t go outside! Don’t leave the phone behind!” Legendary agency Droga5 just created this excellent call to arms for Harley-Davidson riders. (via Ad Age)


Step inside the L’Oreal tech incubator lab. (via Digiday)


Finally, a collaboration between KFC and Crocs! The Bucket Clog is THE LOOK for 2020. Available this spring. Not kidding. (via CNN)



Canned produce: for it or against it? Del Monte has some opinions. (via Adweek)


As retail struggles, Levi’s and Tiffany are turning to experiential to stay connected with customers. (via Adweek)


How to explain the death of the cookie to noobs. (via The Drum)


Yum Brands has appointed a new Chief Brand Officer for Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. (via Marketing Dive)


Under Armour is shifting its strategy to go farther up the funnel. (via Marketing Week)



That’s it for this week. Hurry and order your Chicken Crocs before they spoil!


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