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The coronavirus is upending advertising. Top marketers at Toyota, Burger King, and Hippo reveal how they're changing their ad strategies to keep up.

As the coronavirus spreads across the world, chief marketing officers are scrambling to pull and rework their ad campaigns. CMOs are fearful that consumers will punish them if they appear tone deaf in a time of social distancing and economic uncertainty. The exercise can mean combing through tons of creative and even scrapping ads, even if it means eating the cost. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Toyota was going full speed ahead with a March sales campaign featuring TV ads touting exte...
Tags: Google, UK, America, Trends, CMO, Diamond, Marriott, Toyota, Burger King, Kfc, Mindy Grossman, Arne Sorenson, Anheuser Busch, Gupta, Toyota North America, Fernando Machado


Weight Watchers CEO: We will outlast the Keto craze

Mindy Grossman was 14 when she went to her first Weight Watchers meeting with her mother.
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Weight Watchers changes its name after 55 years

Weight Watchers is betting its future on two letters.The health-and-wellness company, founded in 1963, is changing its name to WW, as Chief Executive Officer Mindy Grossman tries to draw more consumers to the weight-loss programme... [Author: [email protected]]
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Weight Watchers trims name to WW, bets brand overhaul can extend Oprah’s rally

Weight Watchers is betting its future on two letters. The health-and-wellness company is changing its name to WW, as Chief Executive Officer Mindy Grossman tries to draw more consumers to the weight-loss program in a bid to extend the momentum fueled by Oprah Winfrey’s embrace of the brand nearly three years ago. Weight Watchers, which has been updating its technology and reshaping its diet plan, becomes the latest company to embrace its initials. And as Grossman puts her stamp on the brand, she...
Tags: Business, Bloomberg, Sport, Companies, Soccer, Manhattan, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Hsn, Mindy Grossman, Qvc, Weight Watchers, Morningstar, Mindy, SunTrust, Winfrey


Here’s how much CEOs’ pay has gone up and down — but mostly up and up

Eight years ago, as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform, Congress required publicly traded U.S. corporations to annually report the ratio of the compensation of their CEO and their median (midpoint) worker. CEO-to-worker pay ratio Ratio between a large firm’s CEO’s pay and the pay of the average U.S. worker pay, according to the Economic Policy Institute. CEO annual compensation is computed using the “options realized” compensation series, which includes salary, bonus, restricted stock gran...
Tags: Asia, Congress, Bloomberg, Sport, Soccer, Mindy Grossman, Mattel Inc, Economic Policy Institute, Equilar, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Weight Watchers International Inc, Margaret Geogiadis Most of Matell


Weight Watchers Gets Its Own Makeover

Can Mindy Grossman, an F.O.O. (Friend of Oprah), make the weight-loss company relevant in the 21st Century by turning it into a “wellness” company?
Tags: News, Exercise, Oprah, Weight, Mindy Grossman, Mindy, Winfrey, Grossman, Weight Watchers International Inc, Cooking and Cookbooks


Blue Apron is Heading to Stores as Meal Kit Competition Heats Up

Blue Apron will start selling its meal kits in stores later this year, part of an effort to reach more customers as growth stalls, according to Bloomberg. The New York-based startup is still focused on its online subscription model, but it’s also considering selling single kits on its website and is in “active conversations with a variety of retailers” to put its meals on store shelves in 2018, a spokeswoman confirmed. Its current offerings consist of weekly deliveries of two to four recipes fo...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Uncategorized, Advertising, Walmart, Bloomberg, Blue Apron, Oprah Winfrey, Deliveries, Hellofresh, Mindy Grossman, Weight Watchers, Eric Greenspan, Amazon Walmart, Mediterranean Diet, Food And Beverage


Weight Watchers Goes After Blue Apron With Meal Kit Effort

The meal-kit industry is getting a little more crowded.Weight Watchers International, the weight-loss company backed by billionaire Oprah Winfrey, is launching a line of "quick prep" kits that will be sold in grocery stores. The move is part of an expansion by CEO Mindy Grossman, who is trying to parlay a rebound in membership into a business that stretches into new areas.The weight-loss program also will start selling kitchen tools and is teaming up with Los Angeles-based celebrity chef Eric Gr...
Tags: Advertising, Los Angeles, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Grossman, Eric Greenspan, Weight Watchers International


DJ Khaled Is Key to Weight Watchers Reaching the Snapchat Generation

On New Year’s Day, Weight Watchers International didn’t announce what you might expect—a new weight loss program, although it does already have one of those in WW Freestyle™. Instead, it announced music magnate, producer and recording artist DJ Khaled as its first ever social media ambassador. It’s an inspired move that will bring Weight Watchers to the Snapchat generation as he embraces the WW lifestyle and commits to healthy living with the new WW Freestyle™ program. (Update: It also differen...
Tags: Health, Campaigns, Celebrities, Instagram, Diet, Advertising, Social Media, Social Marketing, Snapchat, Weight Loss, Atkins, Oprah Winfrey, Rob Lowe, Oprah, Health & Wellness, Viral Marketing


Weight Watchers’ new boss: ‘It’s about health, not weighing yourself’

Mindy Grossman is ready to take a bite out of the ‘wellness’ industry – and she’s got Oprah Winfrey on her sideEvery time Mindy Grossman looks in the mirror, she is reminded that “you are skinny, you are fabulous, you are clever”. It is not some magic talking looking glass, but an engraved compact-sized mirror designed by a friend and stuck to the back of her smartphone. Two of the three mantras are wearing away, leaving only “you are clever”.“It’s the most important one, anyway,” says the busin...
Tags: Health, Business, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, US news, Oprah Winfrey, Diets and dieting, Insta, Mindy Grossman


Why Did Weight Watchers International, Inc. Shares Gain 30% in August?

Weight Watchers (NYSE: WTW) has completed its comeback. The chain, which had struggled since Oprah Winfrey bought 10% of the company in October 2016, has steadily grown in 2017 and improved its outlook for the full year.In the second quarter, the company reported a 10% increase in revenue and total paid weeks were up 17% over the previous year. In addition, end-of-period subscribers grew by 20% year over year to 3.5 million. The weight loss membership club also reported that earnings per share...
Tags: Finance, Oprah Winfrey, Consumer Goods, Mindy Grossman, WTW, Weight Watchers International Inc, 10% Promise, Daniel B Kline, 67f702f4-97bf-11e7-aed4-0050569d32b9


Weight Watchers Keeps Gaining (Because, Well, Oprah)

Weight Watchers International Inc., reported big gains on Thursdayrevenue rose 10.3% to $341.7 million, while profit soared 48.1% to $45.2 millionthe first quarter of results announced since its newly appointed CEO, Mindy Grossman, joined the company.Grossman praised the work done before she joined last month, work that included, of course, marketing that features board member and investor Oprah Winfrey."There's no doubt that the Weight Watchers long-term collaboration with Oprah Winfrey has cer...
Tags: Advertising, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Grossman, Grossman, Jessica Wohl, Weight Watchers International Inc


What Oprah says about hiring Mindy Grossman to lead Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers International Inc. is counting on its new president and CEO, Mindy Grossman, to take the weight management services firm to a new level. Grossman is stepping down as CEO of multichannel retailer HSN Inc. (NASDAQ: HSNI) in St. Petersburg on May 24 and will start work at Weight Watchers (NYSE: WTW) in July. “Mindy is proven as a successful visionary and entrepreneurial force in business and I look forward to working with her. She has the experience, the passion and the positive… ...
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HSN CEO Mindy Grossman steps down after a tough year

Mindy Grossman, the CEO of HSN Inc. and one of the highest ranking businesswomen in Florida, is leaving the company. She will join Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) as CEO, MarketWatch reported. Her resignation at HSN is effective May 24, HSN said in a press release. Grossman, who also is chairman of the board of the National Retail Federation, will become CEO of Weight Watchers in July. Her resignation follows a tough year for HSN (NASDAQ: HSNI), a multichannel retailer headqua...
Tags: Florida, Marketwatch, Hsn, Hsni, Mindy Grossman, National Retail Federation, Grossman, WTW, HSN Inc, Weight Watchers International Inc NYSE


HSN CEO to step down to take top job at Weight Watchers

NEW YORK (AP) " The CEO of the heavyweight of home shopping on TV is leaving that job to take the top spot at Weight Watchers International Inc.The companies said separately Wednesday that Mindy Grossman is leaving HSN Inc. on May... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Hsn, Mindy Grossman, HSN Inc, Weight Watchers International Inc


Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Thursday, April 27

The latest branding news and views: Amazon reveals Echo Look “hands-free camera and style assistant.” Spotify acquires blockchain startup Mediachain. Under Armour braces for first loss since going public. United announces 10 things it’s doing to avoid another PR flap, including offering up to $10,000 per seat for oversold flights. ESPN lays off journalists and on-air talent in latest round of cuts. HSN CEO Mindy Grossman is the new Weight Watchers president and CEO. Unilever CMO Keith...
Tags: Amazon, Advertising, Spain, Espn, George Clooney, United, Hsn, Mindy Grossman, Twitter Facebook, Armour, Nespresso, Unilever CMO Keith Weed


Weight Watchers names new CEO

Mindy Grossman, the CEO of HSN Inc., has been named CEO of Weight Watchers International Inc. Her resignation at HSN is effective May 24, HSN said in a press release. Grossman, who also is chairman of the board of the National Retail Federation, will become CEO of New York-based Weight Watchers (NYSE: WTW) in July. Her resignation follows a tough year for HSN (NASDAQ: HSNI), a multichannel retailer headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and one of the largest public companies based in the T...
Tags: New York, Tampa, Hsn, Hsni, Mindy Grossman, National Retail Federation, Grossman, St Petersburg Florida, WTW, HSN Inc, Weight Watchers International Inc, Weight Watchers NYSE


HSN CEO Mindy Grossman steps down after a tough year

Mindy Grossman, the CEO of HSN Inc. and one of the highest ranking businesswomen in the Tampa Bay area, is leaving the company. She will join Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) as CEO, MarketWatch reported. Her resignation at HSN is effective May 24, HSN said in a press release. Grossman, who also is chairman of the board of the National Retail Federation, will become CEO of Weight Watchers in July. Her resignation follows a tough year for HSN (NASDAQ: HSNI), a multichannel retai...
Tags: Marketwatch, Hsn, Hsni, Mindy Grossman, Tampa Bay, National Retail Federation, Grossman, WTW, HSN Inc, Weight Watchers International Inc NYSE


Oprah's favorite company is getting a new CEO

Weight Watchers -- the Oprah Winfrey-backed company -- just hired Mindy Grossman, the CEO of the Home Shopping Network.
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HSN CEO to step down to take top job at Weight Watchers

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of the heavyweight of home shopping on TV is leaving that job to take the top spot at Weight Watchers International Inc. The companies said separately Wednesday that Mindy Grossman is leaving HSN Inc. on May 24 and assuming the role of president and CEO of Weight Watchers in […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Hsn, Mindy Grossman, HSN Inc, Weight Watchers International Inc


HSN’s tough year shows up in executive pay packages

There were no cash bonuses for top executives at HSN Inc. in 2016, as the St. Petersburg retailer dealt with a challenging year. Still, total pay packages for CEO Mindy Grossman and other top executives increased slightly in 2016 — at least on paper — as they received more stock compensation. However, the company’s decision to revamp how it rewards workers for performance threw a wrench in reporting compensation for 2016. Regulatory reporting rules distort the size of those pay packages,… ...
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Celebrate Women's Entrepreneurship Day!

Join us to celebrate Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) on November 18th, 2016 at the United Nations. With a variety of days dedicated to various causes, one might ask - Why does the world need a Women's Entrepreneurship Day? Consider then, that women perform 66% of the world's work, yet earn 10% of the world's income. At the same time, they account for 85% of consumer purchases and control $20 trillion in worldwide spending. Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is generating a movement that car...
Tags: News, Abc, China, United Nations, Huffington Post, Cnbc, Shark Tank, Mindy Grossman, Katherine, Kevin O Leary, Anthony Scaramucci, Wendy Diamond


The Woman Who Should've Been Fully Aware Of Her Heart-Health Risk ... But Had To Be Scared Straight

During American Heart Month, I had the pleasure of hosting a group of amazing women at the Red Dress Awards luncheon. Knowing that each of these people had a unique, special approach toward improving heart health, I invited every one of them to join me as a guest columnist in this spot. Some of those who've taken me up on this offer include HSN CEO Mindy Grossman, Woman's Day publisher Susan Spencer and Dr. Lenora Johnson of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Today, I'm thrilled to a...
Tags: News, Kaiser Permanente, Stanford, San Francisco, New Orleans, Huffington Post, Nancy, Bay Area, Hsn, Mindy Grossman, Bernard, Denise, Heart Association, Nancy Brown, Dennis Green


The Path to Parity: Search Professionals Are Catalysts for Bringing Diversity on Boards

In life, we tend to gravitate to those we know. We join clubs to make friends with people who have a similar outlook on life and whose background closely matches our own, and we live in communities with those more like us. And so it has been for decades in the boardrooms of corporate America where in the S&P 500, nearly 480 of the CEOs and about 80% of the board seats belong to men. Where are the women? Women are not hiding from the boardroom. In fact, it is the exact opposite. Communities suc...
Tags: New York, News, America, Canada, United States, SEC, Norway, Club, Catalyst, Helena Morrissey, Huffington Post, Mindy Grossman, GAO, Mindy, TSX, Davies


Career ladders? So, passé: Five retailers with non-linear career paths

HSNi CEO Mindy Grossman had a piece of advice for the more than 250 college students she addressed at the 2013 Shop.org Summit Student Program: “Don’t think of your career as a linear path. Think of it as a learning path to build your experience and expertise.” As the Ray Greenly Scholarship highlights, retail is an industry that embraces all types of talent and areas of expertise, from software engineers to social media analysts. Take a look at these five retailers whose non-linear...Read the w...
Tags: Walgreens, Gap, Retail Companies, Hsn, Hsni, Mindy Grossman, Ray Greenly Scholarship Fund, Retail Careers