So AOL has named Susan Lyne CEO of its brand group. This move is intriguing for numerous reasons. Among them are: How many CEOs can one company have? AOL already has Tim Armstrong, who is CEO of the company, and Ned Brody, who's CEO of AOL Networks.
Whether Starbucks coffee is anything special is a matter of opinion, and yet the brand clearly has many caffeine addicts hooked.
What do you buy the sophisticated urban child who has everything? How about Baby Boot Camp classes? Manicures? Mandarin lessons? Responding to an apparent gap in the market for exclusive, custom-tailored kid-friendly experiences (and at a discount!), Gilt City today launches Kids + Family, a new deals vertical aimed at the offspring of its affluent urbanite subscribers.