Special-edition cartons of Jim Beam Bourbon's Jim Beam or Red Stag brands will contain codes allowing downloads of otherwise unavailable music from Kid Rock. The music includes a song that has not yet been released, and live recordings from a concert last summer.
Coca-Cola is going from 10 business units in Europe to ones in Iberia, Germany, North West Europe and Nordics, and Central and Southern Europe. Cathryn Sleight, marketing director for Great Britain, will leave the company, and Great Britain President Sanjay Guha will handle marketing and Olympics-related efforts for the region.
U.S. consumer confidence rose to 57.9 in April, the highest level since September 2008, according to The Conference Board. The index measures consumers' views on business conditions and the job market over the next six months. "Looking ahead, continued job growth will be key in sustaining positive momentum," said Lynn Franco, director for The Conference Board Consumer Research Center.
Maryland spice company McCormick & Co. is working with Constellation Energy to create the largest single rooftop solar installation in the state. The 8,300 crystalline photovoltaic panels are expected to save McCormick more than $3 million in energy costs.
Children and young teens who consume 100% fruit juice receive more key nutrients than nonjuice drinkers, according to a study that also found a link between juice consumption and eating fruit and whole-grain food. The researchers say nonjuice drinkers between ages 2 and 18 were more likely to fall short of recommended levels of nutrients including vitamins A and C and folate.