Justin Timberlake teases new Myspace redesign

But can he breath SexyBack into the brand? Plus, retailers’ Halloween woes, National Coffee Day freebies, Pizza Hut debuts its ‘Cone Crust,’ the coolest brands in the U.K., a global bacon shortage on the horizon, and more.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content

Believe it or not, there was once a time when serious Hollywood thespian Justin Timberlake was actually a singer. Alas, the future Mr. Biel now spends his days fraternizing with Clint Eastwood and company while dabbling in Silicon Valley ventures. On Monday, the former N’SYNCer teased Web audiences with a look at fallen social networking site Myspace’s flashier new redesign. What do you think—did he bring “SexyBack” again?

Advertisers have not brought it in terms of cashing in this Halloween. A survey by the National Retail Federation reports that American spending is up to $8 billion for the holiday, but with seven out of every 10 people in the country taking part in the haunted festivities, Advertising Age reports that marketers are caught in limbo balancing Halloween and Christmas.

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.