KFC ‘seasoned tickets’ sell out, Malibu Barbie as an Airbnb host, and the beer wars slosh on

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A partnership promising to deliver chicken wings also delivered PR and marketing success.

After KFC launched its Kentucky Fried Wings, it offered 500 fans “seasoned tickets.” For $75, the fans will get 48 wings delivered each week for 10 weeks (with double the amount delivered in the final week). The tickets, available only through StubHub, sold out in two hours.

Picture courtesy of KFC and Edelman.

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The toymaker is offering one lucky fan the opportunity to stay in Barbie’s dream house in Malibu, California. The chosen renter can invite three friends for a two-night stay that costs only $60 each night (to commemorate Barbie’s 60th anniversary).

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