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Monday Odds and Ends

-Campbell Soup is looking to expand its beverage offerings by buying up Bolthouse Farms for $1.55 billion. link

-PM Digital has acquired the digital services business of New York-based Zeta Interactive.

-Just a friendly reminder that the final deadline to enter the 2012 Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence is July 13. link

-The Barbarian Group has unveiled the first iteration of a social health platform it’s been working on with GE and Facebook. link

-Those with vertigo issues might not want to take a gander at CP+B’s star-studded new spot for Under Armour (above).

-Microsoft announced that Windows 8 and its first-ever tablet PC, Surface, will go on sale in October. link

-Financial Times sits down with the guy who designed the now-ubiquitous recycling logo as a college student over 30 years ago. link

-If you haven’t seen what everyone’s raving about today, here’s DC Shoes chief brand officer Ken Block‘s latest buckwild Gymkhana effort, which takes us through the streets of San Francisco. link

-Fox, CBS and NBCUniversal have reportedly been given the go-ahead to proceed with their suit against DISH’s ad-skipping Hopper service. link

-ATL-based Fitzgerald+CO was named AOR for YellaWood owner, Great Southern Wood Preserving.



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