Finance

Coke and McDonald’s: why are these global marketing giants in trouble?

The US economy is once again leading the world; outperforming every other Western economy – and most in the world outside. But two of its bellwether companies – Coca-Cola and McDonald’s – most assuredly are not. These are two of ...

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CEO Philips walks the plank at struggling Morrisons

The New Year always brings pain for some retailers – they have to pay the next quarter’s rent in advance and bad Christmas trading means they often can’t – but this year it’s looking a bit more personal. Morrisons, currently ...

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Havas Media Group launches Luxhub for luxury brands

Havas Media Group is launching LuxHub, a global consulting business specialising in luxury brands. Luxhub will be based in Milan with outposts in London, Paris, New York and Dubai. It plans to open in Shanghai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo and ...

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Traders bet on deal action at Interpublic

Something seems to be going on Interpublic, the world’s fourth-largest marcoms group, with traders closing short positions (the expectation that the share price will fall) and betting on further rises. The shares are currently trading at just above $20 (IPG ...

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