Finance

George Parker: Walmart, Larry Ellison, TikTok and me

I must admit I have no idea what the TikTok fuss is all about. The service is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, and Der Trumpf is making a big stink that the platform can be used by the Chinese government to ...

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More ‘Mourning in America’ from Lincoln Project – attacking ‘pitch man’ Trump

This’ll cheer you up. The anti-Trump Republicans are running a state-by-state ‘Mourning in America’ series of ads highlighting the coronavirus wreckage. Here’s Pennsylvania. Powerful yes but Donald Trump is now asserting (in the latest presidential debate) that it will all ...

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Departing Roth steers a steady pandemic course at IPG

CEOs like to depart the stage on a high note and Michael Roth at Interpublic (IPG), who’s stepping down to be replaced by COO Philippe Krakwsky (both below), is doing a pretty good job during Covid-19 it seems. It wasn’t ...

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Engine hires Grey’s Rob Sellers to boost consultancy offer

Engine Group is upping its bid in the business transformation game by launching Growth Studio with former Grey chief growth officer Rob Sellers (below). Sellers with work with engine chief experience officer Rob Chalmers. The agency says the new studio ...

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Post-lockdown creativity: Glenfiddich and Patek Philippe

William Grant’s single malt Glenfiddich is going global with a new campaign by London creative agency Space – ‘Where Next?’ Something we’re all asking ourselves these days. So we have a stag that’s lost its antlers cruising the high street ...

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Blind Pig and Beastie Boys bat for stay at home Biden

Joe Biden has raised twice as much ad money as Donald Trump according to reports, which is handy as he maintains a presence on the airwaves as Trump barnstorms around the country in his inimitable way. Here’s one of the ...

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