Finance

Japan weighs the benefits of successful Rugby World Cup

By Colin Wheeler So for England it wasn’t to be. Congratulations South Africa, and this will mean so much more than just winning a World Cup for the Rainbow nation as it continues to unite its diversity. But what a ...

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Asda’s timing goes awry with Christmas feel-good effort

You do wonder if the management of big companies ever communicate with each other. Asda launched its glittery new Christmas ad from AMV BBDO on Saturday, at exactly the time thousands of workers faced the chop if they didn’t sign ...

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McDonald’s chief Easterbrook fired after affair

Just when you thought everything in the garden was rosy – McDonald’s has fired its British-born CEO Steve Easterbrook, who’s overseen a doubling in its share price since taking the top job in 2015, over a “consensual relationship” with an ...

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Sorrell reveals more fruits of his $1bn S4C labours

Sir Martin Sorrell says his S4Capital has morphed into a pumpkin from a peanut (maybe biology’s not his thing) as it reports organic growth of over 40 per cent this year in a third quarter trading update. He says: “Our ...

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Talon partners with data provider X-Mode to enhance Ada Out of Home platform

Talon Outdoor is adding to its proprietary data management platform, Ada, through a new partnership with X-Mode, one of the leading providers of high quality, GDPR-conscious location data. Ada was developed by Talon to push the boundaries of data-driven OOH ...

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Social media is pants says new Grey Consulting report

Grey Consulting has teamed with pollsters YouGov to discover that: 63 per cent of people trust social media platforms less than they did two years ago. Shift in confidence means 61 per cent of users are being more careful about ...

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Accenture adds a new quiver to its armoury with UK consultancy Bow & Arrow

Accenture Interactive’s appetite for new acquisitions shows no sign of abating: now it’s bought UK consultancy Bow & Arrow, described as a “digital ventures consultancy that helps clients identify and create new digital products and services that fulfil unmet customer ...

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