Ad-tech company RadiumOne is already beginning to feel the effects of news that its CEO and co-founder, Gurbaksh “G” Chahal, pleaded guilty to misdemeanors for domestic violence and battery earlier this month.
Advance Publications, owner of Condé Nast, publisher of titles such as Wired, Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and GQ, has bought itself a digital ad agency in the shape of POP. The acquired company’s clients include Nike, Microsoft, Target, The Home Depot, Toyota and the Sydney Opera House.
Condé Nast has long had a reputation for being more than just a company: They're a publisher. Some of their titles make money, of course. But many, like The New Yorker and Gourmet, don't. They protected them anyway.