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.
Jean Machine, a Canadian owned family-run retail chain, may not have a huge footprint compared to the big retail players but what it does have is one of the most innovative mobile sites around.
According to analyst Darren Perlman, Jean Machine’s mobile site was a part of its ecommerce plan when it came time to develop a custom solution three years ago. “Mobile was definitely top-of-mind, and it was crucial to design this mobile experience for our mature customers who might not be so tech-savvy.”
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.