Here’s your weekly roundup on the latest news:
John Lewis profits have seen a huge 99% drop, while Apple reveals 3 new iPhones. McDonald’s workers have planned a strike over sexual harassment and Nike issues a rallying cry to women in its latest campaign.
John Lewis profits drop 99%: The retail giant has posted a 99% drop in profits before tax and exceptional items to £1.2m for the first half of 2018. John Lewis has blamed this drop on the price-matches they set out to compete in their market.
Apple reveals 3 new iPhones: All 3 handsets are more powerful than the original model, and while the iPhone XS features the same screen size as the original model (14.7cm), the iPhone XR has a 15.5cm screen but is lower quality, and the iPhone XS Max has a 16.5cm display.
McDonald’s workers plan strike over sexual harassment: Multiple workers in the US are planning to stage a strike, lasting for a day, to force the business to do more to protect staff against sexual harassment at work.
Nike issues a rallying cry to women in their latest campaign: The ad, by Wieden+Kennedy, features Serena Williams, who is at the centre of a racism and sexism storm following her loss in the US Open final and subsequent depiction in a cartoon in an Australian newspaper. Nike sponsors Williams and has featured her extensively in its new campaign to mark 30 years of its ‘Just Do It’ tagline.
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