In the 1960s, the British Invasion brought bowl haircuts and rock-n-roll to U.S. shores with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Fifty years on, a new assault is coming, led by iconic U.K. characters featured on TV shows.
As UBS AG board members gathered in Sydney last year to consider the bank’s fate, they joined 200 clients to drink champagne, eat canapes and mingle among beds of anthurium with purple spadixes jutting into the air.
Six years ago, the University of Cincinnati unveiled what it called an “unusual consortium” between its students, faculty and corporations, including Procter & Gamble Co., the consumer-product giant headquartered nearby. The group’s goal: to research and develop product ideas for consumers age 50 and over.