Verizon Holds Its Ground Ahead of iPhone 12 Release 

The carrier's wireless and broadband businesses stabilized in the third quarter despite the lasting effects of the pandemic, allowing the company to upgrade its profit target for the year.

IPG Names Philippe Krakowsky as CEO 

Mr. Krakowsky, currently the ad holding company's chief operating officer, will succeed Michael Roth next year.

Pfizer Sets Up Its 'Biggest Ever' Vaccination Distribution Campaign 

The drugmaker is preparing to ship over a billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine using frozen boxes, cargo planes and trucks in a mega logistics operation.

Pandemic-Era Shoppers Splurge on Vitamins, Boosting Nestlé Sales 

Nestlé said the virus has increased consumers' health consciousness, boosting the company's small but fast-growing health-sciences unit and contributing to better-than-expected overall sales.

Cathay Pacific Slashes Workforce as Travel Forecasts Remain Bleak 

Hong Kong's flagship carrier will cut its workforce by a quarter and close a subsidiary airline as it seeks to stem losses from a coronavirus-induced downturn that is expected to devastate the aviation industry for years.

Cameo Pitches Its Custom Celebrity Videos for Business-to-Business Marketing 

Cameo, a company that helps fans hire celebrities from Snoop Dogg to Rosie O'Donnell to record custom videos for birthdays and other occasions, believes it has a new revenue opportunity: pitching its stable of actors, athletes and influencers for business-to-business sales.

Rising Interest in Recreational Vehicles Helps Rental Platform Secure Investment 

Private-equity firm KKR & Co. Inc. is spearheading an investment of more than $100 million in a peer-to-peer rental platform for recreational vehicles as the coronavirus pandemic brings new interest to the pastime.

Apollo Board Panel to Review Leon Black Ties With Jeffrey Epstein 

The law firm Dechert has been selected to examine the business dealings between the private-equity firm's CEO and the disgraced financier.

GMC's All-Electric Hummer Pickup Highlights GM's New Strategy on EVs 

The company is shifting its strategy to attract customers who have deep pockets and want to be seen riding in style.

Disney Denounces California's Theme-Park Reopening Plans 

Disney said the strict guidance would significantly complicate the company's efforts to reopen Disneyland and criticized the government for applying inconsistent standards for different businesses in the state.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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