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Dark magic or mumbo jumbo for VW’s new Touareg?

Let’s try to think this one through; people (especially women) are supposed to like 4x4s because of their feeling of safety, you’re way off the ground (away from those carjackers) and driving something that looks like a tank. So you’re ...

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Burger King loss is a big blow for high-flying Crispin Porter

After a turbulent few years Burger King, now under yet another new owner Brazilian-backed 3G Capital, has dumped high-flying agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Burger King has been through so many changes of direction recently as it has tried (and ...

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LG’s Dermot Boden wins the top marketing job at banking giant Citigroup

‘Life’s Good’ was Dermot Boden’s marketing mantra at South Korean electronics and household goods giant LG and it’s turning out pretty well for the Irishman as he’s just landed the CMO job at US banking giant Citigroup, along with a ...

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More optimism from Aegis as Carat forecasts increase in global ad growth

The tidal wave of optimism from media buying and market research group Aegis continues with confident noises about the company’s own growth prospects and, from biggest network Carat, an upward revision in its forecast for global ad growth. And it ...

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Aegis growth story hammered by bad debt, low contribution from Mitchell

The business newswires are awash this morning with confident noises from media buying and research group Aegis (which owns Carat, Vizeum and researcher Synovate) after its 2010 revenue rose from £1.35bn to £1.46bn. This led to an underlying profit of ...

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