Finance

New WPP entity pips Accenture for VodafoneZiggo

VodafoneZiggo isn’t exactly a household name outside the Netherlands, neither is WPP’s newly-minted WPP Go One. But the latter has won the former in what seems to be a repitch involving Accenture among others, so that’s reason enough for WPP ...

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Sorrell’s S4 Capital is growing fast

Sir Martin Sorrell’s new S4 has reported revenue up 38 per cent to £40.9m and gross profit up 37 per cent to £32.8m in Q1 2019, a pretty staggering performance since the business only started a year ago following his ...

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Out of Home should target world number two says Decaux

To Dubai for the 60th Annual Congress of FEPE International, an extraordinary event with over 400 delegates that brings together the burgeoning worldwide Out of Home industry and, among other things, tests the stamina of even the most accomplished hotel ...

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Big name UK creative agencies turn down Audi

Are the peasants revolting? Campaign reports that Leo Burnett, Lucky Generals and Ogilvy have declined invitations to pitch for Audi – which should be a much-prized account – in what’s said to be a procurement-led pitch. Audi is being defended ...

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Online tightens iron grip on UK adspend – but it’s still growing nicely

UK adspend continues to motor ahead – despite the gloomsters – up a surprising 6.3 per cent in 2018 according to an Advertising Association/WARC survey. The two are forecasting further increases in 2019 and 2020, despite Brexit and all that. ...

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