Finance

Deliveroo spreads its wings with debut campaign from Wieden+Kennedy

Food delivery service Deliveroo has chosen Wieden+Kennedy to handle what it says is its first global marketing campaign (the British start-up has just entered its 13th market, Taiwan). This, though seems, squarely aimed at Brits. W+K likes food (judged by ...

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Sorrell war with WPP escalates as it’s payback time

Sir Martin Sorrell (below) has agreed to pay back $200,000 for expenses he charged WPP, mainly incurred in New York and on ski-ing trips according to the Wall Street Journal. There’s more to come it seems as WPP goes through ...

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Talon appoints Barry Cupples from Omnicom as global CEO

Independent Out of Home specialist agency Talon Outdoor has appointed Barry Cupples as global CEO. Cupples was formerly global investment CEO at Omnicom Media Group. Fast-growing Talon, formed six years ago by a team led by former Kinetic CEO Eric ...

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Katie Lee installed as Lucky Generals’ first CEO

Lucky Generals has picked Katie Lee as its first CEO. Lee was one of Paul Lawson’s management team at Y&R before owner WPP merged it into VML and decided it didn’t need the Y&R trio: CEO Lawson, CCO Jon Burley ...

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Sorrell surveys the ad world from Davos

Sir Martin Sorrell is in Davos this week and here he is plugging new venture S4 Capital. S4 may have morphed from a peanut to a coconut according to SMS. It’s also gaining a mind-numbing amount of publicity even if ...

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Target drops Deutsch, may mean more for Mother

Mother, as far as we know, doesn’t have an outpost in Minneapolis but the feisty (albeit seasoned) London independent may be about to pick up more work from big US retailer Target which has just dispensed with the services of ...

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