Finance

Lucky Generals names New York expeditionary force

A British agency trying to invade New York reminds you of one of those old British wartime films: the general shaking the plucky volunteers by the hand before they’re pushed out of the plane and he returns to the comforts ...

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Roy Jeans: why the Cairncross Review into news media is a failure of intent and resolution

Christophe Guilluy’s recently published English-language version of “Twilight of the Elites” focuses on nascent tensions between France’s metropolitan ruling class and the disenfranchised people who live in the countryside outside of France’s “citadels” of power and economic influence. Originally published ...

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Dentsu Aegis Network looks north with BJL acquisition

Dentsu Aegis Network is strengthening its position in the north of England with the acquisition of independent Manchester creative agency, BJL. BJL’s clients include Subaru Europe, Ronseal, The Co-operative Bank, Skipton and BASF. The agency employs 75 people. Dentsu Aegis ...

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Kantar sale gets closer as WPP talks to private equity firms

It’s been four months since WPP announced it would sell a majority stake in Kantar, and it looks as though a deal may be close: The Sunday Times reports that there are four suitors circling the £3.5bn research and data ...

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New-look Engine’s first win is Saxo global fintech business

Engine has won its first piece of business since ditching agency brands in favour of a single group identity. Saxo Group, a fintech specialist, has appointed the agency to handle the global advertising for its “active traders” account, following a ...

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IPG continues to outperform peers with 7.1 per cent growth

Interpublic continues to set the pace among the holding companies, with organic net revenue growth of 7.1 per cent in Q4 – way ahead of its peers. For the full year 2018, organic net revenue growth was 5.5 per cent. ...

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