Finance

What the ‘Internet of Things’ means for business

Even before CES 2014 back in January, the blogosphere was talking about the Internet of Things, without pausing to think about what an internet of things would look like or do. At CES, there were any number of “What were ...

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M&S blames website for another poor sales quarter

It’s not very often that someone in charge of something which has depressed sales and profits gets promoted to the top job but that’s what has just happened at Marks & Spencer. Laura Wade-Gery (left), who joined a year or ...

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P&G discovers the joys of brand management – again

It’s back to the future at the world’s biggest advertiser Procter & Gamble. The giant consumer goods company has re-installed AG Lafley as CEO in place of Bob McDonald and announced that it is shifting from ‘marketing’ to brand management ...

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New Publicis agency Roar may herald a merger of big holding companies’ digital and media operations

Publicis Groupe is reshuffling its digital assets once again, having spent billions over the years acquiring Digitas, Razorfish, Rosetta and LBi among others. Now it’s setting up new ‘bespoke’ digital agency Roar, to handle JP Morgan Chase, by some measures ...

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Bloom merges with rm+p, Fetch opens in Berlin

Social media agency Bloom Worldwide (left), which is based in Brighton with an office in London, is merging with digital consultancy ralphs mcintosh+partners, with founder Mark Ralphs becoming managing director of the new entity, reporting to CEO Kate Cooper. At ...

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