Finance

New UK local TV network plays hunt the viewer

There’s something about local TV, in the UK anyway, that makes most people yawn (I’ll be keeping an eye out to see how many of you read this). Now Jeremy Hunt, former Culture Secretary who foisted local TV on the ...

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WPP’s Millward Brown buys EffectiveBrands

WPP qualitative research operation Millward Brown has bought Amsterdam’s EffectiveBrands marketing consultancy to combine it with its own consultancy operation Millward Brown Optimor. The unit will now be known as Millward Brown Vermeer, the consultancy with a pearl earring presumably. ...

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Andy Law and Mark Andrews launch new hi-tech content company Supercommunications

Andy Law and Mark Andrews’ new company backed by listed software and technology company Parity Group is launching as Supercommunications. The new company brings together three existing industry specialists: Parity Solutions (IT and software), Inition (virtual and augmented reality and ...

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Is number two Naouri on his way out at Publicis Groupe?

We wrote earlier that the failure of the Omnicom/Publicis Groupe merger might result in the accelerated passage of some Omnicom types as the oldies – Omnicom’s John Wren and, on the other side, Publicis Groupe’s Maurice Levy – had rather ...

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