Finance

Cuba comes in from the cold – strikes deal with WPP

Yes that does sound a bit like the fabled Telegraph headline: “fog in the Channel Europe cut off,” or some such. Anyway WPP, the world’s biggest marcoms company which operates in over 100 countries, is adding another in Cuba. Cuba, ...

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Jane Austin: Tim Berners-Lee says robots are the future – CP+B’s Porter imagines a world without clients

Technology is taking over from the mind in the 21st century in the same the way machines replaced physical labour in the industrial revolution. Algorithms rule the world, from Google Search and Facebook’s news feed to NSA data collection and ...

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Sir Martin Sorrell and WPP get down with Alex da Kid

Maybe it’s the sun, maybe it’s the rosé, maybe it’s the combination of the two. Cannes certainly seems to unveil hitherto unsuspected aspects of both people and corporations. WPP has taken the opportunity of the festival to announce a new ...

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Lloyds finally pitches adam&eve against Y&R

Sooner or later there was bound to a face-off between incumbent RKCR?Y&R and adam&eveDDB for Lloyds Bank. The A&E crew worked on the business at Y&R and, five years since James Murphy, David Golding and Ben Priest broke away, it’s ...

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WPP buys Dutch digital media outfit Greenhouse Group

WPP has been shopping again, this time on behalf of media holding company GroupM which has bought Greenhouse Group in the Netherlands. Greenhouse Group offers digital media and marketing services through four companies: Blue Mango Interactive and Fresh Fruit Digital ...

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BBH boosts US digital offer with Domani buy

I see that BBH has bought Brooklyn digital agency Domani and installed Domani founder Jonathan Hills as head of digital in its New York office. BBH is now wholly owned by Publicis Groupe and it must be heartening for the ...

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