Finance

Now Sir Martin’s WPP tunes into dance music

Sir Martin being Sir Martin Sorrell of course, not another new rapper on the block. WPP is planning to invest up to $10m in SFX Music, Robert Sillerman’s new online media business built around dance music. Sillerman (left) says he ...

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So what’s so good about AMV/BBDO?

And why should we inquire? Well, according to the new Campaign/Nielsen list of UK agency billings AMV/BBDO remains top dog (no surprise there) but, at £458m is more than one and a half times as big as number two McCann. ...

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How the Brits can break into the Chinese market

They do it differently in China, especially in the luxury car business. Chinese buyers like sitting in the back – so Porsche invented the 4-seat Panamera coupe. Hin-Yan Wong, head of research & strategy at automotive specialists Connect Advertising, which ...

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WPP’s Sorrell and shareholders limber up for annual pay fist fight

This one is becoming a hardy perennial – according to the Sunday Times WPP investors are (once again) revolting over CEO Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay package. Last year SMS trousered about £13m in salary (£1.3m), bonus and shares (about £5.6m), ...

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