Finance

Departing ASOS CEO Nick Robertson is the ultimate media buyer made good

ASOS CEO and co-founder Nick Robertson is stepping down following a torrid time for the once high-flying affordable fashion website, hit by increasing competition online and a warehouse fire last year. These things happens in retail (on and off-line) these ...

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Why Rupert Murdoch needs Rebekah Brooks back

The mooted return of Rebekah Brooks to head Rupert Murdoch’s British print empire – which now includes The Times, the Sunday Times, the Sun, various book publishing interests and the Sun on Sunday (successor to Brooks’ former fiefdom the News ...

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Starcom adds US Kraft Heinz to global Visa media win

Publicis Groupe’s Starcom, which many commentators thought was destined to be the big loser in the current $20bn+ round of media reviews (including, um, us) has come out fighting, adding the $600m or so merged Kraft Heinz North American account ...

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WPP/JWT buy Aussie digital agency Webling

WPP is continuing its policy of making smaller acquisitions – getting on for 30 or so this year – by buying a majority stake in Australian digital agency Webling Interactive. The stake has been bought on behalf of JWT. Sydney-based ...

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