Finance

WPP sets up giant production specialist Deliver

Thought WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell (left) had been uncharacteristically quiet recently (by his standards, these things are relative) but it appears that SMS has been busy reorganising his empire – and trying to take over even more of the ...

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Samsung and Diet Coke star at the ad Oscars

The Oscars (they don’t seem to call them Academy Awards any more) commands the second-biggest 30-second rate after the Super Bowl ($1.8m ratecard) so there were some interesting new offerings aired last night (Sunday). Here’s one for Samsung’s tablet Note ...

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Big accounts on the move: Moneysupermarket.com, Nokia and RBS corporate

** Moneysupermarket.com is getting a bit twitchy at Mother, we hear. The ‘Epic’ campaign has never been one of our faves; but Mother is a formidable agency. So why not just sit down and come up with something good? **Nokia, ...

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Is a takeover bid looming for ITV?

Media takeovers are all the rage at the moment – the latest being Liberty Global’s $20bn deal for Virgin Media – and the boys in dark glasses who still inhabit the undergrowth of the City of London financial district are ...

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