Finance

GroupM airtime row with Channel 4 shines a light on media agency deals

The ongoing Channel 4/GroupM stand-off is rather worrying for advertisers for number of reasons. Campaign reports that GroupM’s refusal to accept a renewal of the same terms it was offered in its last two year deal -hardly an unreasonable offer ...

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Will 2013 be the year WPP leaves its holding company competitors behind?

Well it’s already the biggest of a bunch also numbering Omnicom, Publicis Groupe, Interpublic, Aegis/Dentsu and Havas so what’s new about 2013? According to an interesting piece in MediaPost, which has chosen to award WPP a new gong as holding ...

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WPP’s GroupM will still advertise on the UK’s Channel 4 – whether they agree a new deal or not

Various commentators are still getting exciting about the supposedly imminent pulling of about £200m of WPP-owned GroupM business from UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 as the two parties have failed to reach agreement on a 2013 deal. The argument, as ...

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