Finance

UK newspapers set to spoil politicians’ Leveson deal

Oh Frabjous Day! Callooh! Callay! they chortled in their joy! The political class seems intoxicated with having finally, excruciatingly, achieved cross-party consensus on regulating the press. Everyone, it seems, is a winner. Dave has gambled – with losing a vote ...

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So did M&C Saatchi have a good year in 2012?

If you accept the company’s own spin on its 2012 numbers it had a stonking year, with revenue rising about 11 per cent to £169m (17 per cent in the UK) and pre-tax profit before accounting charges rising ten per ...

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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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