Finance

Newly-ennobled Lebedev wields axe at Evening Standard

Will the new post-Covid normal have amy newspapers in it? The London Evening Standard, which is given away at tube and train stations and some supermarkets, is cutting a third of its workforce including a load of commercial jobs (my ...

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You & Mr Jones snaps up influencer rival Collectively

David Jones’ You & Mr Jones “brandtech” group is not to be outdone by rival Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital in the alternative marcoms stakes. You & Mr Jones has bought influencer business Collectively in the US, to merge with ...

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Snapchat aims at Instagram with client-loaded ad campaign

Here’s an interesting new B2B campaign for Snapchat, rounding up an array of clients to say how much they like the platform (are we still allowed to call them that?), one optimist even suggesting he’ll be using it for the ...

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Public Health England spends £43m in just three months to combat Covid-19

Public Health England, the government body supposed to be keeping us out of the clutches of Covid-19, spent a staggering £43m on advertising during the UK’s March 23 to June 30 lockdown period, according to new figures from Nielsen. This ...

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Bowman takes top role at Ebiquity’s FirmDecisions

Federica Bowman is taking over as global CEO of Ebiquity-owned FirmDecisions from Stephen Broderick. Broderick is leaving to “pursue other opportunities.” FirmDecisions, acquired in 2012, aims to instil “financial transparency in the client agency relationship,” something the combative Broderick, a ...

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