Finance

Dentsu folds media agency Vizeum into iProspect

When Wendy Clark departed DDB to take over as CEO of Dentsu International (formerly Dentsu Aegis network) she probably expected a lot on her plate but maybe not this much. There’ve been lots of redundancies, Publicis has pulled out of ...

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Wunderman Thompson raids Dentsu Data Labs for data partner Richards

Wunderman Thompson UK has hired Steve Richards as data partner. Richard was managing director of data, consultancy and solutions at Dentsu Data Labs, overseeing a team of 30. Richards (left) reports to reports to UK head of data & insights ...

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VCCP wins place on new RB hygiene roster with Harpic, Vanish and Finish

London agency VCCP has won a slice of RB (Reckitt-Benckiser as was) business, joining the household goods giant’s new global “brand experience” roster. VCCP will work on hygiene brands Harpic, Vanish and Finish (the last two do other things too ...

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Johannes Leonardo reinvents the wheel for VW’s ID.4

Will electric cars reinvent the wheel? VW’s new electric ID.4 SUV will, according to this new film from Johannes Leonardo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMQr4mi2yqY&feature=emb_logo Nothing not to like in this. Will VW shoot itself in the foot as it did with diesel? Should ...

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Is Publicis being lined up for full or partial sale?

Is Publicis Groupe up for sale? Seems unlikely but Campaign reckons it’s held talks with private equity – believed to be Luxembourg-based CVC Capital Partners. CVC has fingers in lots of pies, it controlled Formula 1 until 2016 when it ...

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JAA Media’s Richard Temple: bring back jingles to fight food regulation!

“Anything can happen at backgammon.” Political diarist Alan Clarke’s shrug to events beyond all of our control is an apt way to describe any articles on ‘future-wanging’ for 2021. There are simply too many variables outside our control for 2021 ...

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