Media

Grey scoops global Revlon without a pitch

Are big clients getting fed up with creative pitches? They go on for ever, cost some of the parties a fortune and there’s a recent tendency for agencies to challenge the outcome – just what you need after suffering months ...

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Sadoun gets Publicis back on slow road to recovery

Publicis Groupe seems to have stopped the rot in the first half of 2017, with increased net income of €387m against €381m last year. Revenue was up 1.9 per cent to €4.75bn but organic revenue growth, the key measure for ...

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Evans and Lineker head BBC top earners list

The BBC has been forced by the Government to disclose its top paid “stars” and a rum lot they are. Presenters and actors employed by production companies (sometimes their own) are exempt. Here’s the list according to the Guardian. 1. ...

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McCann loses mega-client who didn’t believe it was a contractor – or has it?

The Us Army dumped McCann Worldgroup from its shortlist for a new agency for technical reasons, according to Ad Age. These included the formatting of unspecified documents and an inability to confirm McCann’s status as a certified contractor, despite the ...

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McCall swaps one hot seat for another at ITV

It’s hard to argue with the appointment of Carolyn McCall who’s succeeding Adam Crozier as CEO of ITV. For the past seven years McCall (below) has been running easyJet – where she’s done pretty well although easyJet is now suffering ...

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