Media

HMV goes bust, Sue Douglas tries to buy the People, what’s Easyjet playing at?

**Long-suffering music business HMV has finally toppled into administration as suppliers have refused more credit. It’s all about downloads of course, there aren’t enough old farts (like me) hunting around for CDs. The move follows hard on the heels of ...

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Sorrell, Branson and co blast PM Cameron over EU referendum – have it now and get it over with!

Sirs Martin Sorrell and Richard Branson and sundry other business luminaries have written to the Financial Times blasting tbe UK PM’s plans to hold a referendum on Britain’s EU membership. This is scheduled after the next General Election, which David ...

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GroupM returns to Channel 4 – as we said it would

WPP-owned GroupM and the media agencies it represents are returning to Channel 4 on Monday, as we predicted over Christmas. Quite what the media giant achieved with this bout of sabre-rattling is unclear but Channel 4 certainly couldn’t afford to ...

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GM’s Chevrolet dumps ‘Chevy Runs Deep’ for ‘Find New Roads’ as it chases global sales

‘Chevy Runs Deep’ was the solution to reviving Chevrolet, by far General Motors’ biggest brand, chosen by now-departed global CMO Joel Ewanick and his initial agency choice Goodby Silverstein. Now Alan Batey (left), officially ‘interim’ CMO but showing signs of ...

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