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Tina Brown back in print as Daily Beast merges with Newsweek

Tina Brown, former editor of the Tatler, Vanity Fair and the New Yorker, is back in the print business as her Daily Beast news and gossip website is to merge with Newsweek, the venerable news weekly recently purchased by US ...

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DraftFCB wins Nivea and loses Kraft, Jello heads to Crispin Porter

It’s a funny old world as DraftFCB and Interpublic executives will be reminding themselves today. Draft, which hasn’t had the happiest of times since it merged with FCB, yesterday scored what seemed like a life-changing win of the $700m Beiersdorf-owned ...

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US court papers reveal kickback scandal at Grey London

“We’re cheating and stealing from our clients. That is the truth,” is what Steve Blamer, the newly-appointed CEO of Grey London is alleged to have said to managing director Roger Edwards and finance director Roy Wilson when he inspected the ...

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Sainsbury’s, Waitrose edge ahead in UK supermarkets battle

Only by a little bit, mind, as the UK’s grocers (who sell a lot more than groceries these days) appear to have fought each other to a standstill in their last quarter’s trading. Sainsbury’s sales increased by 6.1 per cent ...

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Washington Post legends Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee line up for App launch

“Truly this is brilliant,” says Guardian Digital Content blogger Josh Halliday and he’s absolutely right (at least as far as old newspaper romantics are concerned). The Washington Post has assembled a stellar cast to launch its new Apple iPad App, ...

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Channels 4 and 5 rubbish ITV's plea to get rid of CRR

It was a nice t Getting Back Together Bpd Ex ry by ITV chiefs Archie Norman and Adam Crozier to claim that the CRR restrictions, which they no doubt regard as cruel and unusual punishment, have forced ITV to engage ...

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Can Marc Bolland export Marks & Spencer to the world?

Others have tried and failed of course, notably the regime of Sir Rick Greenbury which bought a number of flagship stores in Europe and also Ivy League outfitter Brooks Brothers and Kings supermarkets in the US. But Bolland, as part ...

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