Politics

Four big marcoms groups control 96 per cent of Indian ad market

Well according to this report in First Post they do, which is pretty staggering if it’s true. The report is actually about WPP’s decision to outsource up to 100 North America back office job to India as it tries to ...

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London riots force Levi’s to postpone ‘go forth’ campaign rollout into UK

The current fashion for edgy, docmentary-style imagery is particularly popular at Wieden+Kennedy, for Nike and now for Levi’s in its global ‘go forth’ campaign, but sometimes reality has a habit of imitating art, if such it be. Levi’s has decided ...

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The slump according to Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP’s share price has dropped 20 per cent over the past week as stock markets have tumbled but WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell seems remarkably relaxed about it all here. But he does compare today’s world economy the the post ...

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Riots and tumbling stock markets are more than a PR problem – but that’s no help to the UK’s Cameron and Johnson

The two Old Etonians in charge of the UK’s capital city – prime minister David Cameron and London mayor Boris Johnson – have come scurrying back from holiday (Cameron from Tuscany, Boris from goodness knows where but there was probably ...

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James Murdoch is going to jail soon and dad Rupert will follow in two years’ time says Adweek editor and Murdoch biographer Michael Wolff

Yes he did, really. Well the new editor of Adweek and authorised Rupert Murdoch biographer (‘The man who bought the news’ published in 2008) has never been a man to mince his words and, as you can see from the ...

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