Research

WPP’s Sorrell reports a black September for revenue

Growth at the world’s largest advertising group WPP almost ground to a halt in September, forcing WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell to cut the company’s 2012 revenue growth estimate to between 2.5 per cent and three per cent. As recently as ...

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Gloomsters in the ascendant in latest IPA survey of UK marketing intentions

The latest IPA Bellwether survey published today reveals that marketing budgets were revised down for a second successive quarter in Q3 to the greatest extent since the end of 2009. This was due to a tough trading environment hampering profitability ...

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Saad Sharaf: are the UK’s marketers trying hard enough to target ethnic groups?

Saad Saraf is CEO of diversity marketing communications agency Mediareach and chair of the IPA’s Ethnic Diversity Forum. The IPA Diversity Forum works to develop industry programmes on ‘Ethnic Diversity’, intended to raise the profile of the issues surrounding ethnic ...

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Stop treating ethnic groups in Britain like minorities says new IPA report

It’s not true that Britain’s ethnic minorities don’t spend, behave the same as whites and are too hard to target. So says the UK IPA’s latest report on ethnic diversity published today on which examines the rapidly expanding multicultural landscape ...

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