Dark magic or mumbo jumbo for VW’s new Touareg?

Let’s try to think this one through; people (especially women) are supposed to like 4x4s because of their feeling of safety, you’re way off the ground (away from those carjackers) and driving something that looks like a tank. So you’re ...

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Is WPP set to star in George Osborne’s UK budget?

Back in 2008 WPP decided to register the company in tax haven Jersey and base it in Ireland in a protest at what it saw as double taxing of profits (in its case the overwhelming majority) earned outside the UK. ...

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Burger King loss is a big blow for high-flying Crispin Porter

After a turbulent few years Burger King, now under yet another new owner Brazilian-backed 3G Capital, has dumped high-flying agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Burger King has been through so many changes of direction recently as it has tried (and ...

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New digital-focussed Telegraph surprises with £58.9m profits

The Daily Telegraph group made £58.9m profit in 2010, 11 per cent up on 2009, nearly 50 per cent if you strip out one-off sales in 2009 of £13m. The surprisingly buoyant figure seems to testify more to cost-cutting than ...

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