Prospective employers tussle over former Y&R boss Hamish McLennan

Hamish McLennan, chairman and CEO of WPP-owned Young & Rubicam, stood down in February, announcing he was to return to Australia for family reasons. Now, safely ensconced in Oz, he’s the subject of much gossip with some saying he’s being ...

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CytoSport’s Muscle Milk takes a sporting chance

Spoofing talk and news shows is an old advertising stand-by but it’s getting harder to do as the supposedly straight broadcast versions get crazier. Think Fox News which should have nurses in the studio. But this campaign from Pereira & ...

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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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