Mars moves from TBWA to BBDO – so is Omnicom still laughing?

Well Omnicom CEO John Wren will have breathed a sigh of relief when he discovered that one of his biggest accounts -$1.6bn Mars – was staying in the family when it decided to dump TBWA. It’s moving most of its ...

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UK government to clamp down on sexy images aimed at children

‘Let children be children’ was launched today by Reg Bailey, chief executive of Mother’s Union, at a primary school in Balham, London. It is the second government review into the commercial world in three years, and has the personal backing ...

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£500m Ipsos bid for research firm Synovate puts £2bn Aegis into play

French research giant Ipsos has bid £500m for Synovate, the global research firm owned by media buying group Aegis. Synovate has lagged its bigger sibling’s performance over the past decade so a bid should be welcome, allowing Aegis to cuts ...

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Google sales chief Penry Price quits for ad sales rival Media6Degrees

Google is facing a number of challenges to its domination of online ad sales and now Penry Price, one of its most senior ad executives, is leaving to be president of Media6Degrees, founded by another former Googler Tom Phillips in ...

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