M&C Saatchi signs up as internet porn champion

UK ad agency M&C Saatchi is to handle a global campaign for US web hosting company ICM Registry to promote the new xxx domain group, a new kind of top shelf on the internet for the ever-popular porn category. But ...

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WPP rumoured to be lining up bid for AKQA

They used to say you never got fired for buying IBM and you’re on pretty safe ground when you write that WPP is thinking of gatecrashing a big agency acquisition. Campaign thinks so anyway, reporting that WPP mergers head Andrew ...

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Nervous times for Carat and Aegis as Pfizer reviews $1.3bn media account

Pfizer is the biggest drugs company in the world, even more so following its $68bn mega-merger with Wyeth last year, and the fifth-largest US advertiser. So when it decided to review its $1.3bn media account there must have been a ...

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Will ambitious Tesco Bank ride to the Government’s rescue by boosting lending?

Today grumpy coalition business secretary Vince Cable will tell the Liberal Democrat party conference that businessmen are bastards and bankers are the biggest bastards of the lot. They pay themselves too much and don’t lend enough, particularly to small businesses. ...

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Renault-Nissan gives PR a bigger role

The news that Renault-Nissan is to merge its marketing and PR functions is just another sign of the impact that social media are having on the whole area of brand communications. download adobe acrobat 9 Renault has established a new ...

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It’s our Sunday Times price increase money Rupert Murdoch tells Asda

News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch seems to be taking on all-comers when it comes to pricing his products, online readers in the case of The Times, Sunday Times and, most recently, News of the World paywalls, and now the newspaper ...

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Anomaly muscles in on Omnicom’s giant Budweiser beer account

The agency you don’t want on your case is Anomaly, the agency set up up New York by former Simons Palmer founder Carl Johnson with others. Reports from the US say that Anomaly has infiltrated Budweiser makers Anheuser-Busch, now owned ...

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