WPP set to buy Obama digital fundraiser Blue State Digital

WPP is close to a deal to buy Blue State Digital, the digital agency whose fundraising efforts headed by founder Joe Rospars helped to propel Barack Obama into the White House. Despite its political fame and a client list that ...

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Are these the worst US ads of 2010?

According to Crowell Advertising & PR’s second annual Tracy Awards they are anyway. Agency founder Tracy Cowell reckoned there was a gap in the awards market for real stinkers and here’s the full list, the cream of the crap as ...

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WPP still lags behind Publicis despite record growth figures

WPP is really firing on all cylinders now, judging by its latest quarterly figures which showed a like-for-like revenues increase of 7.5 per cent, its highest growth rate since 2000 and more than twice the revenue rise for the first ...

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Rumbol and Green unveil plans for new agency 101

Former Cadbury marketing director Phil Rumbol (Mr Gorilla) and three refugees from Fallon UK, Laurence Green, creative Richard Flintham and designer Mark Elwood, have revealed a little about their eagerly-awaited new agency. It’s going to called 101 (which comes as ...

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