Fast mover Ewanick dumps Publicis and drives Chevy to Goodby

New General Motors marketing supremo Joel Ewanick doesn’t hang around and just a few weeks after joining GM from Nissan (which he he joined only a few weeks before from Hyundai) he’s moved the key Chevrolet account from Publicis (which ...

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Google unveils its Apple-basher TV

As ever Google is doing its damndest to steer us into a bright new future, in particular one in which “one man, one company, one device, one carrier” doesn’t rule the roost and our wallets. That wouldn’t be Steve Jobs, ...

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Whatever he says, Barack Obama is punishing the banks

Every now and then politicians do what the voters want and in taking a new financial reform bill to the brink of signature (he hopes by the July 4 Independence Day holiday) US president Barack Obama is exacting his and ...

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UK clients grumble about fees, PHD adds Kraft to Cadbury

Advertiser trade body ISBA’s latest Paying for Advertising report moans about agency profits even as it reports that agency fee levels are still falling. This is according to Campaign which seems to have been given a sneak preview of the ...

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Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney are World Cup rivals

In the nicest possible way of course, as these two seem to be the players advertisers have plumped for as the UK (and indeed the world) prepares for World Cup mania. They’re hardly surprising choices of course, advertisers aren’t likely ...

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Payvment aims to turn Facebook fans into shoppers

Payvment, the free Facebook app that allows people and companies to set up their own stores on the social network, is attracting the interest of US investors and has just secured $1.5m in investment from Blue Run Ventures and others. ...

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Will Wenlock and Mandeville do the business for London 2012?

Well it’s all very clever and, based on a script by children’s author Michael Morpurgo, quite charming in the launch film. But will these two cyclops-type things do a good job in merchandising the 2012 Olympics Games in London? They’re ...

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Can Decaux and Primesight buck the curse of Network Rail?

Executives at JC Decaux and Primesight will be looking nervously at their corporate bank balances today as they digest the news that they are to share the £260 million Network Rail outdoor advertising contract. internet security software reviews 2013 Normally, ...

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