Is Maersk’s new corporate campaign all at sea?

Danish-owned Maersk is the biggest shipping line in the world, it carries everything but passengers because its founder deemed them “too difficult.” As Carnival Cruises might be inclined to agree. So it has the wherewithal to produce this almost completely ...

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M&C Saatchi directors face same old performance issues

For the directors of M&C Saatchi, wrestling with a major accounting issue – chiefly booking fees too early that’s led to them making a £6.4m provision – it may seem all a bit like déjà vu. Back in 1995 when ...

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M&C Saatchi reveals £4.9m error in accounts, shares tumble

Oh dear, M&C Saatchi shares tumbled 20 per cent today after the quoted agency disclosed it had miscounted £4.9m of revenue. This included counting outstanding fees as revenue and non-performing assets like old software on its balance sheet. M&C is ...

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Vodafone adds Anomaly to global roster – to do what, we’re not quite sure

Is Anomaly a success or not? In particular its London outpost? It’s working for Unilever on something or other globally and now it’s been hired by Vodafone tasked with “providing strategic and creative insight for Vodafone’s global campaigns and initiatives, ...

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