Dentsu strengthens India presence with $50m buyout of partner Sandeep Goyal

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu has made a timely move to strengthen its position in the rapidly-growing Indian advertising market with the purchase of entrepreneur Sandeep Goyal’s 26 per cent stake in the four agencies the two partners founders founded for ...

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Mystery over Newcastle agency Robson Brown’s £8.7m missing assets

Eagle-eyed analyst Bob Willott of Marketing Services Financial Intelligence has spotted that a huge chunk of money seems to have gone missing from Newcastle agency Robson Brown, recently acquired out of administration by Mission Marketing Group. Here’s part of his ...

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McCann London gals put the boot into Andy Gray and Richard Keys over offside rule

Defenestrated Sky Sports presenters Andy Gray and Richard Keys may have surmised (to their great cost) that women didn’t understand the offside rule but an impressively large number of women working at McCann Erickson in London have produced this ‘kick ...

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Will it be Android or Windows riding to the rescue of embattled Nokia?

One of them certainly needs to or Nokia, still the world’s biggest volume mobile phone seller, will be in the same dire position that Motorola (aeons ago the top company) found itself in. Finland-based Nokia has seen its global market ...

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WPP to launch Tenth Avenue global outdoor giant

WPP is to start a new outdoor holding company called Tenth Avenue which will include, inter alia, its Kinetic operation according to a report in Campaign. Kinetic previously came under the GroupM banner, the holding company for its big media ...

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