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Former Havas chief Benett joins Bloomberg in new role

People talk about a brain drain from advertising and a new one is Andrew Benett, former CEO of Havas Creative Group and before that Arnold, who’s joining Bloomberg Media. Benett (below) will fill the newly created role of global chief ...

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Maurice Levy looks back on his ‘annus horribilis”

It’s been, in his own words, an “annus horribilis” for Maurice Levy and Publicis Groupe in 2014 – the collapse of the merger with Omnicom, poor trading and a sceptical market reaction to his latest wheeze, paying $3.7bn for digital ...

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These are America’s most popular brands according to Bloomberg

Bloomberg and its magazine acquisition Business Week have produced their list of America’s most popular brands, based on commercial growth or a surge in popularity (or both) over the past year. • Actress: Sandra Bullock • Athlete (Female): Serena Williams ...

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Is the Playboy brand really worth $207m? Hugh Hefner thinks so

And so does FriendFinder Network, owner of Penthouse which actually offered slightly more than Hugh Hefner’s $207m for the listed publisher. But Hefner, who is 84 and founded the magazine in December 1953, owned a blocking stake in the company. ...

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Bloomberg ups stakes in challenge to FT and Wall Street Journal

Michael Bloomberg’s eponymous terminals and information company has long been in a battle against Reuters (now the product of a 2007 merger between Reuters and Thomson Financial) in the financial markets desktop terminals business. Standalone information has been a second ...

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