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Some more Brutal Simplicity from M&C Saatchi

The Saatchi brothers Charles and Maurice have been famous for their aphoristic pizazz through the ages – ‘nothing is impossible’ etc – and now their latest manifestation M&C Saatchi (which today reported a 46 per cent jump in half-year profits ...

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Isn’t it time ad agencies said to clients: we’ll do the work in the morning and then we’re off to lunch?

Which is hardly the way to operate in a merciless corporate environment – but does it produce better advertising and better agencies (albeit more drunk agencies)? I was reminded of this reading an interesting article in Ad Age about the ...

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WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell outlines his next steps to world domination

WPP CEO, head of the world’s biggest marcoms group, has given a fascinating interview to Brand Republic’s Arif Durrani in which he outlines the group’s strategy and what he thinks of his competitors (apparently Interpublic’s HR director, whoever that may ...

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Can Foot Cone & Belding (aka DraftFCB) ever recapture its past glories in the UK?

DraftFCB’s London outpost has been shuffling the deck chairs, promoting managing partner Sharon Jiggins (who looks after its Post Office account) from managing partner to managing director. But the agency, which is owned by Interpublic, looks further away than ever ...

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