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Aussie clients wake up to murky media deals

A little more light has been shining on the murky world of media buying, this time from Australia. Dentsu Aegis Network there has admitted that it negotiates ‘value banks’ (annual volume bonuses) with media companies, something that has attracted the ...

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WPP’s GroupM dominates UK media agency billings

OK, we’ve done the creative agency billings (AMV BBDO came top once again with £461m), here are the media agency Nielsen billings for 2014. Of the total £9.8bn spent in the UK, just over £2bn is so far unallocated, £347m ...

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GroupM buys entertainment specialist Haworth Media

WPP’s GroupM, has bought 49 per cent of media agency Haworth Marketing+Media in the US. Haworth’s billings for the year ended 31 October 2013 were approximately $700m with audited gross assets of $87m. GroupM is the the parent company to ...

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WPP’s GroupM closes on half of all UK media spend

RECMA has revealed its UK media agency billings computations for 2013 and WPP/GroupM’s Mediacom was the biggest with billings of £2.65bn followed by Dentsu’s Carat with £1.96bn and another GroupM agency Mindshare with £1.84bn. in all the big networks accounted ...

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Vodafone’s £600m media goes to WPP – there’s a turn-up

I see that Vodafone has moved its £600m/800m media account, take your choice, into WPP’s GroupM – which must be about the least surprising account move in the history of account moves. The business, which had been with Omnicom’s OMD ...

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