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Is fear of a Vivendi bid behind Publicis and $5bn Epsilon?

If you think the Accenture/Droga5 tie-up is a big deal, think what may be happening in France. Publicis is considering a $5bn offer for data firm Epsilon, its biggest potential deal so far and one that has spooked shareholders as ...

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UN Women hymns women innovators for IWD with classy Havas campaign

More International Women’s Day, this time a stylish campaign by Havas from UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change (GICC) featuring female innovators including Amy Williams, founder of ethical advertising platform Good Loop; Dr Christyl Johnson, the first African-American deputy ...

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Carling and Havas produce new spin on today’s times

Carling was first brewed in Canada (by a Brit) and is now owned by Canadian brewing giant Molson Coors – so what could be more relevant in its first TV campaign for two years than focussing on its British heritage ...

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Hirst moves to global role at Havas, BETC plans to go global

Havas has named Chris Hirst as head of its international creative network, working alongside Havas Media Group CEO Peter Mears and Havas Health & You boss Donna Murphy. Hirst was Havas’ EMEA boss and before that head of WPP’s Grey ...

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Havas pitches it right for morning after pill ellaOne

Sometimes the job of advertising isn’t to make a big splash in social media or pick up buckets of awards. It’s to bring useful information to people in a sensible and amiable way. Which this campaign from Havas London for ...

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Havas rewinds to ‘long live the local’ for Beer Alliance

The Beer Alliance – a lobby group of interested parties including the big brewers – is trying to summon up support for a petition supporting a cut (or no further increases) in UK beer duty. On strong lager this currently ...

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