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Doomy gloomy old Europe drives down new ZenithOptimedia adspend forecast

Which shouldn’t surprise anyone really – let’s just hope Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy bear the ad industry in mind when they meet for the umpteenth time today to try to sort out a eurozone fix. Publicis Groupe-owned ZenithOptimedia produces ...

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Publicis Groupe and France Telecom team to launch €300m tech start-up fund

Publicis Groupe and France Telecom are launching a venture capital start-up fund for tech companies aiming to raise €300m. The two companies are putting in the first €150m. The new fund will be managed independently of Publicis Groupe and France ...

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Leave the internet alone Zuckerberg tells Sarkozy

French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s clever plan to look both innovative and responsible at his unilateral ‘eG8’ summit in Deauville has flopped as his hand-picked collection of internet whizz guests (hand-picked by Maurice Levy of Publicis Groupe) roundly rejected his plans ...

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Sorrell and Levy go head to head in the global networking stakes

WPP CEO Lord Sorrell (whoops, getting ahead of ourselves), Sir Martin Sorrell rather, was hobknobbing with 170 guests including bosses at Rolls-Royce and Unilever at the state banquet for president Barack Obama at Buckingham Palace the other night. Meanwhile in ...

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