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MediaCom strikes lucky in Boots exodus to WPP

What does it feel like when a big account drops into your lap after a holding company deal? Better than one falling out of course but WPP’s MediaCom must have slightly mixed feelings about landing the Boots media business nine ...

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Boots hurries into Ogilvy as WPP deal bites

Well that didn’t take very long did it? A week after news broke that WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell had stitched up a deal with Walgreens Boots – to save them $100m in marketing costs it seems – the UK ...

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Ogilvy restructures into four units – spruce up or sell up?

Ogilvy has always been something of an empire within an empire at WPP, spawning dozens of agencies under the Ogilvy umbrella. Now CEO John Seifert, who took over from Miles Young a year or so ago (Young went off to ...

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Vodafone sticks with WPP as it moves £50m account from Grey to Ogilvy

Vodafone, whose last two agencies were WPP stablemates RKCR/Y&R and Grey, is moving its £50m UK creative account to WPP’s Ogilvy. Vodafone began talking to agencies late last year, letting it be known that thsese would not be confined to ...

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Wind has it both ways in new Ogilvy Milan film

Italian telecoms operator Wind ventures into the sticky waters of mobile phone etiquette with this new film from Ogilvy Milan, proposing that some things are experienced better without the aid of a mobile lense. Which is pretty rich coming from ...

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Amazon Fashion rides India’s creative revolution

Those technopolists are everywhere and it clearly hasn’t escaped their attention that India is rapidly becoming the most desirable of growth markets. A new GroupM report today says it’s the fastest-growing media market worldwide and US companies are piling in. ...

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