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WPP in 2012 – solid but not spectacular

WPP more or less matched rivals Publicis Groupe and Havas, beat Interpublic but lagged Omnicom with growth of 2.9 per cent in 2012, according to its full year accounts released today. Billings fell slightly to around £44bn (blamed on the ...

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Five key questions investors should ask WPP

WPP announces its 2012 results on Friday and the odds are that they’re going to be good – if the recent hike in its share price is anything to go by. WPP, because of its scale and the number of ...

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WPP sets up giant production specialist Deliver

Thought WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell (left) had been uncharacteristically quiet recently (by his standards, these things are relative) but it appears that SMS has been busy reorganising his empire – and trying to take over even more of the ...

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WPP goes fishing to land digital agency Salmon

We often muse in these pages about quite what sort of company WPP is and, more pertinently perhaps, what sort of company it intends to be. For years the assumption was that founder and CEO Sir Martin Sorrell just wanted ...

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WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell did intervene to sort out GroupM/Channel 4 airtime row

As we suspected the airtime row between GroupM, which handles big negotiations for WPP’s media agencies including MediaCom, Mindshare and MEC, and publicly-backed UK broadcaster Channel 4 did escalate to involve the higher ranks of WPP. Which means CEO Sir ...

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