Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP ahead of target but media buying rival Aegis is growing twice as fast

Marcoms giant WPP grew its like-for-like revenue four per cent in the first quarter of 2011, slightly ahead of budget and roughly in line with recent figures from biggest rivals Omnicom and Publicis Groupe. Latin America was the fastest-growing region ...

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Publicis Groupe and WPP step up India battle

The Brits and the French spent much of the 18th century vying for control of India (the Brits won, of course) and the two old adversaries seem to be busily engaged in another contest to the death on the sub-continent, ...

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WPP bid for Lord Bell’s Chime inches closer with more share purchases and second seat on board

For those who – like me – have been following the buyout shenanigans at Chime with some bemusement, the following item from Bob Willott’s Marketing Services Financial Intelligence will be of more than passing interest: Chime Communications confirmed yesterday evening ...

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