Tag Archives: Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP still lags behind Publicis despite record growth figures

WPP is really firing on all cylinders now, judging by its latest quarterly figures which showed a like-for-like revenues increase of 7.5 per cent, its highest growth rate since 2000 and more than twice the revenue rise for the first ...

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Adam & Eve wins Marketing magazine’s UK agency of the year

And you have to say the agency, a breakaway from RKCR/Y&R in 2007, deserves it after winning an impressive raft of new business including Fosters and new TV service YouView and showing it can handle big accounts with aplomb, most ...

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Dentsu is most valuable agency brand at $1.3bn says Brand Finance

Japanese agency Denstu is the most valuable agency brand in the world at $1.3bn according to consultancy Brand Finance, ahead of McCann Erickson Worldwide on $793m, Ogilvy & Mather on $645m and TBWA on $560m. But it is only the ...

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Aegis’ Synovate buys Russian research firm Comcon

There’s no holding ambitious media agency group Aegis at the moment as it spends the proceeds of a £190m bond-raising exercise on acquisitions around the world. But a problem for the ambitious CEO Jerry Buhlmann remains its Synovate research arm ...

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EC launches challenge to Google over overmighty page ranking algorithms

This all sounds a bit mathematical (it certainly is for me) but the European Commission’s probe into Google, prompted by complaints from three of its smaller competitors, goes to the heart of the Google search phenomenon. Google algorithms, a device ...

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World exclusive! Wikileaks’ wicked leaks about world adland leaders

The Wikileaks revelations are sending the world’s politicians, diplomats and media into a funk, so there’s a danger that these explosive revelations about the CIA’s views of the world leaders of adland may be overlooked. But they have come into ...

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Will William and Kate’s Royal wedding produce a media bonanza?

Well strangely enough, based on past performance, it will do. Ad Age reports that five of the ten best-selling People magazine covers have been about British Royals, including the tragic death of Princess Diana of course. So the intended nuptials ...

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