The Gunn Report, which tots up the winners in the worldwide ad awards industry, has produced its summary for 2013 and here are some of the highlights. The big winner in most-awarded commercials is McCann Melbourne’s ‘Dumb Ways To Die’ ...Read More »
WPP inches ahead in the global growth stakes but is there enough in the pot for a bid for IPG or Havas?
WPP appears to have nudged ahead of its two biggest rivals Omnicom and Publicis Groupe (about to be one soon, of course) in the the third quarter of 2013, reporting like for like growth of five per cent (3.8 per ...Read More »
Peter Scott’s Engine Group, whose companies include WCRS, Partners Andrews Aldridge and sports marketing business Synergy, made a small post-tax profit £422,000 in 2012 compared with a loss of £5.2 million in the previous year. The results were affected by ...Read More »
Here’s a poser for Sir Martin Sorrell of WPP (left), who’s due to announce his first half numbers later this week (and answer questions about how the PubliCom merger might affect WPP). A few stories have been leaking out, from ...Read More »
Interpublic (IPG) is believed to be launching Rapport, its successful UK out of home specialist, in America as soon as its current contract with WPP’s Kinetic expires. The move follows hard on the heels on revelations (here) that Eric Newnham’s ...Read More »
Those agencies without a big car account will be preparing to work overtime at Christmas as Honda reviews its $500m Honda and near-$200m Acura accounts in the US. Both accounts have been with indie agency RPA since 1986 and it ...Read More »