Tag Archives: WPP

HSBC and Pfizer review global ad agency deals

Giant global bank HSBC has announced it’s reviewing its global ad account worth about $1bn at WPP’s JWT and media buyer GroupM while pharma giant Pfizer has said it’s dumping Interpublic and concentrating its work into WPP, Omnicom and Publicis ...

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Can new boss David Mayo keep the Bates agency brand alive?

Much speculation among the clinking sundowners at Raffles Hotel in Singapore that the venerable Bates agency (now rather reduced as it’s an Asia-only network albeit a large one) might be calling last orders. Bates is now owned by WPP and ...

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Post-merger Carat snaps up $500m Macy’s

It seems to be business as usual at Carat (maybe better than usual) following its £3.2bn acquisition by Japan’s Dentsu as the media buyer has just won the $500m Macy’s account from WPP’s MEC. Post-merger many agencies run out of ...

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