15 Sep 2010
| by Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith
Fashion brand Yves Saint Laurent is to distribute a preview of its new autumn/winter collection on the streets of London this weekend.
Chime Communications, the marketing services group and owner of VCCP, has reported a first half pre-tax profits leap of 21% to £10.3m prompting chairman Lord Bell to proclaim it "the success story of the marcoms industry over the past few years".
WPP's chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell believes the worst of the financial downturn is over but cautioned that uncertainty about how the rest of the year will pan out remains in the more mature media markets of the world.
04 Aug 2010
| by Hamish Pringle
The Goverment's reasoning behind radical cuts at the COI is flawed and, for those concerned, frustrating and galling, but the opportunity to generate further evidence of advertising's effectiveness should now be grasped, writes Hamish Pringle, director general of the IPA.
29 Jul 2010
| by Jennifer Whitehead
Publicis Group, owner of Starcom MediaVest, Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi, has said that profit for the first half of the year leapt by 27.5% to €213m (£178m) and that it is upbeat about growth in the next two years.
Chime Communications has acquired global sporting events consultancy Pmplegacy to beef up its sports marketing division.
Cossette is plotting a merger between Dare and MCBD, and is considering renaming the combined agency as Dare.
30 Jun 2010
| by Mark Banham
Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP Group has recorded a revenue rise of 1.8% in the first five months of the year, according to a trading update at the advertising network's annual general meeting.
29 Jun 2010
| by Mark Banham
Chancellor George Osborne has made a personal plea to Sir Martin Sorrell to return the business interests of WPP Group from its current base in Ireland to the UK.
What do experts from 11 companies think will be the next big thing(s) in digital?
Read and listen to what they have to say in essays and short films (via the links below) and see what happened when we brought them all together for a roundtable lunch debate.
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