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November 5, 2012


Taylors of Harrogate, the tea and coffee merchant that owns the Yorkshire Tea brand, has called a review its £4m media planning and buying account as it aims to consolidate its business into one agency. Read more: http://bit.ly/XdDiVj MasterCard set to select Ketchum as new PR shop…

Industry

November 5, 2012


Publishing giants Random House and Penguin Group will be merged after an agreement was reached between respective owners Bertelsmann and Pearson, the groups have today (29 October) confirmed. Read more: http://bit.ly/TPxAlS Mark Parker, Nike's chief executive, has labelled the company's …

Sir Martin Sorrell admits reason for 'September cliff' at WPP, Interpublic Group, Publicis Group & Omnicom is 'difficult to explain'

October 29, 2012


The reason for the sharp slowdown recorded by the big four global marketing companies; WPP, Omnicom, Interpublic Group (IPG) and Publicis is ‘very difficult’ to explain, WPP’s CEO Sir Martin Sorrell has admittedRead more at http://www.thedrum.com/news/2012/10/27/sir-martin-…

Industry

October 26, 2012


Publicis Groupe has reported revenue of €1.6bn (£1.31bn) in the third quarter, up 14.7% year on year despite a drop in September. Read more: http://bit.ly/RQ4VhE

People

October 26, 2012


Partners Andrews Aldridge has boosted its senior team by hiring Paul Vallois as a managing partner. Read more: http://bit.ly/TkmJ7i