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January 24, 2013


WPP has bought the ecommerce specialist digital agency Salmon, which works with retail clients such as Morrisons and Argos. Read more: http://bit.ly/XCHsBD

Reviews

January 24, 2013


Chanel invites media shops to pitch account worth over $100 million. Read more: http://bit.ly/14atuw6 Nando's, the restaurant chain, is on the hunt for an agency to handle its advertising. Read more: http://bit.ly/W2OB1w Courvoisier, the cognac brand owned by Beam, is looking for an…

Account Moves

January 24, 2013


JC Penney taps R/GA for digital work. Read more: http://bit.ly/WQohFk Lee Jeans appoints new agency, plans anniversary push. Read more: http://bit.ly/10P42xo Jam, the Engine agency, has landed the task of turning Mr Bean into a comedy star on mobile plaforms. Read more: http://…

Agencies

January 24, 2013


Paul Hammersley, the former managing partner and co-founder of The Red Brick Road, has joined EDC Communications, the owner of Dare and Elvis, as its UK group chief executive. Read more: http://bit.ly/VveJAe

People

January 23, 2013


Gordon Lott, the former head of Olympic marketing and group sponsorship at Lloyds Banking Group, has been appointed managing director of Havas Sports and Entertainment UK (HS&E UK). Read more: http://bit.ly/VVKpQo LBi has appointed Anthony Lye to the new role of president of digital …