August 6, 2012

Publicis Groupe has denied a report that it had been working with a group of banks on a $6bn ($3.8bn) bid for Interpublic (IPG), which would put it ahead of Omnicom as the world's second-largest advertising group. Read more: Heineken agrees deal for Tiger beer maker.…


August 3, 2012

Marriott selects 3 finalists in creative review. Read more:

Account Moves

August 3, 2012

Specialist Holidays Group has appointed Rapp UK to handle its media planning and buying after a competitive pitch. Read more: GoPro ramps up marketing with media and PR agency selections. Read more:


August 3, 2012

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO has boosted its senior team with the appointment of Michael Pring, Clive Tanqueray and Tom Vick as managing partners. Read more: Mindshare has hired Chris Green, the brand and business planning director at Hypernaked, as its global head of st…


August 2, 2012

Inferno has acquired an undisclosed minority stake in the independent agency Quiet Storm as the first move in building a partnership between the two agencies. Read more: WPP continues rapid expansion of Possible Worldwide with U.K. agency buy. Read more: http://bit…