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Business Standard India
It's raining billboard ads this monsoon seasonfar," Goyle says. Suresh Balakrishna, CEO, South Asia and Middle East, Kinetic
It's raining billboard ads this monsoon season
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
far," Goyle says. Suresh Balakrishna, CEO, South Asia and Middle East, Kinetic, the out-of-home advertising agency of the WPP group, endorses this trend. He says the sites administered by his agency, that is, the number of billboards taken up by... Read more
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AdWeek
General Mills Launches a Closed U.S. Creative and Content Agency Reviewof the matter tell Adweek today that the closed review will likely include McCa
General Mills Launches a Closed U.S. Creative and Content Agency Review
AdWeek / Posted 2 days ago
of the matter tell Adweek today that the closed review will likely include McCann, Saatchi & Saatchi and an unnamed WPP agency. Saatchi & Saatchi has been a GM partner agency for more than 35 years. McCann has also worked on brands like... Read more
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AdWeek
Pandora Wants to Go Beyond Viewability and Test Audio-Based Ad Measurementthey will only pay for in-view ads that meet the standards of both the Media Ra
Pandora Wants to Go Beyond Viewability and Test Audio-Based Ad Measurement
AdWeek / Posted 2 days ago
they will only pay for in-view ads that meet the standards of both the Media Rating Council and individual marketers like WPP-owned GroupM, which sets its own, often stricter requirements for publishers and media companies. Under the MRC's... Read more
3d
Variety
Mediapro, Oficina Burman, Strike High-End Drama Development Alliancethat the two companies could bring in third-party partners on projects. Partne
Mediapro, Oficina Burman, Strike High-End Drama Development Alliance
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
that the two companies could bring in third-party partners on projects. Partnered by Mexico’s Televisa, ad media giant WPP and investor Torreal, Mediapro owns a 7% stake in Spanish broadcast giant Atresmedia Group. Their joint conglom, in which... Read more
3d
AdWeek
Pinterest Poaches Snapchat Exec for New Ad Measurement Roleaddition to Snapchat, Johnson's career also includes roles at Google as adverti
Pinterest Poaches Snapchat Exec for New Ad Measurement Role
AdWeek / Posted 3 days ago
addition to Snapchat, Johnson's career also includes roles at Google as advertising research director and analytic roles at WPP-owned TeamDetroit and Anderson Consulting. Johnson starts his new job at Pinterest on Aug. 1 at the company's San... Read more
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AdWeek
To Help Fight Fraud and Piracy, GroupM Has Named a 'Brand Safety' Executivethem in markets outside of the U.S., including within the U.K. and Germany, amo
To Help Fight Fraud and Piracy, GroupM Has Named a 'Brand Safety' Executive
AdWeek / Posted 4 days ago
them in markets outside of the U.S., including within the U.K. and Germany, among others. Montgomery, who, joined WPP in 1989, has held a host of positions within the network, including media director of Ogilvy in South Africa and Group... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Region’s Top Brands Reimagine the Experience-Led Businesspartners including Deloitte Digital, Accenture Interactive, IBM Interactive Exp
Region’s Top Brands Reimagine the Experience-Led Business
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
partners including Deloitte Digital, Accenture Interactive, IBM Interactive Experience, Publicis.Sapient, Sapient Nitro, WPP and Valtech will also participate in the event.This year, Adobe Symposium will feature a Tweet-for-Good campaign to raise... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion dealof 100 in a list of the world’s most valuable brands created by the Millward Br
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion deal
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
of 100 in a list of the world’s most valuable brands created by the Millward Brown consulting firm and advertising giant WPP. This year, Yahoo wasn’t even on the list. Google, its younger and now much larger rival, ranked first with a brand value... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion dealof 100 in a list of the world’s most valuable brands created by the Millward Br
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion deal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
of 100 in a list of the world’s most valuable brands created by the Millward Brown consulting firm and advertising giant WPP. This year, Yahoo wasn’t even on the list. Google, its younger and now much larger rival, ranked first with a brand value... Read more
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10d
Variety
Refinery29 Taps Amina Canter to Head Distributionin Los Angeles, London and Berlin. The company’s investors include Turner Broad
Refinery29 Taps Amina Canter to Head Distribution
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
in Los Angeles, London and Berlin. The company’s investors include Turner Broadcasting, Scripps Networks Interactive, WPP, Hearst, Stripes Group, Floodgate, Lead Edge Capital, First Round Capital and Lerer Ventures. In the past year,... Read more
10d
The Hollywood Reporter
Weinstein Co.'s Movie Shifts Raise Questions Over Money Woesas the company's purse strings have been tightened significantly by its board,
Weinstein Co.'s Movie Shifts Raise Questions Over Money Woes
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
as the company's purse strings have been tightened significantly by its board, which includes representatives of backers WPP Group, France broadcaster TF1 Group and Technicolor. "The move does not benefit the film," says a source involved with... Read more
11d
BBC News
Fidelity backs Theresa May's executive pay plansat least one remuneration proposal at 55% of annual meetings of FTSE 350 compan
Fidelity backs Theresa May's executive pay plans
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
at least one remuneration proposal at 55% of annual meetings of FTSE 350 companies this year. Big companies including WPP, BP and others have come under fire from shareholders for their executive pay arrangements at recent annual meetings. PM... Read more
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11d
AdWeek
Pharma Giant GSK Consolidates Its Global Agency Roster Across 4 Holding CompaniesGroupe was the biggest short-term winner, with the lion's share of the business
Pharma Giant GSK Consolidates Its Global Agency Roster Across 4 Holding Companies
AdWeek / Posted 11 days ago
Groupe was the biggest short-term winner, with the lion's share of the business going to that company and its chief rival, WPP. "GSK Consumer Healthcare has just completed a rigorous marketing agency roster review to strengthen agency partnerships... Read more
12d
Reuters
Baidu investor criticizes proposed sale of video unit to CEO18 letter to Li. The letter was distributed to media through public relations f
Baidu investor criticizes proposed sale of video unit to CEO
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
18 letter to Li. The letter was distributed to media through public relations firm Finsbury, part of communications firm WPP. Acacia, which according to the letter owns 2.6 million shares in Baidu - a stake worth nearly $430 million at current... Read more
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12d
The Irish Times
Stocktake: Broad-based rally augurs well for stocksappear to share this exasperation, given recent shareholder rebellions at compa
Stocktake: Broad-based rally augurs well for stocks
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
appear to share this exasperation, given recent shareholder rebellions at companies such as CRH, BP, Deutsche Bank and WPP. Companies should heed the advice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which last week released a report urging remuneration... Read more
12d
Reuters
Baidu investor criticizes sale of video unit to CEOCEO Robin Li. The letter was distributed to media through public relations fir
Baidu investor criticizes sale of video unit to CEO
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
CEO Robin Li. The letter was distributed to media through public relations firm Finsbury, part of communications firm WPP. "It is better for Baidu to be regarded as a key institution, not the extension of the pocketbook of one man," the... Read more
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13d
express
Inventor whose Tangle Teezer was rejected by Dragons' Den set to sell up for £200millionbusinesses need their confidence levels restored: FSB Chairman Businesses want
Inventor whose Tangle Teezer was rejected by Dragons' Den set to sell up for £200million
express / Posted 13 days ago
businesses need their confidence levels restored: FSB Chairman Businesses want certainty, clarity on Brexit: WPP CEO “I wasn’t disappointed about not getting the money, because I can get that from a bank. But I wanted a Dragon to... Read more
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13d
express
Australia lines up 'urgent' free trade deal with Britain after historic vote to quit EUminister has been announced BoE holds as uncertainty in UK post-Brexit Busine
Australia lines up 'urgent' free trade deal with Britain after historic vote to quit EU
express / Posted 13 days ago
minister has been announced BoE holds as uncertainty in UK post-Brexit Businesses want certainty, clarity on Brexit: WPP CEO Speaking in May, Mr Turnbull said Australia would "welcome" Britain staying in the EU but insisted it was... Read more
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15d
Times of Malta
Business leaders see pain, seek opportunity in British EU exitof its revenue outside of the 28-member bloc. Martin Sorrell, chief executive
Business leaders see pain, seek opportunity in British EU exit
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
of its revenue outside of the 28-member bloc. Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the world’s biggest advertising group WPP, said Brexit would accelerate the company’s existing strategy of placing a greater focus on fast growing emerging markets... Read more
17d
Market Watch
WPP's Grey buys majority stake in China's EasycomLONDON--Advertising giant WPP PLC (WPP.LN) said Thursday its wholly-owned opera
WPP's Grey buys majority stake in China's Easycom
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
LONDON--Advertising giant WPP PLC (WPP.LN) said Thursday its wholly-owned operating company Grey Group has bought a majority stake in Easycom Group, a social marketing agency in China, for an undisclosed sum. Founded in Shanghai in 2006, Easycom... Read more
18d
Variety
Snapchat-Based Movie ‘Sickhouse’ to Get Sequelon the platform. The film was written and directed by Hannah Macpherson (Awesom
Snapchat-Based Movie ‘Sickhouse’ to Get Sequel
Variety / Posted 18 days ago
on the platform. The film was written and directed by Hannah Macpherson (AwesomenessTV’s “t@gged”). Indigenous Media was founded by filmmakers Jon Avnet, Rodrigo Garcia and Jake Avnet, with principal investors WPP and the U.K.’s ITV.File... Read more
18d
Market Watch
Mart signals potential change to ad strategyan estimated $902.4 million on U.S. ads in 2014, not including digital video, s
Mart signals potential change to ad strategy
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
an estimated $902.4 million on U.S. ads in 2014, not including digital video, social or mobile advertising, according to WPP-owned ad tracking firm Kantar Media. The company has been boosting investment in online operations and has tried to... Read more
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18d
AdWeek
Pokémon Go Is Inspiring Small Retailers. So Has Augmented Reality Gone Mainstream?a blog so people can find the best Pokémon Go spots in the area. Paul Shapiro,
Pokémon Go Is Inspiring Small Retailers. So Has Augmented Reality Gone Mainstream?
AdWeek / Posted 18 days ago
a blog so people can find the best Pokémon Go spots in the area. Paul Shapiro, director of search innovation at Catalyst, a WPP/GroupM agency, said the game was exposing "a pretty large set of consumers" to augmented reality. Shapiro mentioned that... Read more
18d
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
‘Tentative support’ for incoming prime minister Theresa May’s corporate reformsBob Dudley’s £13.8m pay packet in a loss-making year for the company, and a thi
‘Tentative support’ for incoming prime minister Theresa May’s corporate reforms
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Bob Dudley’s £13.8m pay packet in a loss-making year for the company, and a third of shareholders in advertising giant WPP refusing to back Sir Martin Sorrell’s £70m deal. It follows a string of shareholder revolts in the spring of 2012,... Read more
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Scotsman
WPP launches Scottish operation for Maxus UK division Andrew Dunn is heading the Scottish arm of WPP's Maxus UK media agency. Pictur
WPP launches Scottish operation for Maxus UK division
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
Andrew Dunn is heading the Scottish arm of WPP's Maxus UK media agency. Picture: Contributed Media agency Maxus UK has pushed the button on a Scottish division, based in Edinburgh and fronted by... Read more
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19d
SKY News
May Must Grow Economy To Tackle Inequalityinterests of the company and its shareholders" is one with which Sir Martin Sor
May Must Grow Economy To Tackle Inequality
SKY News / Posted 19 days ago
interests of the company and its shareholders" is one with which Sir Martin Sorrell, the founder and chief executive of WPP and a target of some of the most vehement protests over executive pay in recent years, would not disagree. Few chief... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Hitman’ opts out of witness programLeila de Lima said on Friday. De Lima, in an interview, said the self-confesse
‘Hitman’ opts out of witness program
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
Leila de Lima said on Friday. De Lima, in an interview, said the self-confessed hitman of the DDS who was admitted to the WPP last year voluntarily left the program weeks before the May 9 presidential elections. “He voluntarily went out of the... Read more
24d
Market Watch
WPP to focus on western Europe after Brexit voteLONDON--Advertising giant WPP PLC (WPP.LN) said Thursday it plans to place a gr
WPP to focus on western Europe after Brexit vote
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
LONDON--Advertising giant WPP PLC (WPP.LN) said Thursday it plans to place a greater emphasis on growth in western continental Europe following the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, as it announced the acquisition of French database marketing... Read more
24d
Daily Mail
Power love! Sheryl Sandberg brings boyfriend to Sun Valleyand former chief executive officer at eBay, and Martin Sorrell, chief executive
Power love! Sheryl Sandberg brings boyfriend to Sun Valley
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
and former chief executive officer at eBay, and Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of Wire and Plastic Products (WPP) Stacey Bendet Eisner, chief executive officer and creative director of Alice + Olivia and Michael Eisner's daughter in... Read more
24d
Houston Chronicle
Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Fires Its PR Firm After 1 Monthfirm only repped NAI for about a month. The London- and New York-based Finsbur
Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Fires Its PR Firm After 1 Month
Houston Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
firm only repped NAI for about a month. The London- and New York-based Finsbury is a subsidiary of British conglomerate WPP plc., which owns a number of advertising and marketing firms. Fun fact: It also owns a nice chunk of Nielsen competitor... Read more
24d
San Antonio Express-News
Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Fires Its PR Firm After 1 Monthfirm only repped NAI for about a month. The London- and New York-based Finsbur
Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Fires Its PR Firm After 1 Month
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
firm only repped NAI for about a month. The London- and New York-based Finsbury is a subsidiary of British conglomerate WPP plc., which owns a number of advertising and marketing firms. Fun fact: It also owns a nice chunk of Nielsen competitor... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
McDonald's close to choosing between 2 advertising powerhouseswho has been with the world's largest burger chain since March 2014. A request
McDonald's close to choosing between 2 advertising powerhouses
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
who has been with the world's largest burger chain since March 2014. A request for proposals went out two months ago, with WPP, the world's largest advertising holding company, declining to participate, sources said. Some high-level marketing... Read more
26d
Investors Chronicle
England football fans should gamble on sportathletes including Sir Chris Hoy and Becky Adlington - was acquired by asset ma
England football fans should gamble on sport
Investors Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
athletes including Sir Chris Hoy and Becky Adlington - was acquired by asset manager Providence and advertising titan WPP (WPP) in October 2015. And WPP has continued to invest heavily in sport marketing; it recently snapped up TSE Consulting,... Read more
26d
Los Angeles Times
Four L.A. start-ups hunting for online video stars raise a combined $56 millionwomen and pop culture – are positioned well.” Woven Digital grabbed an $18.5-m
Four L.A. start-ups hunting for online video stars raise a combined $56 million
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
women and pop culture – are positioned well.” Woven Digital grabbed an $18.5-million Series B investment led by ad agency WPP’s venture arm. Also investing were Institutional Venture Partners and Viacom Vice Chair Shari Redstone’s Advancit... Read more
26d
Business Insider
MailOnline says Snapchat's redesign saw it quadruple traffic and sell out all its adswe are effectively sold out on it this month on Snapchat," he reveals. Of the p
MailOnline says Snapchat's redesign saw it quadruple traffic and sell out all its ads
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
we are effectively sold out on it this month on Snapchat," he reveals. Of the partnership the Mail has with Snapchat and WPP in content agency TrufflePig, launched the previous year at Cannes, he says the project is going "remarkably... Read more
27d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefin Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. The growth has been led by Ntshing
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. The growth has been led by Ntshingila, the former chairman of U.K. advertiser WPP Plc's Ogilvy & Mather agency in South Africa, who joined Facebook when the company opened its first African office in... Read more
29d
AdWeek
Mobile Ad Study Finds Interstitials Only Slightly Better Than Banners for Being Seenneither format has much of an effect on mobile viewers. According to the resul
Mobile Ad Study Finds Interstitials Only Slightly Better Than Banners for Being Seen
AdWeek / Posted 29 days ago
neither format has much of an effect on mobile viewers. According to the results of neuroscience research conducted by WPP agency Light Reaction and Bethesda, Md., lab Spark Experience, users viewing news on smartphones barely pay attention to... Read more
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Variety
Woven Digital, Owner of HitFix and Uproxx, Banks $18.5 Million Round Led by WPProlled up several online publications with a focus on millennial males, has rai
Woven Digital, Owner of HitFix and Uproxx, Banks $18.5 Million Round Led by WPP
Variety / Posted 30 days ago
rolled up several online publications with a focus on millennial males, has raised $18.5 million in Series B funding led by WPP Ventures, the investment arm of ad giant WPP. The funding brings Woven to $42 million raised to date. The latest round... Read more
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Billboard
Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Raises $10 Millionventure capital firm which focuses on new digital media companies. Other invest
Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Raises $10 Million
Billboard / Posted 30 days ago
venture capital firm which focuses on new digital media companies. Other investors in the round include holding company WPP through WPP Ventures and the firm of Andreessen Horowitz, as well as all of ADD’s existing investors: Nu Horizons,... Read more
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Business Insider
'You need to own this client:' How Goldman Sachs landed a Libyan 'elephant'to journalists. Baruni claimed Goldman Sachs even introduced the son of Sir Ma
'You need to own this client:' How Goldman Sachs landed a Libyan 'elephant'
Business Insider / Posted 30 days ago
to journalists. Baruni claimed Goldman Sachs even introduced the son of Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of advertising giant WPP, as part of the team. "I felt almost under attack as different Goldman Sachs teams and products were presented to me,... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Bruin Sports Capital Gets Into Video Streaming Business With Purchase Of Italy-Based Deltatrewith.” In addition to expanding further into the U.S. and Asian markets, Pyne s
Bruin Sports Capital Gets Into Video Streaming Business With Purchase Of Italy-Based Deltatre
Sports Business Daily / Posted 30 days ago
with.” In addition to expanding further into the U.S. and Asian markets, Pyne said deltatre can be integrated with some of WPP's businesses and clients. WPP is a significant investor in Bruin Sports. deltatre’s other sports clients include the ATP,... Read more
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AdWeek
Buzzman Launches Productman, Another Sign That Brand Innovation Is Ripe for Agency Growthwas acquired last year by Publicis, pivoted to more classically creative approa
Buzzman Launches Productman, Another Sign That Brand Innovation Is Ripe for Agency Growth
AdWeek / Posted 30 days ago
was acquired last year by Publicis, pivoted to more classically creative approaches. Following his agency's purchase by WPP, AKQA worldwide chief creative officer Rei Inamoto left to launch his own "business invention studio," which is... Read more
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AdWeek
MediaCom Wins BRP, the Manufacturer of Ski-Doo Snowmobilesis the new North American planning and buying agency for BRP, the Quebec-based
MediaCom Wins BRP, the Manufacturer of Ski-Doo Snowmobiles
AdWeek / Posted 30 days ago
is the new North American planning and buying agency for BRP, the Quebec-based manufacturer of recreational products. The WPP shop was awarded the business after a review which also included the incumbent, Geometry, another WPP agency, sources... Read more

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