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  1. May 22, 2016

    Piketty has last laugh as revolts threaten the pay status quo

    Thomas Piketty’s 2013 tome Capital in the Twenty-First Century was dismissed by diehard critics as doctrinaire,...

  2. May 20, 2016

    Advertising: TV fights the future

    The advertisers who filed into Manhattan’s Carnegie Hall this week for the annual star-packed “upfront” presentation of...

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  1. May 6, 2016

    Financial PR spins a new global story

    In 1992, George Sard left Ogilvy Adams & Rinehart, the public relations company where he cut his teeth, to start his...

  2. April 29, 2016

    WPP’s Martin Sorrell defends £70m pay package

    WPP set itself up for a shareholder revolt over pay after it awarded its founder Sir Martin Sorrell £70m for 2015 in...

  3. Fast FT

    April 29, 2016

    WPP boss receives £70m pay package

    Sir Martin Sorrell has received £70m from WPP in one of the biggest pay packages ever awarded to a FTSE 100 chief...

  4. April 28, 2016

    WPP warns of ‘cocktail’ of pressures on clients

    A cocktail of pressures is making companies cautious about spending on advertising, WPP has warned. The world’s biggest...

  5. Fast FT

    April 28, 2016

    WPP boosts revenues, but still signals caution

    WPP, the world’s biggest advertising group, has reported strong revenue growth in the first quarter, with business...

  6. April 28, 2016

    Big UK advertisers push agencies to be more transparent

    Britain’s biggest advertisers have ramped up their fight to introduce greater transparency into how their media budgets...

  7. Fast FT

    April 20, 2016

    WPP continues global push with Turkish acquisition

    WPP is continuing its strategy of buying local companies in key growth markets, with the world’s largest advertising...

  8. March 17, 2016

    WPP-owned J. Walter Thompson replaces its chief executive

    Advertising agency J. Walter Thompson has replaced its chief executive following allegations of racist and sexist...

  9. March 16, 2016

    LSE-Deutsche Börse merger is ICE’s to disrupt

    Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange are sticking to their script: the combination will be a nil-premium merger...

  10. March 16, 2016

    Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay set for steep fall at WPP

    New remuneration policies at WPP are set to dramatically reduce the pay of Sir Martin Sorrell from next year, but the...

  11. FT Data

    March 14, 2016

    US interest rates, executive pay, Irish economy and Egyptian devaluation - the day in four charts

    March 14: the day in 4 charts Today’s top stories: The Federal Reserve is not expected to raise rates this week, but...

  12. March 13, 2016

    WPP chief’s £60m pay set to spark anger

    Sir Martin Sorrell will this week receive more than £60m in one of the biggest pay cheques ever received by a FTSE 100...

  13. March 7, 2016

    ComScore plunges after accounting review announced

    Shares in ComScore dropped more than 33 per cent on Monday after the US media measurement company, in which advertising...

  14. March 4, 2016

    WPP warns against ‘Don Draperish’ optimism

    WPP has reported its sixth consecutive year of record revenue, but cautioned against “Don Draperish” over-optimism as...

  15. February 28, 2016

    Week Ahead Corporate Diary: Glencore’s progress to be updated

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

  16. Fast FT

    January 22, 2016

    Osborne: business shouldn't be shy in Brexit debate

    George Osborne has pledged to spell out in detail the alternatives to Britain’s membership of the EU when the...

  17. Fast FT

    January 6, 2016

    WPP buys Korean digital agency

    To win business in South Korea, Martin Sorrell once had to eat several courses of kimchi, a traditional Korean...

  18. Fast FT

    December 15, 2015

    Goldman Sachs names new M&A heads

    Goldman Sachs has promoted four bankers in its mergers and advisory business, which has enjoyed a bumper year. Mark...

  19. December 11, 2015

    Trump brand faces testing time on Scottish links

    Soon after his purchase at Donald Trump’s Turnberry golf course in Scotland, Stuart Gillespie, a visiting player, had...

  20. December 10, 2015

    Publicis loses L’Oréal US advertising account

    Publicis has lost L’Oréal as a client in North America to its arch-rival WPP, adding to the French advertising group’s...

  21. Fast FT

    December 10, 2015

    Publicis loses L’Oréal ad account to rival WPP

    Publicis has lost L’Oréal’s media account in North America to arch-rival WPP, adding to the French advertising group’s...

  22. December 3, 2015

    Publicis turns structure ‘upside down’ for long-term survival

    If there were a single illustration of the upheavals the digital era has forced on advertising, it may have appeared...

  23. December 2, 2015

    Candidates lined up to replace Maurice Lévy at Publicis

    Publicis has taken the clearest step yet towards choosing Maurice Lévy’s successor, in effect naming a shortlist of...

  24. November 9, 2015

    WPP to target US voters with personalised online ads

    WPP is launching a powerful new tool for targeting voters with personalised online advertising, as the company prepares...

  25. November 4, 2015

    WPP wins race for ‘programmatic buying’ agency Essence Digital

    WPP has bolstered its position as the biggest marketing services group with the acquisition of Essence Digital, one of...

  26. October 26, 2015

    WPP warns of ‘inane’ pricing pressures

    WPP, the world’s largest advertising group by revenues, warned that its rivals have been offering their services at...

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    October 26, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Gala calls 'house' on bingo sale

    GalaCoral has cleared the way for its £2.3bn merger with Ladbrokes by lining up the numbers for its bingo halls sale....

  28. October 20, 2015

    Media agencies to be subject of US probe

    Major US advertisers have hired investigators who specialise in uncovering fraud and tracing hidden assets to probe the...

  29. October 16, 2015

    Coe to take the game to big sport

    Lord Coe, who led London’s 2012 Olympics bid, plans to use a war chest of “hundreds of millions” of pounds to build a...

  30. October 7, 2015

    Tesco rules out disposals to ease burden

    Dave Lewis, the Tesco chief executive, wanted to buy shares in the supermarket when he was embarking on its turnround...

  31. October 1, 2015

    Snapchat to launch sponsored selfies

    Snapchat is preparing to launch a new advertising format that will allow brands to slip in to teenagers’ selfies, as it...

  32. September 29, 2015

    ComScore and Rentrak take aim at Nielsen

    ComScore, the US online media measurement company, is acquiring Rentrak, which measures television viewing, to create a...

  33. September 25, 2015

    Rupert and James Murdoch arrange media meeting with India’s Modi

    A group of top US media executives met Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, in New York on Thursday, where they...

  34. September 23, 2015

    WPP urges Google to tackle problem of fake ad views

    Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, has warned Google that unless it improves its efforts to weed out “fake...

  35. September 4, 2015

    Boardroom trades, September 5

    Jacques Aigrain has been on the board at marketing giant WPP for more than two years, buying shares only once at...

  36. September 3, 2015

    Advertisers put agency deals on the block in media ‘tsunami’

    WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell last week described it as a “tsunami”, trade journal AdWeek nicknamed it “Mediapalooza 2015”,...

  37. August 28, 2015

    Tesco’s Dunnhumby sets up Chinese joint venture

    Dunnhumby has agreed to set up a joint venture with one of China’s largest supermarket chains in an effort to improve...

  38. August 26, 2015

    WPP: Surfin’ USA

    This time the Sorrell sound bite was about China. Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP chief executive, always ready to accompany...

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