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    WPP PLC

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

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    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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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....

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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”,...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. August 26, 2015

    WPP plays down risk of losing clients and remains bullish on China

    WPP has played down the risk that it will lose business as a result of the $20bn “tsunami” of advertising spending...

  23. August 24, 2015

    Apologia for the City broker suffering a (China) crisis of conscience

    The chief executive of Abashed Equities, a typical City stockbroker, has written to fund management customers. “Dear...

  24. August 17, 2015

    FTSE chiefs earn 183 times average salary of UK workers

    Chief executives of Britain’s top-100 listed companies earned 183 times the salaries of the average UK worker last year...

  25. August 12, 2015

    Why investors should stop worrying and learn to love high CEO pay

    How relaxed should investors be about chief executives becoming filthy rich, to frame a question in terms first used by...

  26. July 31, 2015

    Chime agrees to £374m takeover from WPP and Providence

    Chime Communications, the sports-focused marketing services group founded by Margaret Thatcher’s media adviser, has...

  27. July 30, 2015

    Chime’s sports presence rings right note for WPP and Providence

    Chime Communications, the marketing services group founded in 1989 by Lord Bell, Margaret Thatcher’s media adviser, has...

  28. July 29, 2015

    Providence and WPP in talks on Chime deal

    Chime Communications, the London-listed sports marketing specialist, is in advanced discussions to sell itself for more...

  29. July 21, 2015

    Dividend ‘spike’ predicted ahead of tax changes

    Dividend payouts from UK companies are set to spike in the first quarter of 2016 ahead of tax reforms that will...

  30. July 9, 2015

    WPP without Sir Martin Sorrell is not yet on the cards

    Who will replace Sir Martin Sorrell at WPP? It is a question that has quietly haunted the world’s largest marketing...

  31. June 25, 2015

    Push for big data escalates as viewers tune out of traditional TV

    How many people watch TV shows? Is that number going up or down? For broadcasters, those are almost existential...

  32. June 23, 2015

    WPP joins forces with Snapchat to launch ad content agency

    Advertising group WPP has teamed up with news publisher Daily Mail and messaging app Snapchat to launch a new content...

  33. June 18, 2015

    Former Google exec raises $10m to block the adblockers

    Ben Barokas, the entrepreneur who sold his advertising technology company Admeld to Google in 2011 for $400m, has...

  34. June 9, 2015

    Standard Life criticises WPP over ‘Sorrell-centricity’

    One of WPP’s top shareholders has criticised the advertising group’s “lack of transparency” over how it intends to...

  35. June 8, 2015

    WPP needs to line up an heir and a spare

    Who would you rather pay £43m to be in charge of an empire? 650 British MPs paid £67,000 each or one Sir Martin...

  36. June 6, 2015

    Blog: Sir Martin Sorrell on emotional commitment

    Being an entrepreneur or company founder is “the nearest a man can come to giving birth”, says Sir Martin Sorrell,...

  37. May 31, 2015

    WPP faces another revolt over Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay

    WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell faces a shareholder revolt over his £43m pay award for 2014 after two leading...

  38. May 18, 2015

    WPP to launch sports rights agency

    WPP has stepped into the increasingly lucrative arena of sports rights, setting up a new agency to represent the likes...

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