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This Is London
This HSBC float idea looks to be full of holes
Talk that HSBC might spin off its UK High Street banking business ranks only slightly higher in the credibility ratings than the 1987 idea that Saatchi & Saatchi might merge with what was then Midland Bank.
Saatchi & Saatchi to launch Monthy Python reunion online
Saatchi & Saatchi has been appointed to manage the digital and social launch of next year's Monty Python live shows, without a pitch.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Saatchi's Con Williamson Lands at Erwin Penland
The outgoing creative chief at the New York headquarters of Saatchi & Saatchi is the new chief creative officer of Erwin Penland, a unit of Interpublic Group's Hill Holliday.
Review of the year 2013: all the marketing highs and lows
It's been a year of pessimism, optimism and pretty much everything in between. As 2013 draws to a close, we identify the marketing highs and lows that show it was anything but an "Empty 13".
Thu Dec 05, 2013
McGuinness departs BMB after eight years
Andrew McGuinness, one of the founders of Beattie McGuinness Bungay, is leaving the agency after eight years as the other founders step back from day-to-day operations.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Charles Saatchi says Nigella Lawson throat grab was 'to make her focus'
Sydney, November 30: Charles Saatchi has claimed that he had held his former wife Nigella Lawson by the throat "to make her focus", at Scott's restaurant in Mayfair.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Levy's appetite for power has not been sated yet
Publicis Groupe's unexpected purchase of Walker Media - completed this week - was a stark reminder of the pressure that the Publicis boss, Maurice Levy, continues to feel in a year when he engineered the most audacious merger in advertising history.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Marketing People on the Move: Autumn 2013
Fall 2013 saw a number of notable new hires, promotions and other personnel news across the online marketing industry.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
This Is London
M&C Saatchi in 35m sale to rival Publicis
M&C Saatchi shares today leapt 5% after the independent advertising group announced plans to sell an estimated 75% stake in its media-buying arm Walker Media to French giant Publicis for A 35 million.
Publicis Groupe's UK revenue up 7.1%
Publicis Groupe, the owner of Saatchi & Saatchi and Starcom Mediavest Group, has reported global revenue of 1.68 billion in the three months to 30 September 2013, while in the UK its revenue increased by 7.1 per cent.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The House Lands Laurent-Perrier U.K. Assignment
The House Worldwide, the new partnership network founded and led by former Publicis Worldwide COO Richard Pinder, has been appointed to help develop Laurent-Perrier's U.K. sales and marketing strategy.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Ad Operations Online
AdMedia Partners Advises Heartbeat Ideas in Transaction with Publicis Group
M&A advisory firm AdMedia Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Heartbeat Ideas, one of the largest and most highly regarded digital agencies in the healthcare communications space, in its merger with the Saatchi & Saatchi Health entities.
Cry before you buy
Sainsbury's Christmas ad is a tear-jerker. Clare Spencer asks why the supermarket thinks making people cry helps their business.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
The Fine Print: Fashion's latest art-book
Spanning 13 years of photography across the globe, Karen Inderbitzen-Waller and Delphine Avril Planqueel's book takes a look at nostalgia and difficult beauty.