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Job cuts : WPP is to axe 3,500 jobs

Job cuts : WPP is to axe 3,500 jobs

by on December 12, 2018 in Advertising, Best advertising story, Business, Latest News, Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets

Job cuts ... WPP shares surged after it unveiled steep job cuts, adding nearly £7million to the fortune of ousted founder Sir Martin Sorrell.

The marketing conglomerate is to axe 3,500 jobs and shut or merge almost 200 offices in a battle to cut costs.

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Breaking : Unilever, YouTube, Cannes, WPP, Apple .. via MAD London

by on June 23, 2017 in Latest News, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets

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Sonovate has appointed WPP’s global brand strategy and design agency, Brand Union

Sonovate has appointed WPP’s global brand strategy and design agency, Brand Union

by on November 14, 2016 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets, Uncategorized

Sonovate, the recruitment finance and back office provider, has appointed WPP’s global brand strategy and design agency, Brand Union, to build a fintech brand for the future.

The fast-growth fintech company, founded in 2012, has emerged as a significant challenger to traditional banks, providing a revolutionary tech platform to solve a major admin and cash flow challenge faced by recruitment companies when placing contractors.

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Movers and Groovers : RadiumOne has hired leading WPP mobile executive, Jonathan Tom

by on November 26, 2015 in Lead Article, Movers & Groovers

RadiumOne has hired leading WPP mobile executive, Jonathan Tom, as Head of Mobile Programmatic for EMEA.

It highlights the increasing importance of mobile programmatic in online advertising, particularly as a way to address the under-performance of mobile as an ad medium – it accounts for 40% of internet time but only 27% of online ad spend.

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Sports Marketing and Meerkats : WPP, Providence bid £374m for Chime Communications

by on August 1, 2015 in Advertising, Business, Latest News, Lead Article

WPP and Providence Equity Partners launch a £374 million takeover bid for Chime Communications, owner of VCCP and a sports marketing specialist.

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WPP acquires majority stake in SET Creative in the US

by on July 1, 2015 in Latest News, Lead story, Marketing, News you can use, Nuggets, Uncategorized

WPP announces that it has acquired a majority stake in SET Management, LLC ("SET Creative"), growing its Branding & Identity group. US-based SET engages consumers with brands through physical experiences in retail stores, pop-up stores, trade shows and live events. SET Creative continues that engagement digitally via apps, content creation and social media.

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WPP’S BRAND UNION PROMOTES TOBY SOUTHGATE TO WORLDWIDE CEO

WPP’S BRAND UNION PROMOTES TOBY SOUTHGATE TO WORLDWIDE CEO

by on June 1, 2015 in Uncategorized

Southgate to Oversee Global Network Brand Union, WPP’s global brand strategy and design agency, today announced the promotion of Toby Southgate to Worldwide CEO, effective [more…]

The Next Big Thing, Martin Sorrell, WPP, Ryanair, Kenny Jacobs, AdKoins at ad:tech

by on August 30, 2014 in Apps, Apps & Software, Digital Marketing, Ecommerce, Email Marketing, Events, Events & Awards, FaceBook, featured item, Gadgets, Google, iPhone, Lead Article, LinkedIn, London & South East, Metrics, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, Mobile/Tablet, Online Advertising, Online Video, Pinterest, QR Codes, Research, Search Marketing, Social Media, Tech

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Latest : Marketing agency Quirk London acquired by WPP

by on May 6, 2014 in Advertising, Best advertising story, featured item, Latest News, London & South East

Today, marketing agency Quirk London @quirklondon has sold controlling interest to leading global communications group and world leader in advertising and marketing services,WPP. [more…]

City news from loss making Co-Operative Group, up for sale Burton’s Biscuit Company and bumper results WPP

by on August 29, 2013 in Lead story, Nuggets, Retail News

Burton's Biscuit Company, the maker of Jammie Dodgers, is officially up for sale with a price tag of around £350m.

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