WPP cheered the City yesterday as its half-year profits surged almost 20 per cent to £429m and the advertising giant promised to keep raising the dividend.
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Wednesday 06 April 2011
Sir Martin Sorrell has dusted off his youth credentials with an investment in Vice Media, the group that publishes Vice, the self-confessed "coolest magazine in the world".
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Monday 14 March 2011
When the world's most influential adman, Sir Martin Sorrell, announced this month that profits at WPP, his marketing services company, had jumped 28.5 per cent, he also delivered some gloomier news for Britain.
Saturday 05 March 2011
The advertising giant WPP saw record profit growth in 2010 thanks to a "dead cat bounce" in the US market and a resurgence of advertising spending on traditional media.
Friday 04 March 2011
Advertising giant WPP today boosted annual profits to more than £1 billion after finishing 2010 with the fastest rate of growth in a decade.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Leading economists believe the world economy is beginning to put the worst of its problems behind it, but they also believe that serious difficulties remain which could yet lead to renewed turmoil.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Sunday 09 January 2011
In an article on 2 January, we erroneously stated that the founding directors of Adam & Eve "paid £1m to Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP to break their contract and go it alone".
Sunday 02 January 2011
The founding directors of Adam & Eve may have paid £1m to Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP to break their contract and go it alone, but it was worth every penny.
Tuesday 30 November 2010
WPP Group companies are eyeing higher growth next year, the advertising conglomerate's chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell, signalled yesterday.
Friday 03 September 2010
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Luvv was in the air at WPP, the world's largest advertising agency, as it reported a 36 per cent bump in profits following a sharper-than-expected recovery in the ad market.
Sunday 15 August 2010
Thursday 15 April 2010
An outfit called Desk Space Genie is in touch to suggest a little money-making scheme for these difficult times. If your company has been through a redundancy programme, why not earn a few bob renting out the desks that the poor unfortunates vacated. Desk Space Genie even has an online exchange to let you advertise the desk space you can offer.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Looking for relief at a time of stress
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