Carat India bags Deutsche Bank’s India media biz

Following a global media review, Carat has bagged the media mandate for Deutsche Bank. It is learnt that this development is effective in the APAC mar...

Bates 141 forays into Bangladesh

After over four years of supporting Marico Bangladesh primarily out of Kolkata, Bates 141 has now set up Bates 141 Bangladesh to support the growing n...

Ogilvy India’s numero uno status & 2011 digital focus: Miles Young in conversation with e4m

Ogilvy India’s Mumbai office was high on unusual energy most of last week. Reasons: the agency’s annual internal bash and this time also a...

James Murdoch joins Sir Martin Sorrell on stage at Cannes

The 58th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will see some interesting discussions when James Murdoch joins Sir Martin Sorrell in conver...

Acquisition & Expansion: Wunderman’s 2011 India agenda

Stephane Faggianelli, President, Asia-Pacific, Wunderman speaks to exchange4media on what lies in store for the India operations of the company.

Omnicom’s big India move: buys 51 pc stake in Mudra

Omnicom Group is upping its stake in Anil Ambani-owned Mudra Communications to 51 per cent, which could even result in a complete takeover subsequentl...

WPP reports 9 pc growth in revenues in Q3

All markets in Asia, with the exception of Japan, showed double digit revenue growth for WPP, with Mainland China up 26.6 per cent, India up 10.4 per...

Global alliance on cards for TapRoot

TapRoot is engaged in conversations with holding companies such as Omnicom and WPP to consider the option of an alliance

A robust 2011 for WPP; records highest ever revenue

WPP’s preliminary results 2011 show a robust year for the company driven by various factors including growth in all regions including APAC and b...

Anurag Gupta on how Coke spread happiness in Cannes

Anurag Gupta of Team P&G from WPP writes on how the likes of Coca-Cola are at Cannes to warn agencies that the ‘non-advertising types’...

WPP retains Holding Company of the Year @Cannes

Despite WPP’s concern over Media Lions, the Holding Company has retained the title that has become important for advertising business’ top...

Japanese ad giant Dentsu to buy UK's Aegis for $5 billion

Dentsu said it had agreed to pay 240 pence for each Aegis share, a 48% premium to the closing price on Wednesday, sending shares in the target group u...

Dentsu to buy Aegis for $5 billion

Dentsu said it had agreed to pay 240 pence for each Aegis share, a 48% premium to the closing price on Wednesday, sending shares in the target group u...

Agencies mushroom in India as global Adland consolidates

Adam & Eve, BBH & Aegis are some examples indicating consolidation in western ad world but India sees agency launches at a new pace

WPP's response to NDTV: Delayed but eye-opening

Industry leaders state that irrespective of the final outcome of NDTV’s now dubbed hypothetical lawsuit, there still are some positives to take...

We are unhappy about the ensuing ‘trial by media’ generated by NDTV: Martin Sorrell

The WPP CEO comments that the claim should be made properly, in India, in front of the Indian courts that are more than competent to hear it

WPP H1 billings up at £21.7 billion

Estimated net new business billings of £2.475 billion were won in H1 FY13

Nick Emery to deliver Keynote Address at e4m Conclave

The Global CEO of Mindshare Worldwide will delve on the dawn of a new marketing era in the background of the changing communication and media landscap...

Acquisition: Is it the right route to grow?

Ranjan Kapur, Arvind Sharma, Agnello Dias and Ashish Bhasin will answer the question at the e4m Conclave, presented by Jagran

Sam Balsara rubbishes Madison sale rumours

“We have not appointed any M&A consultant in India or in any part of the world to ‘sell’ Madison,” says the Chairman & MD of Madison World

In India, Sorrell worries about the country’s lack of self confidence

Sorrell on: WPP India revenues that are set to cross $500 million; the well-defined WPP strategy; recent over-priced acquisitions in India

Sir Martin Sorrell's 10 industry defining trends

Predicting that 2014 would be better than 2013 that is expected to be a tough year, the CEO of WPP points out 10 areas of focus for the industry

We all are ‘Mad Men’ but we are also ‘Math Men’: Sir Martin Sorrell

“Our business is not only an art but also a science with traditional people. This balance is very good,” shares the CEO of WPP

Who let the Ford out?

In lieu of the Ford Figo controversy, our leading ad men talk about the monitoring processes that need to be put in place to curb such scandals