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Samsung Home Appliances sponsors Channel 4 in seven-figure deal

Samsung Home Appliances sponsors Channel 4 in seven-figure deal

Samsung Home Appliances is to sponsor Channel 4, More 4 and UKTV's Good Food shows for one year in a seven-figure deal.

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Xaxis buys mobile app business ActionX

Xaxis buys mobile app business ActionX

Xaxis, the programmatic media and technology company, has acquired ActionX, a mobile app and cross-screen ad business.

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ZenithOptimedia downgrades global adspend amid tougher headwinds

ZenithOptimedia downgrades global adspend amid tougher headwinds

ZenithOptimedia has downgraded its global ad expenditure by 0.5 percentage points due to "severe economic problems" in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and a "slowdown" in China.

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Reed.co.uk sponsors Channel 5

Reed.co.uk sponsors Channel 5

Reed.co.uk, the job site, has signed a deal to sponsor Channel 5 shows as part of its 'Love Mondays' campaign.

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Attempts to revive Loaded fail, magazine to close after 21 years

Attempts to revive Loaded fail, magazine to close after 21 years

Loaded, a trailblazer in the men's magazine market in the nineties, is to close after 21 years following an unsuccessful attempt to breath new life into the title by Simian Publishing.

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Twitter hunts for UK marketer as it targets £180m ad revenues

Twitter hunts for UK marketer as it targets £180m ad revenues

Twitter is on the hunt for its first consumer marketer in the UK as the company chases ambitious targets to once again double advertising revenues year on year, to surpass £180 million in 2015.

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Sound Digital wins bid for second UK national DAB multiplex

Sound Digital wins bid for second UK national DAB multiplex

Sound Digital, a consortium of Arqiva, Bauer and UTV Media GB, has won its bid for a licence to operate a second national DAB multiplex in the UK.

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Germanwings removes 'get ready to be surprised' ads in wake of crash

Germanwings removes 'get ready to be surprised' ads in wake of crash

Germanwings, the budget airline, has asked Transport for London to remove ads featuring the line "get ready to be surprised" from London tube stations, after one of its planes crashed into the Alps.

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WPP's Martin Sorrell reconsiders strength of newspapers

WPP's Martin Sorrell reconsiders strength of newspapers

WPP's chief executive Martin Sorrell has made a significant change of tack in his stance to newspapers, suggesting they might not be over indexing in terms of advertising expenditure after all.

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Oxis Media to roll out Jack FM brand across UK

Oxis Media to roll out Jack FM brand across UK

Oxis Media, the radio business run by Donnach O'Driscoll, has bought the rights to offer the Jack FM brand across the UK and Europe.

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Daily Mail's financial update confirms tough press market

Daily Mail's financial update confirms tough press market

The UK's press market has had another tough trading start to the year, with widespread falls in print circulations and advertising spend, as typified in a financial update by the Daily Mail & General Trust today.

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My Media Week: Karen Stacey

My Media Week: Karen Stacey

Karen Stacey has just about got her feet under the desk as chief executive of Digital Cinema Media (DCM), when Camelot briefs a last-minute campaign due on screen in less than 24 hours.

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Viacom to bring Breaking Bad to Freeview with Spike launch

Viacom to bring Breaking Bad to Freeview with Spike launch

Viacom, which owns Channel 5, will launch Spike, a new free-to-air channel featuring the full series of Breaking Bad, next month.

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Martin Sorrell talks Maurice Lévy, Tesco, and the global outlook

Martin Sorrell talks Maurice Lévy, Tesco, and the global outlook

Last year's attempts for a mega-merger of equals between Publicis Groupe and Omnicom collapsed because Maurice Lévy failed to show John Wren "sufficient respect", according to WPP's Martin Sorrell, who went on to talk retirement plans, Tesco and Dunnhumby.

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'Advertisers are snake oil salesmen', says Peter Oborne

'Advertisers are snake oil salesmen', says Peter Oborne

ITV's Tom Bradby is used to setting The Agenda with his high octane topical TV programme, and his special edition for Advertising Week Europe yesterday lived up to the billing when guest Peter Oborne launched a scathing attack on the ad industry, and all those who work in it.

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Advertising Week Europe: Day one round up

Advertising Week Europe: Day one round up

Campaign's deputy features editor, James Swift, joins Gemma Charles and Charlotte McEleny, the deputy editor and digital editor of Marketing respectively, to run through the first day of Advertising Week Europe.

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Ad Week Europe delegates vote in favour of full service agency

Ad Week Europe delegates vote in favour of full service agency

Delegates at Advertising Week Europe have voted in favour of bringing back the full service agency, following yesterday's session on the subject.

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Mike Darcey claims paywall 'vindication' as Times and Sunday Times pass 400,000 subscribers

Mike Darcey claims paywall 'vindication' as Times and Sunday Times pass 400,000 subscribers

News UK's chief executive, Mike Darcey claimed "vindication" of the group's paywall strategy yesterday as total subscribers to the Times and Sunday Times passed 400,000 for the first time.

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Google's European leader says viewing habits are 'changing dramatically'

Google's European leader says viewing habits are 'changing dramatically'

The phenomenal growth of online video is fundamentally changing the viewing habits of the younger generation, according to Mark Howe, managing director of agency sales at North and Central Europe, Google.

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Agencies need to make more use of audience insight, says Mark Creighton

Agencies need to make more use of audience insight, says Mark Creighton

The creative and communications process of a campaign needs to be informed by the audience, according to Mark Creighton, the chief executive at Mindshare UK.

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