• WPP Launches 'Leaker' Probe
    The firm has hired outside counsel to look into leaks surrounding its Sorrell investigation. The former WPP chief questioned why the company hadn't done so earlier at Cannes last week.
  • When It Rains It Pours At Bollore Group
    A dispute over money has led to the end of a seven-year Partnership in Paris for Bollore Group, the company that controls Havas parent Vivendi.
  • Is Vice The Next Piece Of The WPP Portfolio To Go?
    There's word that WPP is looking to off-load its stake in Millennial-focused media platform Vice, which follows recent agreements to sell its interests in ad-tech firm AppNexus and digital strategy and tech consultant Globant.
  • Short Sellers Up The Ante On WPP
    Hedge fund investors have made a GBP1 billion bet (about $1.328 billion) against WPP, meaning those funds expect further declines in the company's stock price.
  • A Different Cannes Lions Festival This Year
    This year's Cannes Lions Festival has wrapped -- and what have we learned? Two lessons come immediately to mind.
  • MediaCom Clinches Media Grand Prix, Media Network Of The Year Honors At Cannes
    The media planning Grand Prix was for work on an integrated Tesco campaign, "Food Love Stories." Campaigns for P&G's Gillette in Israel added two Silver Lions and a Bronze Lion. The agency also received eight shortlist nominations.
  • It's About Time: First Ever Grand Prix In Creative Ecommerce
    It went to Xbox and McCann London among others and was awarded Wednesday night in Cannes. An awesome VR-enhanced music video won the digital craft Grand Prix.
  • Carney, Essex Out To Build A Federation
    Yep, that's their Plan A, with the intention to deliver strategic and creative brand marketing services at scale.
  • Film And A New Language Win Health Grand Prix Awards At Cannes
    I was watching a live stream of the Cannes Lions awards ceremony Monday and for a minute I thought I was tuned in to the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Scandal Not Deterring Sir Martin From Taking The Stage At Cannes
    Unless, of course, he gets a last-minute case of cold feet, but let's face it -- that's never been his M.O.
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