WPP turnaround takeaways; Huntsworth suffers comms revenue drop; Amazon reps try to win over new neighbors.
The communications division of Huntsworth – comprising Grayling, Red Consultancy and Citigate Dewe Rogerson – has “stabilised” in the second half of this year, with annual revenues on track to decline by five per cent, a trading update reports.
The Burson alum came back after a short stint at a hospitality trade group.
The previous CMO, Steve Provost, was named the restaurant chain’s chief concept officer.
The firm recommends a buy rating for WPP stock.
The activation is promoting Nissan’s Altima model.
WPP chief executive outlines plan to be ‘creative transformation company’.
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Adidas has begun a review of its PR agency model and roster, placing several incumbent agencies on notice in the UK in an account estimated to be worth ‘well into seven figures’.
Mark Read will focus on communications, experience, commerce and technology.