Hellman & Friedman, an American private-equity group, has emerged as a potential rival to WPP Group in the £1.5bn auction of advertising group Grey Global.
An industry body for the gaming market has been created, called the Gambling Alliance, to provide a range of services including legal services, compliance and governance, marketing and market research.
Barclaycard has supplied 5,000 machines that generate temporary passwords for cardholders in a pilot anti-fraud scheme. Instead of inputting credit card details online, consumers can validate online purchases by using unique passwords obtained by running their cards through the machines.
ScreenSelect, the online DVD rental service, has signed a two-year deal with electrical retailer Dixons Group to supply and fulfil the new website dixonsmovies.co.uk.
CEO Alex Mahon believes the broadcaster is “stronger” and more able to deliver on its purpose “than ever” as it transitions into a post-pandemic world, having successfully grown its digital platform and increased diverse representation.
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