Pernod Ricard and Fortune Brands are in talks with Allied Domecq about a &£7bn joint takeover bid for the British company.
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The top 10 remains almost unchanged from last year, while the highest risers and newcomers reflect a year of trauma and transformation.
A thirst for new experiences has inspired Danielle Atkins to travel the world from Russia to Saudi Arabia via brands such as Beats by Dre and Kodak. Now as CMO of the Diriyah Gate Development, she believes she has uncovered the “challenge of a lifetime”.
From 10 years of Mark Ritson to case studies in effectiveness, the Marketoonist on employing humour in ads to the inside track on Tesco and Patagonia’s brand strategy, here are some of the highlights of Marketing Week at the Festival of Marketing.