WPP silence over Y&R plan

WPP Group’s quarterly results were due yesterday, but as Design Week went to press, the marketing communications group was still refusing to comment on continued speculation about the proposed creation of a marketing services supergroup with Young & Rubic

WPP Group’s quarterly results were due yesterday, but as Design Week went to press, the marketing communications group was still refusing to comment on continued speculation about the proposed creation of a marketing services supergroup with Young & Rubicam. The group would also feature Enterprise IG and Landor Associates.

Latest unconfirmed reports suggest the American advertising conglomerate Y&R could even scupper a possible deal between the two companies if a white knight buyer is found in time.

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