Advertising group WPP has teamed up with the ‘Daily Mail’ and Snapchat to launch a content marketing agency called Truffle Pig.

Advertising group WPP has teamed up with news publisher Daily Mail and messaging app Snapchat to launch a content marketing agency called Truffle Pig.(...)

Martin Sorrell: the number of investors objecting to his  pay level has decreased over time. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Martin Sorrell, boss of the world’s biggest advertising group, WPP, saw off another shareholder revolt over his €43 million pay package at the company(...)

In London, Royal Mail fell 4.9 per cent after chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne said the state would sell its 30 per cent stake in the postal operator. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

European markets slid to their lowest level in a month after talks failed to resolve the Greed stalemate and a broad sell-off of ex-dividend stocks(...)

WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell faces a shareholder revolt over his £43 million pay award for 2014 after two investor groups criticised the package(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Many customers  focusing on cost control and unwilling to finance  large marketing campaigns, WPP’s chief executive Martin Sorrell said on release of first quarter results. Photograph: Alan Betson.

WPP said 2015 would continue to be “demanding” after sales growth at the world’s largest advertising company slowed last quarter. The London-based fir(...)

In Dublin Ryanair rose by more than 1.3 per cent as investors greeted the news that its board has ratified a push into the transatlantic market in coming years

Germany’s Dax raced to record highs on Monday, part of an extended rally of the European stock market driven by investors’ expectations that a weaken(...)

The Dunnhumby sale is part of a drive by Tesco to slash costs and sell assets to mend the group’s finances

British advertising group WPP has bid for a majority stake in Dunnhumby, the customer data business put up for sale by Tesco. Dunnhumby, which gathers(...)

Ulster Bank has hundreds of guarantees given by property investors and developers which it is trying to sell. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

  Property movement Property movement Lone Star, the largest single investor in Irish property since the crash, plans to further sell (...)

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In numbers: Neeson goes green 3 million Number of Facebook fans of Tourism Ireland, which this week shared a 60-second film in which movie star Liam N(...)