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2009-07-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released survey, conducted in seven countries -- the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Brazil, India, Germany and France -- indicates that while many environmental beliefs and behaviors are shared across different consumer cultures, others vary widely. Generally, consumers in the US, UK, Germany and France tend to align in their attitudes, while consumers in Brazil, India, and China have divergent views, and are particularly inclined to...

2009-06-29 10:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with GroupM Interaction APAC to now encompass all of the Asia-Pacific region, reflecting comScore's growing portfolio of agency clients in this market. GroupM is the leading global media investment management operation that serves as the parent company to WPP media agencies including MAXUS, MediaCom, Mediaedge:cia and...

2009-06-16 12:59:00

Newly created 'LG-One' public relations team to handle worldwide corporate, product communications after competitive review SEOUL, South Korea, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics has chosen "LG-One," a multi-agency team of WPP companies, to provide global public relations support, effective June 1, 2009. The appointment, initially for a period of three years, follows a worldwide competitive review and will cover corporate and product communications across all five of LG Electronics...

2009-05-27 14:44:00

New clients include Kimberly-Clark Healthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Daiichi Sankyo ATLANTA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Studiocom, a WPP Digital Agency headquartered in Atlanta, has recently been awarded business from several healthcare industry leaders, Kimberly-Clark Healthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Studiocom's healthcare team will focus on creating innovative solutions for these new clients meeting the challenges of the ever-changing...

2008-11-13 18:00:15

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a regular session of the New York Court of Appeals on October 23rd 2008, and under the cover of a contentious election year and an economic tsunami, this state's top court, the New York Court of Appeals (NYCOA) declined to hear the appeal of Kathryn Jordan v. Bates Advertising 118785-99, an important "perceived disability" case filed by a woman with Multiple Sclerosis. The appeal was filed by Jordan after the First Department Appellate...

2008-10-28 12:00:23

Google and WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) announced today that they will jointly fund a grant program to support research into how online media influences consumer behaviour, attitudes and decision making. WPP and Google will contribute up to $4.6 million over three years to endow the Google and WPP Marketing Research Awards Program, which will immediately begin reviewing grant applications. The program will be overseen by Professor John Quelch, Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School...

2008-09-16 09:00:18

Covario, Inc., the leader in interactive marketing analytics, today announced a preferred partnership agreement with Neo@Ogilvy, the global digital and direct media agency of OgilvyOne Worldwide, part of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY). The alliance will provide global clients of both firms with an integrated solution designed to deliver greater efficiency and value in managing global search programs. After initial collaboration between the two firms resulted in strong benefits and results for...

2008-08-27 03:00:26

By Zhao, Qiao Brkljacic, Jelena; Meier, Iris Ran GTPase plays essential roles in multiple cellular processes, including nucleocytoplasmic transport, spindle formation, and postmitotic nuclear envelope (NE) reassembly. The cytoplasmic Ran GTPase activating protein RanGAP is critical to establish a functional RanGTP/RanGDP gradient across the NE and is associated with the outer surface of the NE in metazoan and higher plant cells. Arabidopsis thaliana RanGAP association with the root tip NE...

2008-07-23 09:01:21

CommonHealth today announced the promotion of Meaghan Onofrey to president of MBS/Vox, the research consultancy unit of CommonHealth specializing in the analysis of naturally occurring healthcare interactions, including in-office physician-patient dialogue. CommonHealth (www.commonhealth.com) is the world's leading healthcare-communications network and a WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY)(www.wpp.com) company. Advancing from her previous role as general manager, Ms. Onofrey will oversee the management,...

2008-07-19 03:00:19

By Gill, Joe Yahoo! has announced a long-term alliance with WPP's online media shops to combine WPP's ad serving platform 24/7 Real Media with Yahoo!'s trading exchange Right Media. This came on the same day as a shareholder revolt led by Carl lcahn demanded the Yahoo! board negotiate a deal with Microsoft. The $33-a-share buyout offer for Yahoo! was withdrawn by Microsoft on 3 May. The partnership involves WPP's agencies GroupM, WPP Digital and 24/7 Real Media. GroupM includes WPP media...