Steven Sharp, Marks & Spencer's long-serving marketing chief, is set to retire from the business and replaced by Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, the former Estée Lauder group president.
ITV has reported revenues of £571m for the first three months of 2013, up 1.1% year on year fuelled by 5.5% increase in spot ad revenues but ad revenue could fall by double digits in the second quarter.
Morrisons claims its 'More Of What Matters' ad campaign has succeeded in teaching customers about its unique approach to sourcing meat and has helped it capitalise on the horsemeat scandal.
Facebook has posted a 38% year-on-year revenue rise to £938m in the first quarter of the year on the back of mobile advertising growth, but questions remain how Facebook will increase monetisation as it reaches saturation point.
BSkyB has reported pre-tax profits up 7.5% to £966m in the nine months to 31 March 2013, after growth in divisions including digital TV service Sky Go offset slight declines in other areas, such as ad revenues.
WPP has reported UK revenues rose by 11.9% to £318m in Q1, despite what the chief executive Martin Sorrell described as "hand-to-hand combat in the trenches" in the wider communications market.
Virgin Media has reported pre-tax profits of £161.6m in the three months to the end of March, more than 20 times the profit in the same period of 2012, according to what is likely to be its last results.
Omnicom, the owner of the BBDO and OMD networks, reported pre-tax profits of $331m (£216m) in the first quarter of 2013, down 0.8% year on year, despite revenue rising by almost 3%.
Scott Taunton, the managing director of TalkSport-owner UTV Media (GB), earned a total of £332,311 a year in 2012, down 16.8% year on year despite the GB division's operating profit rising 4.8%.
Tesco claims its new advertising strategy is producing measurable results with customer feedback revealing the brand is now "warmer and more engaging".
Publicis Groupe, the owner of Saatchi & Saatchi and Starcom MediaVest Group, has reported revenue of €1.6bn (£1.3bn) in the first quarter, up 7.6% year on year although tough comparables and a weak European market held back organic growth.
Marks & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland is backing its new advertising style to help turn around its fashion proposition, as the retailer revealed another drop in clothing sales.
BlackBerry has surprised many analysts by posting a profit for the first three months of the year, and expects new smartphone launches, backed by its biggest marketing activity to-date, to claw back market share in 2013.
Blockbuster has been sold to restructuring specialist Gordon Brothers Europe for an undisclosed sum in a deal that will save 2,000 jobs and 264 stores.
Adam Crozier, the chief executive of ITV, took home a total of £3.15m in 2012, up 13% on 2011 and including more than 90% of his possible bonus, after the broadcaster's pre-tax profits increased by 6%.
Havas Group, the owner of the Havas Worldwide and Havas Media networks, has reported pre-tax income of €190m (£161.2m) in 2012, an increase of 14.5% year on year after growth in new business, digital and emerging markets.
Trinity Mirror has pledged £8m-worth of digital investments in 2013, following a "difficult" trading year in which advertising revenues fell 10.4% and circulation revenues tumbled 7.9%.
Tesco is buying family restaurant chain Giraffe for £48.6m in a move that will see it integrate the brand into its larger stores.
Groupon chief executive and co-founder Andrew Mason has been fired and says his biggest "regret" was the times he did not "have the courage to start with the customer".
Phil Bentley, the managing director of British Gas, is stepping down as profits for the company's residential energy supply jumped 11% to £606m in 2012.
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